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Maritzburg College awards a limited number of Scholarships for excellence in Academics, Culture, and Sport. In all cases, the potential candidates are selected, solely at the discretion of the school, according to a range of carefully defined criteria.

Recognising Excellence

Academic Scholarships

Our Academic Scholarships are now available for to all ambitious scholars who wish to be a part of the #RedBlackWhite.

If you’re committed to excellence in academics, click below to fill in the Academic Scholarship form.

Selection of candidates for the Academic Scholarship exam are at the discretion of the school. 

Cultural Scholarships

Cultural scholarships are usually awarded retrospectively, based on a learner’s commitment and cultural talent evident during his (Grade 8) 2nd Form year.

Sporting Scholarships

A limited number of sport scholarships are offered to boys who have performed at a provincial (or higher) level, in a major sport, or who have been identified by our Recruitment Department. The boys’ academic and discipline records, together with any supporting information provided by the primary schools, are taken into account.

Please note: The school does not offer bursaries for financial relief.

How To Be Considered

Every application is assessed according to the above criteria. Therefore, parents should not apply for scholarships at Maritzburg College. Our admissions team roots out talent in each of these key areas, working within a successful scholarship selection model. We will contact parents whose sons are awarded these scholarships to notify them.

Have a Question?

Please direct any questions you may have around scholarships to our admissions department.

Phone : 033 342 9376

Frequently Asked Questions

How does my son qualify for the Cultural Scholarship?

Winners of the Cultural Scholarship are internally selected from a pool of Form 2 boys who exhibit commitment and excellence in the cultural sphere. All he needs to do is participate, show passion, and achieve in cultural pursuits during his first year at Maritzburg College. The rest of the process is conducted internally.

How does my son qualify for the Sporting Scholarship?

Our admissions team flags any boys who play sport competitively at a high level. Thereafter, Maritzburg College makes contact with their primary schools, who liaise with us and provide additional information in the final selection process.

I’d like to send College a CV of my son’s achievements. How do I do this?

Maritzburg College is a school committed to the celebration of excellence. We invite parents whose sons show talent to showcase their son’s achievements by completing the form below.


Is Your Son a Top Achiever?

If you are considering Maritzburg College for your son, please let us know more about his academic, cultural or sporting achievements.

The form below can be completed if your son has an excellent level of academic or cultural achievement, and/or has excelled in a sporting code.

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