Sixth Form Scholarships

As part of our Sixth Form offer we provide a number of awards to internal and external students which recognise academic, music and sporting talent. Bursarial support with fees is also available.

Sixth Form Music Scholarship

This Scholarship provides up to a total of 25% fee remission, plus free music tuition on the instrument of your child’s choice whilst a student at Wolverhampton Grammar School. The student who is awarded the Music Scholarship must meet the Sixth Form academic entrance requirements and should be working at Grade 6 standard and aiming to reach Grade 8 standard in the Sixth Form.

Music Scholars are expected to make a significant contribution to musical life during their time at the School. This will include taking part in musical and/or other events which highlight the strengths of our music provision at Wolverhampton Grammar School.

Application Deadline: Friday 16th December 2022.

The Old Wulfrunian (OW) Sports Scholarship

The OW Sports Scholarship is offered to one student as a full fee-paying place. Applicants must be living in the Wolverhampton area (WV postcode) and must fulfil the criteria for entry into the Sixth Form and undertake an interview with the Head of Sixth Form and the Director of Sport, as well as a practical assessment. A reference will be taken up with a recognised provider of the student’s chosen sport.

Successful candidates will have a strong sporting ability demonstrated through one of the following:

  • County/Regional/National representation at their chosen sport
  • Member of Elite group and / or Academy linked to a professional sporting club or organisation
  • National ranking in their chosen sport

The OW Sports Scholarship is a means tested award and may vary according to the level of family income, however to be considered for the OW Sports Scholarship, as an indicative guideline the family’s household income should not exceed the region of £60,000 per annum.

The OW Sports Scholar will be expected to make a significant contribution to the sporting life at the school and to be available to represent Wolverhampton Grammar School in competitive matches and attend relevant training sessions as required.

For current students

Current WGS students are invited to apply for one or more of our Sixth Form Scholarships as they progress from Year 11 into Sixth Form. The following are only offered to students moving up from Wolverhampton Grammar Senior School:

Sixth Form Subject Scholarships

These Scholarships reward current Wolverhampton Grammar School Year 11 students who are excelling in a subject that they wish to study at Sixth Form. Applicants will sit scholarship

exams in the Spring term. Recipients of a Sixth Form Subject Scholarship will receive:

  • A £500 academic grant to be awarded in the first term of Lower Sixth
  • Presentation of a Sixth Form Scholar’s Tie
  • Publication as a Sixth Form Scholar in The Independent and Wulfrunian (alumni magazine)

Governors’ Academic Scholarships

Awarded to current Wolverhampton Grammar School students entering the Sixth Form who demonstrate the highest levels of academic endeavour and achievement. The Governors’ Academic Scholarships provide up to a total of 50% remission on fees.

Bursaries at Sixth Form (16+)

In addition to Scholarships, the School offers several means tested awards annually to entrants joining the School for Sixth Form. Awards of up to 100% may be offered dependent on family circumstances and availability of funding. However in order to be considered for a bursary place, as a guideline your household income should not exceed £60,000 per annum.

To apply for a bursary simply tick the appropriate box on the School Registration Form  and a separate application form will be sent to you.

Deadline for applications for September 2023 entry is Friday 16th December.