Northmead Creative and Performing Arts High School

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Scholarships and awards

Our students can take advantage of several scholarship and award opportunities.

Northmead CAPA High School Scholarship - Year 7, 2019

Northmead has a proud tradition of excellence in the Creative and Performing Arts, academic, sporting and cultural learning opportunities for our students. 

Multiple scholarships will be awarded in three categories:

  • Academic
  • Performing & Creative Arts
  • Sporting

You may apply for more than one category.

1. Academic

Academic scholarships will be awarded based on general achievements across Primary Key Learning Areas.

2. Performing & Creative Arts

Scholarships will be awarded for outstanding achievement in at least one area if the student has successfully auditioned in:

  • Dance
  • Drama
  • Music - Vocal
  • Music - Instrumental
  • Visual Arts

A Scholarship application form must be completed. This is separate to the Audition Application Form you must complete if your child is auditioning.

3. Sport

The Sporting Scholarships will be awarded based on outstanding achievement in at least one team sport and/or individual sporting achievement.

Download the 2019 Scholarship Information (PDF 284KB) for more information.

NSW School Nanga Mai Awards

The Nanga Mai Awards are an annual event organised by Aboriginal Education and Communities Directorate. The awards recognise and celebrate innovation, excellence and educational achievement in Aboriginal education in NSW public schools, school communities and department directorates.

Premier’s Reading Challenge

This Premier’s Reading Challenge encourages students from Kindergarten to Year 9 to develop a love of reading and plays an important role in developing literacy.

Premier’s Debating Challenge

The Premier’s Debating Challenge is open to students from Year 5 to 12. Teams compete in a round robin series of debates against other schools. The winners go on to compete at regional and state level to determine the eventual state champion.

Public speaking competitions

The Arts Unit offers public speaking competitions for NSW school students. Each competition is a great opportunity for students to develop their speech-writing and presentation skills while representing their schools in a state-wide competition.

Premier’s ANZAC Memorial Scholarships

The Premier’s ANZAC Memorial Scholarships are an opportunity to visit significant overseas sites associated with Australia’s participation in war for Years 10 and 11 students in selected schools.

Duke of Edinburgh Award

The Duke of Edinburgh Award provides an internationally recognised, self-development program for people aged 14 to 25. The program equips young people with the opportunity to undertake a variety of voluntary and challenging activities.