Scholarships & Bursaries

Scholarships, Awards and Bursaries

The Scholarships and Bursary Awards Process will soon be accepting applications from candidates wishing to join Bilton Grange in September 2023.  The deadline for applications is Friday 9th December 2022.

Foundation Awards – Year 7 Entry

Foundation Awards are aimed at widening access to a Bilton Grange and Rugby School education to children currently enrolled at local primary schools. The process is open to children who live within 20 miles of Rugby School. Foundation Awards are granted for entry into either Year 7 at Bilton Grange or Year 9 at Rugby School. The Award allows parents to access means-tested bursary support up to 100% of fees for a day pupil.

Foundation Award applicants for Year 7 entry should contact to take part in a process which will include assessment papers in English, Mathematics and Reasoning and an interview. In addition, we will ask applicants to complete a short interview questionnaire prior to arrival and request a reference from their current school. Deadline for applications is Friday 9th December 2022 with assessments on the 4th February 2023.

At the same time parents should apply for means-tested bursary support towards fees using the Confidential Statement of Financial Circumstances form, which must be completed and submitted by the closing date for applications. The bursary application form should be requested from

If your child has performed well in the assessments and you are eligible for significant means-tested bursary support towards fees your child will be considered for a Foundation Award.

Exceptional Means-tested Bursary Support – Year 4 to Year 6 Entry

Only in very exceptional circumstances will means-tested bursary support be available to pupils from Year 4 to Year 6 and, in line with other awards, their continuation on the scheme would be subject to annual progress assessments. Please contact the Bilton Grange Admissions Office separately in this instance.


Applications should be made by: 9th December 2022

Assessments will take place on: 4th February 2023

Applicants for Year 7 Foundation Award should contact the admissions office at Bilton Grange on or or 01788 818246.

Year 9

Foundation Award applicants for Year 9 should contact Rugby School directly.