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Alexandra College

Open Entrance

Scholarship Examination

Saturday 23rd November 2019 8:30am to 11:15am


The following Open Scholarships are available for entry to 1st Year Post Primary in Autumn 2020. 

2 Full Scholarships covering tuition fees from 1st to 6th Year

Scholarships will be renewed each year provided that the Principal receives satisfactory reports of progress and conduct.
Applicants must be at least 12 years of age on the 1st day of January 2021 and under 13 years of age on 1st May 2020 and must be in 6th Class in Primary School. Students who have completed all or part of a first year Secondary Course are not eligible to sit for the Scholarship Examination. No exception will be made under any circumstances.
There is no set syllabus. The standard is that of 6th Class of State Primary Schools. The subjects for the Examination are English, Mathematics and Irish or French.
It is policy of the College not to make available copies of previous examination papers. Please note also that details of results will not be given. The school reserves the right to withhold some or all of the scholarships should a sufficiently high standard not be reached by the entrants in the examination.
Applications should be made online by clicking the link below and completing the form. Closing date for receipt of applications is 2pm on Monday 18th November 2019, after which a timetable will be emailed to all applicants. Please note that there is a non-refundable fee of €100 for the examination. When you have completed the application form, you will be prompted to visit the College's Easy Payments Plus website to complete this payment. Alternatively, please use the link below.

Entrance Scholarship Application Form 

Easy Payments Plus - application fee to be paid here