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No ordinary scholarship, for no ordinary girl.

Fintona is no ordinary girls’ school. And our students aren’t ordinary girls either. They’re bright. They’re kind. They’re ambitious. Their interests are as diverse as Fintona’s offerings. That’s why we’ve created an All-Rounder Scholarship for new VCE students in 2021 and 2022. Could you be Fintona’s next all-rounder?

Entry into Years 11 and 12 in 2021 and 2022

Limited scholarships available

Applications for 2021 close 26 August 2020

Applications for 2022 close 1 February 2021

VCE Scholarship Application

No ordinary scholarship, for no ordinary girl.

Fintona is no ordinary girls’ school. And our students aren’t ordinary girls either. They’re bright. They’re kind. They’re ambitious. Their interests are as diverse as Fintona’s offerings. That’s why we’ve created an All-Rounder Scholarship for new VCE students in 2021 and 2022. Could you be Fintona’s next all-rounder?

Entry into Years 11 and 12 in 2021 and 2022

Limited scholarships available

Applications for 2021 close 26 August 2020

Applications for 2022 close 1 February 2021

VCE Scholarship Application

What makes an All-Rounder?

You lead with confidence and serve your community

You’re the girl who makes a difference by leading initiatives and supporting others to make your community and the world a better place.

Making a difference can look like:

  • Volunteering for a not-for-profit
  • Championing causes at school or in your local community
  • Creating and leading initiatives to support your peers

You strive for academic excellence

You work to achieve excellence in your academic program.

Academic excellence can look like:

  • Setting and achieving goals to consistently improve your academic performance
  • Being top of your class in one or more of your subjects
  • Receiving academic honours, school awards or special achievements

You excel on the field, stage or in the arts

Whether you’re the drama captain or the footy captain, you shine where your skills and passions combine.

Your extraordinary talents may look like:

  • Competing or performing at a State or National level
  • Regular instrumental, ensemble or choir performances

What makes an All-Rounder?

You’re the girl who makes a difference by leading initiatives and supporting others to make your community and the world a better place.

Making a difference can look like:

  • Volunteering for a not-for-profit
  • Championing causes in your local community
  • Creating and leading initiatives to support your peers

You work to achieve excellence in your academic program.

Academic excellence can look like:

  • Setting and achieving goals to consistently improve your academic performance
  • Being top of your class in one or more of your subjects
  • Receiving academic honours, school awards or special achievements

Whether you’re the drama captain or the footy captain, you shine where your skills and passions combine.

Your extraordinary talents may look like:

  • Competing or performing at a State or National level
  • Regular instrumental, ensemble or choir performances

Embrace every opportunity at Fintona

Fintona’s broad range of programs combined with small class sizes allow you to be immersed in your areas of passion and learn deeply in a dynamic, supportive environment. You will discover new interests and hone your skills through a wide range of extra-curricular opportunities.

VCE Subjects at Fintona
  • Accounting
  • Economics
  • Legal Studies
  • English
  • English as an Additional Language
  • Literature
  • Latin
  • French
  • Japanese
  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Physics
  • Psychology
  • Mathematical Methods
  • Specialist Mathematics
  • Further Mathematics
  • General Mathematics
  • Geography
  • History – Revolutions
  • History – 20th Century
  • Health and Human Development
  • Physical Education
  • Theatre Studies
  • Drama
  • Music Performance
  • Art
  • Visual Communication Design
Co- and Extra-Curricular Opportunities

Fintona students create and lead a variety of special interest groups in their unique areas of passion. In 2020, clubs included:

  • The Studio – a collaboration between STEM, Environment and Art
  • International Politics and Economics Club (IPEC)
  • Art Club
  • Chess Club
  • Green Team
  • Performance Club
  • Conversation Club

Fintona is a member of Girls Sport Victoria and our students compete in many intra- and inter-school sporting competitions including:

  • Rowing
  • Diving
  • Softball
  • Swimming
  • Athletics
  • Tennis
  • AFL
  • Hockey
  • Netball
  • Soccer
  • Volleyball
  • Basketball
  • Cricket

Fintona has a wide range of performance opportunities to suit all abilities. These include:

  • School Productions
  • School Concerts
  • Debating
  • Public Speaking
  • Fintona Voices
  • Chamber Choir (by audition)
  • Guitar Ensemble
  • Tourmont Band (advanced Symphonic Band)
  • Tourmont Strings (advanced String Ensemble
  • Chamber Orchestra (AMEB Grade 5 and above)
  • Rock Band
  • Harp Ensemble
  • Percussion Ensemble
  • Flute Ensemble
  • Stage/Jazz Bands

Through overseas study tours, cultural exchanges and special interest trips like World Challenge, girls often reflect on their time overseas as some of the best experiences of their lives.

  • Japan Tour
  • Italy Tour (Latin)
  • Japanese Exchange
  • French Exchange
  • Canada Exchange
  • New York Art and Design Tour
  • World Challenge

Embrace every opportunity at Fintona

Fintona’s broad range of programs combined with small class sizes allow you to be immersed in your areas of passion and learn deeply in a dynamic, supportive environment. You will discover new interests and hone your skills through a wide range of extra-curricular opportunities.

VCE Subjects at Fintona
  • Accounting
  • Economics
  • Legal Studies
  • English
  • English as an Additional Language
  • Literature
  • Latin
  • French
  • Japanese
  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Physics
  • Psychology
  • Mathematical Methods
  • Specialist Mathematics
  • Further Mathematics
  • General Mathematics
  • Geography
  • History – Revolutions
  • History – 20th Century
  • Health and Human Development
  • Physical Education
  • Theatre Studies
  • Drama
  • Music Performance
  • Art
  • Visual Communication Design
Co- and Extra-Curricular Opportunities

Fintona students create and lead a variety of special interest groups in their unique areas of passion. In 2020, clubs included:

  • The Studio – a collaboration between STEM, Environment and Art
  • International Politics and Economics Club (IPEC)
  • Art Club
  • Chess Club
  • Green Team
  • Performance Club
  • Conversation Club

Fintona is a member of Girls Sport Victoria and our students compete in many intra- and inter-school sporting competitions including:

  • Rowing
  • Diving
  • Softball
  • Swimming
  • Athletics
  • Tennis
  • AFL
  • Hockey
  • Netball
  • Soccer
  • Volleyball
  • Basketball
  • Cricket

Fintona has a wide range of performance opportunities to suit all abilities. These include:

  • School Productions
  • School Concerts
  • Debating
  • Public Speaking
  • Fintona Voices
  • Chamber Choir (by audition)
  • Guitar Ensemble
  • Tourmont Band (advanced Symphonic Band)
  • Tourmont Strings (advanced String Ensemble
  • Chamber Orchestra (AMEB Grade 5 and above)
  • Rock Band
  • Harp Ensemble
  • Percussion Ensemble
  • Flute Ensemble
  • Stage/Jazz Bands

Through overseas study tours, cultural exchanges and special interest trips like World Challenge, girls often reflect on their time overseas as some of the best experiences of their lives.

  • Japan Tour
  • Italy Tour (Latin)
  • Japanese Exchange
  • French Exchange
  • Canada Exchange
  • New York Art and Design Tour
  • World Challenge

Could you be Fintona’s next
All-Rounder? Apply today.

• Download and complete the application pack
• Submit your application before 26 August 2020
• Scholarship interviews will be held in the week of 24 August

Application Pack

Could you be Fintona’s next
All-rounder? Apply today.

• Download and complete the application pack
• Submit your application before 26 August 2020
• Scholarship interviews will be held in the week of 24 August

Application Pack
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