Boarding Scholarships

Boarding Scholarships

Auckland Grammar School is proud to offer three boarding scholarships for Form 3 students in 2021. Please note: Year 8 applicants may only apply for one scholarship per year.

Click here for the Scholarship application form. 

 1) Cooper-Connell Boarding Scholarship

This scholarship was established in memory of two distinguished Old Boys - Sir Henry Cooper '22 and Barrie Frederick Connell '44. Sir Henry was a Waiuku boy who attended Auckland Grammar School on a scholarship and went on to become a highly regarded Headmaster of the School. Barrie was a former Head Prefect, Dux and captain of the school's 1st XV rugby team and a strong supporter of the Auckland Grammar School’s Old Boys' Association.

The Cooper-Connell Scholarship gives young men from out-of-zone the opportunity to attend one of the country's leading secondary schools.

Auckland Grammar School offers:

  • An unsurpassed state school education
  • A dual academic pathway of NCEA or Cambridge International Examinations
  • A unique combination of academic challenge, sporting endeavour, cultural richness and tradition

We are looking for students currently in Year 8 who have the potential to achieve excellence in academic endeavours and participate enthusiastically in sporting and cultural activities.

The successful applicants will be from outside the Grammar zone and will be eligible for a half boarding scholarship at Tibbs House for up to five years, renewable annually. If you require any further information on the Cooper-Connell Scholarship, please click here to download an informational PDF.

Applications for the Cooper-Connell Boarding Scholarship close on Monday 1 June 2020.

Click here to fill out the scholarship application form.

2) Sir John Buchanan Boarding Scholarship

Established by Grammar Old Boy, Sir John Buchanan, in recognition of the role the School played in his development during his secondary school years, this scholarship is to be awarded to a well-rounded young man who will benefit from the competitive educational and sporting environment provided by both the School and its boarding house.

With a vision of pre-eminence in boys' secondary education, Auckland Grammar School offers young men:

  • An unsurpassed state school education
  • A dual academic pathway of NCEA or Cambridge International Examinations
  • A unique combination of academic challenge, sporting endeavour, cultural richness and tradition

We are looking for students currently in Year 8 and preferably from the South Auckland region where Sir John himself grew up, who are potential role models and future leaders. The successful applicant will be eligible for a full five-year boarding scholarship to Tibbs House. Further information on the Sir John Buchanan Scholarship can be found by reading and downloading this informational PDF.

Applications for the Sir John Buchanan Boarding Scholarship close on Monday 1 June 2020.

Click here to fill out the scholarship application form.

3) Sport Scholarship

Auckland Grammar School is offering sports scholarships to students across all year levels. scholarship will be awarded to an outstanding sportsman who will fit the special and unique culture and character of Auckland Grammar School.

With a vision of pre-eminence in boys' secondary education, Auckland Grammar School offers young men:

  • An unsurpassed state school education
  • An extensive range of sporting codes at all levels, including traditional and emerging sports
  • A dual academic pathway of NCEA or Cambridge International Examinations
  • A unique combination of academic challenge, sporting endeavour, cultural richness and tradition

The successful applicant will be eligible for a full or partial boarding scholarship to Tibbs House for 2021. Further Information can be found by reading and downloading this informational PDF

Applications for this scholarship close on Monday 1 June 2020.

Click here to fill out the scholarship application form.