Through the generosity of the Hale School community and our many benefactors, the Hale School Foundation offers a comprehensive scholarship programme to current and prospective students of Hale School.

Fundamentally, the aim of the programme is to allow boys who would otherwise be unable to attend Hale School an opportunity to benefit from a Hale education. Beyond the recognition of excellence, the Hale School Foundation acknowledges that the invitation of exceptional students into our student body benefits our entire school.


Hale School offers the following scholarships:

Hale School Foundation Academic Scholarships are available for boys who will be entering Year 7 in 2024. Any boy who is in Year 6 in 2023 is eligible to apply regardless of the school he currently attends.

Applications for 2024 scholarships are now closed.


The Hale School Foundation Brian Clarkson Rural Scholarship is named in honour of Brian Clarkson, a dearly loved teacher and well-respected Head of Boarding who passed away in 2011. This scholarship is available for boys who will be in Year 6 in 2023, wanting to enter Hale in Year 7 in 2024 as a boarder. All applicants must come from a regional background. 

Applications for 2024 scholarships are now open.

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Applications are warmly invited for boys wanting to enter Hale School Boarding in Years 9 and 10 in 2024. Applicants can be boys currently in Year 8 or 9, attending a school as a day or boarding student in a regional area. Current Year 8, 2023 Hale School students, both day and boarding, are also encouraged to apply. 

Boys should send a cover letter addressed to the Headmaster, Dean Dell’Oro outlining why you would like to be a boarder at Hale School. You should detail your achievements, personal skills and community/sport involvement, their latest two school reports and most recent NAPLAN results.

Applications for 2024 scholarships are now open.

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For boys entering Year 7 to 11 the following year. Music scholarships are awarded to candidates who demonstrate exceptional musical ability and potential. The scholarship covers the duration of secondary schooling, subject to satisfactory performance and progress.

Applications for 2024 scholarships are now closed.

The Hale School Foundation Indigenous Scholarship programme was established in 1997. Its purpose is to offer secondary boarding and day school educational opportunities to Indigenous students from all parts of Western Australia.

Hale School welcomes applications from boys with Indigenous heritage entering Year 7 to Year 10 in 2024.

Applications for 2024 scholarships are now open.

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Click here to view our Reconciliation Action Plan.

The Lister Drake Scholarship is open to students who are in Year 10 in 2023, who are direct descendants of Old Haleians. All eligible students are encouraged to apply. Applicants do not currently have to be attending Hale School.

Applications for 2024 are now closed.

Scholarships immediately attract a fee reduction of 25 per cent. In addition, a needs-based approach to further fee reductions is available.

Academic and Music Scholarships require applicants to sit an examination. For more information, go to the relevant scholarship link.

Shortlisted applicants are contacted to arrange an interview with the Headmaster. Scholarship recipients are confirmed, and all applicants will be notified.

View Frequently Asked Questions here.

For further queries, please contact Admissions at

* Boarding and/or tuition fees may be met through a Hale School Foundation Indigenous Student Scholarship or through a combination of a Hale School Foundation Indigenous Scholarship and a Madalah scholarship. Madalah Limited is a not-for-profit organisation that provides support to Indigenous students from Year 7 to 12. These scholarships are administered on behalf of the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet. For more information, visit Successful applicants must in all cases be Abstudy approved.

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