Scholarships
Harrisdale Campus

STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) Scholarships

GATE Program and Scholarships – Year 7 2022

Secondary School Only

Carey’s GATE pathway provides gifted and talented students with a stimulating and challenging STEM learning environment which empowers them with the knowledge and skills to succeed and adapt to a changing world where demand for STEM experience is high and will continue to increase into the future.

The program incorporates 21st Century learning strategies focusing on project/problem solving and inquiry-based learning. Students are encouraged to excel in their areas of academic talent and develop a love of learning.

The program comprises four components which will involve each of the four STEM disciplines. Each of these occur within a context. Carey works with organisations such as Curtin University, Murdoch University and industry to deliver this program.

Applications for the 2022 Program are open now and close 5pm Wednesday 24 March 2021.

Music Scholarships

GATE Program and Scholarships – Year 7 2022

Secondary School Only

The Music Specialist program is aimed at students with demonstrated experience and a passion to further their Music studies. Carey’s highly respected Music Department offers Music education in a variety of genres, including Contemporary Popular Music, Western Art/Classical Music, Jazz Music and Musical Theatre.

Students participate in a variety of music ensembles and bands and are provided with multiple opportunities to perform during the year – on-site, across Perth and Western Australia, and in National Competitions.

Carey Baptist College has active connections with WAAPA (W.A. Academy of Performing Arts), U.W.A. School of Music and the James Morrison Academy, with many Carey Music students accepted into these tertiary institutions following graduation from Carey.

Applications for the 2022 Program are open now and close 5pm Wednesday 24 March 2021.

Academic Excellence Scholarships 

GATE Scholarships – Year 7 2022

Secondary School Only

Carey’s GATE pathway provides gifted and talented students with an academic excellence program designed to create an environment where academically able students can be challenged and extended to attain the highest levels of excellence. Recipients of this scholarship will have consistently demonstrated an excellent academic standard and potential in a number of areas, particularly in English, Humanities and/or the Arts.

Students will participate in a Year 7 program that offers variety, engagement and challenge. Carey has developed a curriculum that is full of hands-on, innovative activities which are designed not only to engage the students, but also to encourage creativity and ways of learning that will benefit their later years of study.

Applications for the 2022 Program are open now and close 5pm Wednesday 24 March 2021.

The William Carey Scholarship

Secondary School Only

The William Carey Scholarship was created to offer educational opportunities for students who are either first-generation descendants of a refugee or are refugees themselves. It is a means-tested scholarship for eligible families on a limited income.

This scholarship is named after the pioneering Baptist missionary William Carey, who famously urged, ‘Expect great things from God. Attempt great things for God’. Carey is remembered as a father of modern missions, a gifted linguist and educator and was responsible for translating the Bible into 44 different languages and dialects.

Carey Right Track Scholarship

Secondary School Only

The purpose of Carey Right Track Foundation Scholarship is to empower future indigenous leaders through educational opportunities at Carey Baptist College. The scholarships are awarded to indigenous students displaying leadership potential and a commitment to being positive role models within and beyond the Carey Community.

The vision of the Carey Right Track Foundation is to increase educational, leadership and community service aspirations and ability in young indigenous and remote people through developing their natural talents, leadership capacity and academic potential in the context of a Christian witness and community.

The Carey Right Track Scholarship is a means-tested scholarship for eligible families on a limited income.

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