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Scholarships & Bursaries


Parents who wish their child to be assessed for Scholarship should indicate this to the Head of Admissions when you Register. Scholarships may be awarded as part of the Admissions Visit, on the basis of interview and school reference, or students may be invited to attend a Scholarship Assessment, following their Admissions Visit, at the discretion of the Head.

Each discipline has different assessment requirements, which can be requested by contacting Once you have returned the application form, you will be contacted by a member of the Admissions team to arrange an assessment, based on the dates below.
The following Scholarships are available at both 13+ and 16+ entry and entitle recepients to a 10% reduction in published school fees: 

  • ALL-ROUNDER who shows excellence in at least two of the disciplines below
  • DRAMA (13+) or PERFORMING ARTS (16+)
  • SPORTS including our Elite Football Programme
  • ROUND SQUARE celebrating potential and achievement in any of the Round Square IDEALS: Internationalism, Democracy, Environmentalism, Adventure, Leadership or Service.
  • DORSET SCHOLARSHIP available to applicants in Year 6 who live in, or are at school in, Dorset. The scholarship will offer a 20% reduction of the Day Fee and must be accepted whilst still in Year 6.
Please complete the Scholarship Application form in the Downloads box on this page and submit this with your Registration Form if you would like a Scholarship assessment to take place.


Parents are also encouraged to apply for financial help, if required, to enable them to send their child to Milton Abbey through a means-tested, annually reviewed bursary. A bursary can also be combined with a scholarship, if one is awarded.

Applications for bursaries should be made to the Finance Director by the end of December 2021 for September 2022 entry or earlier by request. The Finance Committee will consider any such applications in conjunction with a scholarship award given or pending. Please contact the Admissions Team for a Bursury Application form.