Sisters of Mercy Music Bursary

In recognition of the rich musical traditions of Mercedes College, The Sisters of Mercy Perth (Amalgamated) Inc, offer a Music Bursary to encourage talented students to pursue music studies at Mercedes College. Applicants are expected to demonstrate exceptional ability and potential together with the enthusiasm to make an active contribution to the musical life of the College. The applicant must be a current student or a student accepted for enrolment for the following year. The Bursary is needs-based and is available to assist parents whose financial means may preclude their daughter from pursuing or continuing to pursue instrumental or vocal lessons. The Music Bursary is tenable for two years with the ability to re-apply for subsequent years. The full cost of lessons and instrument hire is covered by the Bursary. Lessons are offered through the Mercedes College Instrumental Program with Mercedes College Music Teachers only.

Louise Allen-Arbuckle Music Scholarship

The Louise Allen-Arbuckle Music Scholarship was established by ex-student Louise AllenArbuckle (1976) in 2014 to nurture music students with exceptional musical talent and a passion for music. Louise was an accomplished violinist herself, having performed with a number of Western Australian orchestras, a dedicated music teacher, and producer of many wonderful concert series throughout WA. Since Louise’s passing in 2016 the Mercedes College Alumni has generously agreed to take over responsibility of the music scholarship and continue Louise’s legacy.

MADALAH Indigenous Scholarship Program

Families of Aboriginal or Torres Strait Island descent are given the opportunity to engage in a Catholic school environment through scholarship opportunities for the education of their daughters.  Scholarships are offered annually and renewed on an annual basis, subject to a satisfactory review by the Principal.

MADALAH Limited is a not-for-profit organisation that offers secondary and tertiary education scholarships for Indigenous students, primarily from remote and regional communities, to WA’s leading schools and Australian universities.  MADALAH secondary scholarships provide support to students from Years 7-12.  These scholarships are administered by MADALAH on behalf of the National Indigenous Australians Agency (NIAA).  We are a partner school with MADALAH and therefore enrolled students may be eligible.  For more information please visit For more information please contact

Mercedes College Alumni (MCA) Year 7 Scholarships

The MCA Scholarships are awarded to two students who have accepted a position to enter Year 7 the following year and whose mother is a supporting (financial) member of the Mercedes College Alumni. Two partial Scholarships to the value of $2,000 are available for incoming Year 7s. The Scholarships have been established to encourage and support the education of an ex-student’s daughter or granddaughter at Mercedes College. For more information contact