Awards and Scholarships

Awards and Trophies

A wide range of student achievements are recognised by the school.

Academic Awards are given to students who achieve a high standard within each subject or class, and to those who maintain excellent learning habits throughout the year.  These awards are presented at prizegivings.

Sporting and Cultural Awards include:

  • Championship Trophies in sports
  • Special Trophies for cultural activities
  • Colour Awards for outstanding achievement  

Colour Awards Criteria


Major Trophies are awarded for :

  • Dux of the School
  • Proxime Accessit
  • Citizenship
  • Leadership
  • All Round Achievement
  • All Round Excellence in Sports
  • All Round Excellence in Performing Arts
  • Contribution to the School
  • Contribution to Student Council


Below are a few of the locally available scholarships, plus click on this link to see a more extensive list of Scholarships available nationally.

  • Waimate District Council
  • Ian and Isobel Dempsey Scholarship Fund Awards   
  • Norman Kirk Memorial Trust and Waimate High School and District Scholarship
  • Past Pupils’  Scholarships
  • Academic Excellence Scholarship (The Waimate High School E.P. Blampied Charitable Trust Scholarship).


Application forms for Scholarships:

Refer school office.

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