The Jean and Peter Stokes English and Humanities Scholarship is being awarded for the first time in 2023 thanks to the generosity of the donors who established their Educational Fund in 2010. It is a fitting way to remember Peter who passed away in January 2022.

The scholarship recognises the recipient’s excellence in English and humanities.

Conditions of Application

Please make sure you address all conditions before compiling your application. Use the numbers in each section as a check list.

  1. Australian citizens or permanent residents of Australia. The school will check your citizenship status and notify you and the panel if you do not meet the requirements.
  2. Currently residing in the State of Western Australia.
  3. Completing Year 10 this year
  4. Enrolled or prepared to enrol and complete Years 11 and 12 at Kent Street Senior High School and study ATAR English and at least one ATAR Humanities subject, following the awarding of the scholarship.

Compiling Your Application Letter

Your application must be supported with a letter that addresses the criteria outlined below. Your letter is used in conjunction with your interview to determine the merit selected recipient

  1. Why you should be awarded the scholarship based on your achievement in English and the Humanities..
  2. How being awarded the scholarship will assist you with you intended studies and future ambitions.
  3. Your intended Senior School studies.
  4. How you can make a positive contribution during your senior years at Kent Street Senior High School.

Submitting You Application

Please email your application to by 3.00pm on Friday of Week 5 in Term 3 with the following documents:

  1. Application Form
  2. Application Letter
  3. Your Year 10 Semester 1 School Report
  4. Birth Certificate