​The following is a list of scholarships available at Marsden Karori. 

  • Year 4 and 6 Primary Scholarships 
  • Year 7 Academic Excellence 
  • Year 9 Academic Excellence 
  • Year 9 Cultural or Sporting Excellence 
  • Year 9 Marsden Old Girls’ Association Scholarship 
  • Years 11 and 12 General Excellence Scholarships 
  • Years 11 and 12 Excellence in Sports Scholarships OPEN
  • Year 12 Senior School Scholarship (Helen Davidson Award) 
Applications for Scholarships in Years 4, 6, 7 and 9 for 2019 open on 1 February 2018.
Year 7 and 9 Scholarships close on 17 May 2018. The Scholarship examination (if applicable) will be held on Saturday 26 May 2018
Primary Year 4 and 6 Scholarships close on 31 May 2018 
Year 11 and 12 Senior School Scholarships close on 3 August 2018 
Years 11 and 12 Excellence in Sports Scholarships currently open
For details and online application form see our main School Scholarship page.
The Year 7, 9, Marsden Old Girls' Association, 'The Gwyn and Kelvin Day' and 'Nell Clere' Scholarships are available to current students.

​The Gwyn and Kelvin Day Scholarship

This Scholarship may be awarded by the Principal to a student already attending Marsden, whose family is experiencing short term financial hardship. Please contact the Principal.

The Nell Clere Music Scholarship

Awarded by the Old Girls' Association on the basis of performance at the annual Betty Swainson Memorial Concert, this Scholarship assists with Music Tuition. Marsden students in Years 7 to 12, learning music outside the School as well as those learning at Marsden are eligible. Please contact Mrs Marian Campbell, Director of Music. 
Additional scholarships may be offered at the Principal's discretion.

For further information please contact Sonia Stinson 
Phone (04) 476 8792 extension 831, fax (04) 939 8934; email

External Scholarships

Mihingare (Anglican) Secondary School Scholarships
The Mihingare (Anglican) Secondary School Scholarships are for Maori secondary school students who demonstrate financial need, leadership qualities/potential and a satisfactory educational background, and who will benefit from additional financial support for their secondary schooling. Each year, a maximum of 30 scholarships worth up to $10,000 each are offered.

Please visit the St Stephen’s and Queen Victoria Schools Trust Board website for more information.