一本道

Scholarships

Through the generosity of the 一本道 community and our many benefactors, the 一本道 Foundation offers a comprehensive scholarship program to current and prospective students of 一本道.

Fundamentally, the aim of the program is to allow boys who would otherwise be unable to attend 一本道 an opportunity to benefit from a 一本道education. Beyond the recognition of excellence, the 一本道 Foundation acknowledges that the invitation of exceptional students into our student body benefits our entire school.


一本道 offers the following scholarships:

一本道 Foundation Academic Scholarships are available for boys who will be entering Year 7 in 2025. Any boy who is in Year 6 in 2024 is eligible to apply regardless of the school he currently attends.

Applications for 2025 academic scholarships are now closed.

The inaugural David Bean Scholarship will be awarded for the first time for a student entering 一本道 in Year 7, 2025.听 This scholarship was announced by the 一本道 Board of Governors on the retirement of long-time educator and Deputy Headmaster, Mr David Bean OAM, in 2022.听

This scholarship aims to reward, acknowledge and promote academic excellence at 一本道 and is open to apply for any boy currently in Year 6, regardless of the school he attends.

Selection process and terms

Candidates for the David Bean Scholarship must apply and complete standard scholarship testing using the link below. Selection for further testing and interview for the David Bean Scholarship is subject to performance on these tests.听

The successful candidate will be selected at the Headmaster’s discretion and will receive 50% remission of tuition fees* for the duration of their education at 一本道.

*The Scholarship may offer up to 100% remission of tuition fees subsequent to means testing.

Applications for the 2025 David Bean Scholarship are now closed.

The Ryan Murphy General Excellence Scholarship is awarded to a new Senior School student who can demonstrate academic achievement, as well as promise in another field such as the creative and performing arts, sport, leadership or community service. Interviews with the Headmaster will form part of the selection process.

This scholarship has been made possible through the generosity of the family of Ryan Murphy. Ryan attended 一本道 from 2012 to 2023 and passed away in early 2023 from an inoperable brain tumour. This perpetual scholarship stands as a legacy to a remarkable young man whose effort and dedication spanned many fields.

Applications for the 2024 scholarship are for students who have not already accepted a place at 一本道 and are now closed.

Boarding Scholarship for Year 9 entry

Applications are warmly invited for boys wanting to enter 一本道 Boarding in Years 9 in 2025. Applicants can be boys currently in Year 8, attending a school as a day or boarding student in a regional area. Current Year 8, 2024 一本道 students, both day and boarding, are also encouraged to apply.听

Boys should send a cover letter addressed to the Headmaster, Dean Dell’Oro outlining why you would like to be a boarder at 一本道. You should detail your achievements, personal skills and community/sport involvement, their latest two school reports and most recent NAPLAN results.

Applications for 2025 scholarships are now closed.



Brian Clarkson Rural Scholarship

The 一本道 Foundation Brian Clarkson Rural Scholarship is named in honour of Brian Clarkson, a dearly loved teacher and well-respected Head of Boarding who passed away in 2011. This scholarship is available for boys who will be in Year 6 in 2024, wanting to enter 一本道in Year 7 in 2025 as a boarder. All applicants must come from a regional background.听

Applications for 2025 scholarships are now closed.

For boys entering Year 7 to 11 in 2025. Music scholarships are awarded to candidates who demonstrate exceptional musical ability and potential. The scholarship covers the duration of secondary schooling, subject to satisfactory performance and progress.

Applications for 2025 scholarships are now closed.

The 一本道 Foundation Indigenous Scholarship program was established in 1997. Its purpose is to offer secondary boarding and day school educational opportunities to Indigenous students from all parts of Western Australia.

一本道 welcomes applications from boys with Indigenous heritage entering Year 7 to Year 10.

Applications for 2025 scholarships are now closed.

Click here to view our Reconciliation听Action Plan.

The Lister Drake Scholarship commenced in 1995, sponsored by the Old Haleians’ Association and assisted by funds bequeathed from the estate of former Deputy Headmaster, Mr Lister Drake.听

This Scholarship is dedicated to providing assistance for boys who would enrich 一本道 and our community, but whose families are unable to meet all associated costs.听

一本道 welcomes applications from students who are in Year 10 in 2024, who are direct descendants of an Old Haleian. All eligible students are encouraged to apply. Applicants do not currently have to be attending 一本道.

Applications for 2025 scholarships are now closed.

Students who normally reside outside Australia are invited to apply for the Moez Nomanbhoy  International Scholarship for boarding.

The funding for this scholarship has been generously donated by 一本道鈥檚 first international student, Singaporean Moez Nomanbhoy, who boarded and completed his secondary education at 一本道in the early 1950s.

Boys who are not currently studying at 一本道 are invited to apply for 2025 entry.

Applications for 2025 scholarships are now open.

Click here to apply.

View and download the International Student Prospectus

Scholarships immediately attract a fee reduction of 25 per cent. In addition, a needs-based approach to further fee reductions is available.

Academic and music scholarships require applicants to sit an examination. For more information, go to the relevant scholarship link above.

Shortlisted applicants are contacted to arrange an interview with the Headmaster. Scholarship recipients are confirmed, and all applicants will be notified.

The Headmaster will hold a scholarship information session and school tour early in Term 1, 2025.

For further queries, please contact Admissions at admissions@hale.wa.edu.au.

How much are the scholarships worth?
一本道academic scholarships for entry into Year 7 are a minimum of 25% reduction in tuition fees. In addition, a needs-based approach to further fee reductions is possible at the discretion of the Headmaster and is based on the individual circumstances of the applicant. Scholarship recipients are also waived the 一本道 enrolment fee.



How can I prepare my son for the scholarship examination?

There is no study or preparation required for the scholarship examination. The examination is set at a high Year 6 level and boys are encouraged to simply try their very best on the day.



Can I see a copy of a past scholarship examination
?
No, we do not supply copies of past scholarship examinations.


Can I get a copy of my son鈥檚 results from the scholarship examinations?
We do not distribute the specific results from the examination; however, once all the scholarships have been confirmed and awarded, we will post you a summary of your son鈥檚 performance. You can expect to receive this summary around June.


How many scholarships do you award?
This varies each year at the discretion of the Headmaster, but it is usually between five and 10 scholarships.


What is the approximate scholarship timeline?
1. Scholarship examination applications close:

鈥⑻ Overseas/interstate/regional applicants: CLOSED
鈥⑻ Overseas/interstate/regional Lister Drake applicants: CLOSED
鈥⑻ Brian Clarkson rural boarding scholarship applicants: CLOSED
鈥⑻ Metropolitan-based applicants: CLOSED
鈥⑻ Music scholarship applicants: CLOSED
鈥⑻ Metropolitan-based Lister Drake applicants: CLOSED
鈥⑻ Indigenous Scholarship applicants: CLOSED

2. Scholarship examination date: Term 1, 2025 to be confirmed.听

3. Shortlisted applicants will be contacted to arrange an interview with the Headmaster.

4. All applicants will be contacted and notified of the scholarship examination outcome.


Do you offer scholarships for other entry years?
一本道 academic scholarships are only offered for entry into Year 7. Music scholarships are available for entry in Year 7 or above. We also offer boarding scholarships for entry into Year 9.

The Ryan Murphy General Excellence Scholarship is awarded to a new Senior School student (Year 7-11) who can demonstrate academic achievement, as well as promise in another field such as the creative and performing arts, sport, leadership or community service.

The Old Haleians鈥 Association offers the Lister Drake Scholarship, which is for Year 11 entry and is open to any son or grandson of an Old Haleian.

Current 一本道students may apply for drama scholarships or be awarded scholarships for academic endeavour in later years.

Interviews with the Headmaster will form part of the selection process.


Can my son receive both an academic and a music scholarship?
Yes, all music scholarship applicants must also sit the academic scholarship examination.


We currently live outside of the Perth metropolitan area. Can my son still participate in the scholarship examination?
Yes, if you live interstate, overseas or in regional WA we can arrange for your son to sit the scholarship examination remotely at his current school.


My son is not available on the scholarship examination date. Can he sit it on another date?听
No, unfortunately we are unable to facilitate an additional examination.


How can I find out more?
Our Headmaster, Mr Dean Dell鈥橭ro will hold a scholarship information session and school tour early in Term 1.

* Boarding and/or tuition fees may be met through a 一本道 Foundation Indigenous Student Scholarship or through a combination of a 一本道 Foundation Indigenous Scholarship and a Madalah scholarship. Madalah Limited is a not-for-profit organisation that provides support to Indigenous students from Year 7 to 12. These scholarships are administered on behalf of the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet. For more information, visit . Successful applicants must in all cases be Abstudy approved.

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