Scholarships and Bursaries

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Scholarships at 13+ 

  • Academic Scholarships
  • Music Scholarships
  • Ashdown Leadership Award
  • Choral exhibitions
  • Art Awards
  • Drama Awards
  • Sports Awards

Academic scholarships and awards are offered on the basis of examinations and interviews held at the College in the Lent term.

Music scholarships and choral exhibitions are also offered on the basis of auditions and interviews held at the College in the Lent term.

Sports scholarships are offered on the basis of assessment and interviews.

Candidates for all awards must be under 14 years of age on 1st September of the intended year of entry.

Key Dates

13+ Scholarships for 2019 Entry   Closing Dates
Music Tuesday 22 January 2019 Friday 4 January 2019
Ashdown Leadership Day Monday 4 March 2019  
Art and Drama Tuesday 5 March 2019  
Sports Thursday, 7 March 2019  
Academic ISEB examinations 7,8 9 May 2019 Monday 11 March 2019




All scholarships, exhibitions and awards for entry to Ardingly College at 13 years and above can be supplemented by a Bursary Award, based upon the financial circumstances of the candidate's parents. For further information, please contact the Admissions Department 01444 893320 or by e-mail: