Scholarships and Bursaries

Our Amity Scholarship Programme rewards excellence and celebrates extraordinary potential, and our scholars benefit from outstanding enrichment opportunities and a generous educational enrichment fund.

We are committed to helping children from all backgrounds have access to an outstanding education. Successful Scholarship candidates may also apply for a Bursary to help them access an Amity Education where they would be unable to do so otherwise. 

The Amity Scholarship and Bursary Fund, launched in September 2017, not only helps celebrate and promote achievement and ambition but also help students with limited financial means benefit from an Amity education. 


Scholarship programme

'Inspiring excellence' is one of the four founding values of our community: beyond the classroom, one of the ways we try to foster excellence is through our Scholarship Programme which, through a wealth of enrichment opportunities, fuels our students' curiosity, creativity and aspiration. 


Opportunity for success

Scholars will be presented with exciting opportunities and challenges. Our academic curriculum and co-curriculum are structured to provide breadth, challenge and extension beyond standard British National Curriculum requirements. We provide excellent resources, specialist subject teaching and take great care to monitor and promote academic progress. Students awarded a Scholarship receive the following benefits:

  • Bespoke courses to develop skills (sourced from outside providers, including EtonX)
  • Mentoring sessions
  • Support developing a portfolio of skills and achievement
  • An Inauguration Ceremony, in which our scholars receive the certificate of inauguration.
  • All scholars’ awards are recognised formally on the Scholarship Honours Board
  • Regular review and target-setting meetings with the Director of Scholarship



Who qualifies?

Scholarships are awarded to gifted and talented students for achievement and demonstration of potential either in a specific field or a combination of fields. Awards are given on an entirely meritocratic basis. Although a student may not meet the criteria at one scholarship entry point, this will not exclude him/her from an application in a later year. Scholarships have been offered for students entering Years 7 to 10. Music scholarships may be offered to exceptional candidates in Years 5 to 6.


What do we expect from our scholars?

Scholars should be leaders to their peers and work with staff to grow the co-curricular programmes. Scholars are expected to achieve recognition for themselves and help the community achieve the same by being a role model inside and outside of the classroom.  Holders of this award are expected to participate in a variety of co-curricular activities. These include subject-specific clubs and societies, as well as internal and external academic competitions.


How is success measured?

Our programme will give students confidence in new challenges, develop resilience and inspire them to be creative problem-solvers and visionary leaders. We measure success in terms of exam results and the number of students attending Oxbridge, Russell Group or Ivy League universities. 



How to apply for a Scholarship

Scholarship applications for Academic Year 2021/2022 are now closed. To apply for the following year, or to enquire about the programme, you may contact our Registrar:

For more information about requirements, expectations and assessment, please see the Amity Scholarship Information Booklet for Candidates.


Bursary (Financial Support)

Financial support is not part of the Scholarship award. Parents interested in applying for Bursary financial support should complete the Confidential Statement of Financial Circumstances. Parents will then be invited to discuss the possibility of further financial support with the School Principal.

The school will consider compassionate and other circumstances, including financial means, to decide on the level of support provided. Bursaries will be subject to annual review and parents may be asked to provide updated financial information every year.  

For more information, please contact our Registrar:


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