Scholarships

Close dates: 20 January 2021 for Lithgow Family Foundation grants.
The Craig Scholarship will be available at the start of 2021.


Lithgow Family Foundation Scholarships
The Lithgow Family Foundation was set up in 2011 to assist ex-students from the school to undertake tertiary education. It is not restricted to current students but any student who attended for at least two years and will be studying a NZ accredited tertiary level course is eligible to apply. The application form is online under the links tab below. Applications will open on December 1, 2020 and close on 20 January 2021. Applications must be posted to Lithgow Family Foundation C/- PO Box 20, Stratford 4352. No email applications will be accepted.

Craig Scholarship.
The application period for this scholarship is usually February and March of each year. Please check this page to see when it will open for applicants in 2021.
The Craig Scholarship is awarded following a bequest by the late Mr Laurence Roy Craig to the school. The scholarship is available to a student or former student of Stratford High School to pay fees or expenses while undertaking a tertiary agricultural or horticultural course.For the year 2020 the value of the scholarship will be determined by the Board of Trustees. The value of the Craig Scholarship has previously been $800 to $1000.

Board of Trustees Academic Scholarship.
This scholarship is for intending year 9 students. The Scholarship is available for five years dependent on the academic results of the student each year. The total value of the scholarship is $1200 over the five years. You can download the link below to apply for this scholarship.

RR Tyrer Rural Scholarship.
This scholarship is for a student who has attended a rural school in the Central Taranaki area and is intending to enrol at Stratford High School. The student must also live in a rural location to be eligible. please find the current application form and conditions by following the link below.

TET Scholarships Awarded for 2021

The following students have received a 2021 TET Tertiary Scholarship for the amount of $2000. Congratulations.
Henry Armond,  Maddie Butler,  Cameron Craig,  Julia Howatson,  Kristine Macalalag,  Cassie McIlroy,  Hannah Patterson,  Samantha Perrett.

2020 Graduating Class

We would like to acknowledge those from the graduating class of 2020 who have gained a scholarship to date.
Cassandra McIlroy has received the Otago University Maori Entrance Scholarship and Priscilla Sandys Wunsch scholarship to Otago as well as TET Scholarship.  
Alex Taylor received the D.V. Bryant Trust University of Waikato Residential Scholarship.
Hannah Patterson has received a University of Waikato, Ko Te Tangata School Leaver Scholarship.
Heather Clothier has received a Kiley Family Memorial Trust Scholarship to the value of $9000 and a Perpetual Guardian Scholarship.
Madelynne Butler has received the Priscilla Sandys Wunsch and TET Scholarships. Samantha Perrett received the Wellington Tangiwai and TET Scholarships.

NCEA Honours given out

During each term the Year 11, 12 and 13 students are awarded an internal excellence certificate gained during that term. The final internal excellence certificates were awarded at the excellence assembly on Wednesday 23 October, 2019.
The full listing for each term can be seen under the links tabs.
Term 1, 2019 - presented May 2019
Term 2, 2019 - presented August 2019
Term 3, 2019 - Presented October 2019.