Foundation, Sport and Educational Bursaries


A.B. Paterson College offers a small number of bursaries each year, equating to a partial remission of Tuition Fees to assist families who would otherwise not normally be able to afford fees and therefore be unable to provide their child with an A.B. Paterson College Education. These range in value and are offered at the sole discretion of the College.

Foundation Bursary for 2021

The Foundation Bursary is offered by A.B. Paterson College and is open to students in Year 6, who are not currently attending the College and who would be unable to do so without College support.

This Bursary offers a partial remission of fees for study from Years 7 - 12. The value of the Bursary can vary at the discretion of the Principal/Head of College, depending upon the calibre of the student’s application. This Bursary is subject to an assessment of the parents’ capacity to contribute to fees and is awarded to a student/s who is/are well-rounded and who is/are able to contribute to the general life of the College. Applications should be made in writing, addressed to the Principal/Head of College and marked ‘Confidential’.

Applications for 2021 have now closed. Applications for 2022 will open in November 2020.

Sports Administered by QLD School Sport Bursary for 2021

A.B. Paterson College offers a Bursary for students who have excelled in a sport administered by QLD Sports.  Applications are invited from students who are in Years 9 - 12, and who have excelled in their chosen sport by gaining recognition at either State or National level competition.  It should be noted that this Bursary cannot be combined with any other forms of financial assistance, discounts, bursaries or scholarships.

Sport Bursaries are awarded on the basis of demonstrated ability at State or National level competition and a student’s contribution to the College sporting program. This Bursary is open to both current and future students.

The amount of the Bursary offered varies and is at the sole discretion of the College.  It should be noted that Bursary application is competitive and not all applicants who meet the basic eligibility criteria are necessarily awarded a Bursary.

Scholarships and Bursaries are subject to review at key stages. The Principal/Head of College has the right to withdraw any Scholarship or Bursary at any time if behaviour, commitment and/or progress are not being maintained.  The value of any award must remain strictly confidential between parents and the College. 

Please note that the Principal/Head of College reserves the right to recover any financial assistance, Scholarship or Bursary provided for a student if the recipient leaves the College before completing Year 12.

Applications should be made in writing,  addressed to the Principal/Head of College and marked ‘Confidential’.  Applications are to be submitted by the conclusion of Term 2, 2020.

Educational Bursaries for 2021

A.B. Paterson College values the purpose and character of Australia's Servicemen and Servicewomen and in appreciation for all families of Australian Servicemen and Servicewomen would like to offer 50% educational bursary at the discretion of the College.

For more information contact our Head of Admissions, Karen Milburn on 

Please note, places are subject to successful interview and availability.

Applications for 2021 have now closed. Applications for 2022 will open in November 2020.

Bursary Application Forms

Foundation Bursary for Study in 2022

Sport Bursary