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Scholarships & Bursaries


Parents are also encouraged to apply for financial help, if required, to enable them to send their child to Milton Abbey through a means-tested bursary. If both are awarded, a bursary can be combined with a scholarship.

Applications for a bursary should be made to the Finance Director by the end of December 2020. The Finance Committee will consider any such applications in conjunction with a scholarship award either given or pending.  Please contact Admissions for an application form.

A scholarship award entitles post holders to a 10% reduction in school fees.  All scholarship applications need to be submitted by 8 January 2021 and will be assessed on a virtual basis, in light of the current pandemic, as opposed to taking place at School on a set date. 

Each discipline has different assessment requirements, which can be requested by contacting Once you have returned the application form, you will be contacted by a member of the Admissions team to arrange a date for the assessment.
The following Scholarships are available at both 13+ and 16+ entry: 

  • ALL-ROUNDER | Academic and at least one of the other below disciplines
  • ACADEMIC | Papers can be completed at the applicant’s own school
  • ART
  • DRAMA (13+) or PERFORMING ARTS (16+)
  • SAILING | Will be arranged at the start of the Summer Term 2021
  • SPORT ALL-ROUNDER or TEAM PLAYER | For those who excel in one of more of our traditional team sports (Cricket, Hockey, Rugby, Lacrosse, Tennis, Netball or Swimming)
  • SPORT ELITE PLAYER | For those who excel in Cycling, Golf or Football and wish to be considered for our Elite Sport Programmes