Applying and fees

Applying and fees

Applying for a place at Esperance Residential College is an easy process, and we are more than happy to help.

How to apply

  1. Decide if you would like a place at Esperance Residential College

Attending one of our open days is a great way to meet staff and inspect the fantastic facilities provided for students. Alternatively, you are welcome to contact us to arrange for a personal tour.

Talking with others already part of the residential college community is also a good way to learn more about college life.

  1. Apply for a place

Download an Application for a residential place, or contact us and we will send one to you.

Submit your completed application to us for assessment, including payment of the $50 application fee. You can submit in person, by email or post.

  1. Assessment of your application

Our College Manager may request a meeting with you and your child. We may ask for additional information, or contact past schools or other individuals as part of our assessment.

We will inform you of the outcome of your application at the earliest opportunity.

  1. Complete and sign the Boarding Agreement

If our College Manager offers you a place, we will invite you to enter into a boarding agreement. See a sample boarding agreement.

Return the signed boarding agreement, the associated documentation and the $300 bond to accept the offer.

How to pay

In person

Phone

Mail

Bank transfer
  • cash
  • cheque
  • eftpos, Mastercard or Visa

Lot 830 George Street,
Esperance WA

  • Mastercard or Visa

(08) 9071 9662
8.30am to 4.00pm,
Monday to Friday

  • cheque
  • money order

PO Box 611
ESPERANCE WA 6450

  • BSB 306‑037
  • Account 4730452

Use student name as reference

 

College Tours

We are happy to provide you with a tour of our college and facilities and introduce you to our friendly staff. Get in contact with our team to organise a time to meet us.

Fees

There is a standard accommodation fee of $14 461 at all residential colleges. It covers the bed, meals, facilities and pastoral care of each student. It is payable by the student's parent/s.

The full cost of boarding to the Department of Education is $24 248.

If students are eligible for further allowances/subsidies, the accommodation fee could be reduced:

Criteria Fee
Assistance for Isolated Children Scheme (AIC) and Boarding Away from Home Allowance (BAHA) recipients $4,427
AIC and BAHA recipients who are also eligible for the additional AIC allowance $1,973
(subject to an income test)
Youth Allowance recipients

Varies (subject to an income test)

ABSTUDY No cost (subject to an income test)

To find out more about your eligibility for these allowances and subsidies, download the Residential college costs factsheet.