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New Scholarship Pathway to World-Famous US College:
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Young Australian leaders have a unique new scholarship pathway to the world-renowned ‘Great Books’ program at St John’s College, thanks to the Ramsay Centre. The St John’s College, Annapolis Ramsay Postgraduate Scholarship worth up to AUD$75,000 p.a. is part of a suite of Ramsay Postgraduate Scholarships, first offered in 2021.

The St John’s scholarship is the only Ramsay Postgraduate Scholarship to specify a study destination, recognising the truly exceptional education St John’s provides.

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World Universities Postgraduate Scholarship:
Applications now open

Are you a leader and a high-achieving student contemplating the transformative experience of studying abroad at some of the world’s best universities?

Ramsay Postgraduate Scholarships are valued at up to AUD$90,000 p.a. and support outstanding, thoughtful and imaginative students to pursue graduate studies at the world’s best overseas universities.

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ACU Western Civilisation Summer School 2023

“I loved how so many people from around Australia came together to share their passion…I found it to be an incredible experience.”

This was a common sentiment among approximately 60 high school students from across Australia who recently attended a special residential Summer School hosted by Australian Catholic University (ACU). The program enabled students to experience the unique type of university study that ACU’s Bachelor of Arts (Western Civilisation) offers.

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Great Books or Oxford? Why I chose St John’s

“St John’s is truly a unique place, its depth and breadth of learning, teaching model and the quality and dedication of faculty are outstanding.”

2021 St John’s College, Annapolis Ramsay Postgraduate Scholar, Benjamin Crocker, says it is difficult to describe the magnitude of the opportunity his scholarship provides. But the musical high achiever, an alumnus of Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra’s Australian Conducting Academy, and former teacher at The King’s School in Sydney, has no regrets turning down a place reading history at Oxford to attend St John’s.

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Ramsay – Campion Great Books Podcast

Plato’s Symposium

Dr Stephen McInerney, Professor Renee Kohler-Ryan, Dr Kishore Saval

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The Ramsay Centre runs a Public Outreach Program that features Ramsay Lectures, Symposia and exclusive Ramsay Boardroom Lunches.