Marsden offers a range of scholarships which open at the beginning of each school year, although they do have different closing dates.
See our main Scholarship page for details.
The Year 7, 9, Marsden Old Girls' Association and  'Nell Clere' Scholarships are available to current students.
Additional scholarships may be offered at the Principal's discretion.

For further information please contact Inge Doig Phone (04) 476 8792 extension 836 or email

Marsden Scholarships

  • Year 6 Academic Excellence
  • Year 7 Academic Excellence 
  • Year 9 Academic Excellence 
  • Year 9 Cultural or Sporting Excellence 
  • Year 9 Marsden Old Girls’ Association Scholarship 
  • Years 11 – 13 Academic Excellence Scholarships 
  • Year 12 Senior School Scholarship (Helen Davidson Award) 
  • Years 10 – 13 Excellence in Sports Scholarships

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 by email

External Scholarships

Mihingare (Anglican) Secondary School Scholarships
The Mihingare (Anglican) Secondary School Scholarships are for Māori 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.