Our Mission

“Giving is not about making a donation. It is about making a difference.”
Kathy Calvin

From the very beginning Scots founders had a mission: to ensure every boy has the right to education that will discover his strength, develop his character and pursue his God-given calling in the world.

The Scots College Foundation was established to sustain this worthy mission. The members seek ways to create long-term financial security that will enable the College to develop relevant educational resources that guides its students, providing them with the finest preparation for life.

Below are projects and initiatives at The Scots College that has and will make a difference to the educational experience for our students.

Current Projects to Enhance the Reinventing Education Program for Our Students

Harry Triguboff Auditorium

Bench Ends, Plaques and Mezzanine Chairs

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John Cunningham Student Centre

Old Boys' Union Steps

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John Cunningham Student Centre

Hyder Theatre Bench Ends and Plaques

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Experiential Learning
Give a Yearling project

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Brighton Campus Extension

Dormitory Appeal

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John Cunningham Student Centre

Mind Body Heart Pathway

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Scots Learning Lab and ScotsX Learning Design Fellowships

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Scots Capstone

Programs That Open Doors for Boys to Experience a Scots Education

Scholarships and Bursaries
Indigenous Education
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Experiences That Capture the Heart and Provide Our Young Men With The Finest Preparation for Life 

Duke of Edinburgh’s Award
Solomon Islands Project
Vanuatu Project
The Scots College Wellbeing Dog


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Projects that Provide Resources that Encourage Your Boy’s Passions

Early Learning Centre

Playground upgrade – Thistlewood

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Junior Preparatory School

Playground upgrade, including the Avery

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Senior Preparatory School

Pipes and Drums Music room upgrade

Aquatic Centre
Basketball Centre of Excellence
Tennis Academy
John Solomon Gymnasium


The Scots College is a proud member of the following associations.

The Presbyterian Church (New South Wales) Property Trust T/A The Scots College, Sydney Australia
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William Elder


Mr Alan Elder was born in Scotland and migrated to Australia with his parents at a young age. He attended The Scots College for all his schooling, graduating in 1944. He played 1st XI Cricket and was a member of the College Cadet Unit. After leaving school Mr Elder studied accountancy and retained a life-long love of the College, especially the Pipes and Drums. Mr Elder never married, however the significant bequest he left will allow his Scots family to remember him through the Lang Walker Business Centre.