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Cultural Merit/ Excellence Programs

Cultural Merit Entry can be gained in the following areas: Dance, Drama, Music and Visual Arts. These Merit programs are available f​rom Year 7 to 12. Students will be selected in Order of Merit from the documents submitted for evaluation. The number of available places will depend on whether the enrolment capacity has been met for that particular year level.

How do I Apply?

Cultural Merit Entry Applications will be assessed on the following:

• School reports from previous two semesters

• A folio of the student’s most recent works (Visual Art ONLY).

• DVD demonstrating student performance (excludes Visual Arts)

• Documentary evidence of achievements to support the application, including certificates from external competitions, references from current teachers or music tutors etc

All of the above documents are to be submitted for evaluation with an Application for Merit Entry All Year Levels (PDF, 216 KB)​​​ to the main office for your student to be considered for Cultural Merit at Benowa.

  


 

Year 7 2018 Cultural Excellence/Merit Program Entry:

Cultural Excellence/Merit Programs include Dance ExcellenceMusic Excellence, Drama Merit and Visual Art Merit. Students wanting to gain entry into these programs will be required to attend auditions prior to selection (excluding Visual Art as a portfolio is required). 2018 Music entry audition will be held Monday, 20 and Tuesday, 21 March 2017. Dance auditions will be held Thursday, 23 March 2017 and Drama auditions will be held on Wednesday, 22 March 2017.

How do I Apply?

Cultural Excellence Applications will be assessed on the following:

• School reports from previous two semesters

• A folio of the student’s most recent works (Visual Art ONLY).

• Documentary evidence of achievements to support the application, including certificates from external competitions, references from current teachers or music tutors etc

All of the above documents are to be submitted for evaluation with an Application for Merit and Excellence enrolment Yr 7-2018 (PDF, 220 KB).pdf​​​ to the main office. Both online registration and application forms must be completed for your student to be eligible to attend the audition.

 

Please note:  If you are unsuccessful in gaining entry into one of our Cultural Excellence Programs in Year 7, enrolment places may be offered under Cultural Merit depending on enrolment capacity.