Matrix Scholarships

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Matrix Scholarship Students Receive

Full remission of Matrix course fees for one academic year.

One to one mentoring from our Academic Coordinators.

Networking opportunities – with Matrix scholarship students and high achieving graduates.

Who is the Matrix Scholar?

The Matrix Scholar will possess the following qualities

Academic Excellence

Academic excellence in all areas.

Grow and Develop

Willingness to continually grow and develop academically and personally.


Be a positive representative of the Matrix student community.

Have Fun whilst Learning

Celebrate your own and and other's achievements and successes.

The Matrix Scholarship has given me an advantage in being productive and having a strong work-life balance, and just having someone there to help you progress through Year 12.


2020 Graduate, ATAR 99.85

As a Matrix Scholarship student, I had all the practical support and advice I needed to perform my best.


2020 Graduate, ATAR 99.85

The Matrix Scholarship helped me to increase my rankings to then exceed my ATAR goal.


2020 Graduate, ATAR 99.65

The Matrix Scholarship has provided me with the academic support and guidance in my HSC year to help me stay on track to achieve my ATAR goal.


2019 Graduate

Through the Matrix Scholarship, I received additional support and personal mentoring from Matrix teachers and academic heads. They guided and motivated me towards my reaching my HSC goals.


2020 Graduate

2023 Application Process

August 2022 Matrix Scholarship Application Period
31 August 2022 Matrix Scholarship Applications Close
5 September 2022 First Round Results Released
11 September 2022 Matrix Scholarship Examination Day
16 September 2022 Finalists Invited to Interviews
19 September 2022 Panel Interviews Commence for Finalists
26 September 2022 Matrix 2023 Academic Year Commences for Year 12
10 October 2022 Matrix 2023 Academic Year Commences for Year 11

How to apply

Applications for the Matrix Education Scholarship is open for Year 10 and 11 students.
Applications must include:

Part 1: Applicant details

Part 2: Complete copies of the student’s two most recent school reports, with no omissions.

Part 3: A video essay submission, so we can e-meet you.

Video Essay Submission

Video essays should answer:

  1. Student introduction (name, year, school)
  2. Tell us about your proudest achievement/s from the last 12 months.
  3. What do you do that has a positive impact or influence on your peer group or cohort?
  4. What is one thing about you that makes you the next Matrix Scholarship Student?

Submission guidelines:

  1. Video submissions should not exceed 3 minutes
  2. File name must be the applicant’s full name and must be in .mov or .mp4 format (eg. JohnCitizen.mp4).
  3. File must be uploaded to Google Drive or Dropbox and the URL link to be entered into the online application below. If you are encountering issues copying and pasting the URL link into the form below, you can alternatively email the link to
  4. Ensure the file can be viewed and downloaded by If the file cannot be viewed or downloaded during the application and assessment period, the application will be deemed ineligible for consideration.
  5. Video must feature the applicant speaking directly to the camera and be edited and produced only by the applicant.

Application Guidelines

  1. Students must be currently enrolled in Year 10 or 11 at a school that is registered, accredited, and recognised by NESA and currently reside in the Sydney Metropolitan area.
  2. Applications must be submitted online by Wednesday 31 August 2022 at 8:00pm AEST. Only one application per student.
  3. All submitted application documents and files remain the property of Matrix Education.
  4. Incomplete applications (including broken links, omitted information, incorrect information) or submissions after the closing date will not be considered.

By submitting your application, both the student and the parent acknowledge and agree to the application guidelines. The decision of the Matrix Scholarship Committee at any stage of the application and assessment process, including termination, is final and no further correspondence will be entered into.

Applications for 2023 have now closed

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Can non-Matrix students apply for the Matrix Scholarship?

Yes, the Matrix scholarship is open to current and non-Matrix students in year 10 and 11 in 2022.

What subjects will be examined in the scholarship exams?

The scholarship exams consist of one English and one Maths examination. The scholarship test is not a test which you can study for. They are skills based and designed to assess a student’s abilities.

What if I am a previous applicant? Do I still need to submit a full application?

Yes, as you would have last submitted your application a year ago. Your application for the 2023 Scholarship should consist of your most recent school reports and this years’ essay prompt response.

If I am successful and invited to a panel interview with the Matrix Scholarship Committee, will it be in person or online?

Interviews are currently planned to take place in person at our Sydney City head office. Matrix continues to take all necessary precautions to be COVID Safe and this will be discussed with the successful candidates at the time of the interviews.

How many scholarships does Matrix Education award annually?

There is no set number or quota for scholarship students. The number of Matrix Scholarships awarded will vary each year based on the quality of applicants.

What is the period that the scholarship is valid for?

The 2023 Matrix Scholarship will be valid for the upcoming academic year commencing 26 September 2022 and concluding 24 September 2023. Scholarship recipients are subject to quarterly reviews at the end of every term for the continuation of their Matrix Scholarship.

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