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Scholarship Programmes Granted by International Schools

by on 21/12/2023 15153

International schools may have escalated to become the preferred choice of education for many families, but it is overtly expensive. For those who are not in a position to afford the fees, there is still a chance in pursuing educational aspirations by securing a scholarship. However, if you were to search for scholarships in Malaysia, most offerings are for pre-university and undergraduate courses. If you are looking for scholarships to help pay for secondary school education, we have compiled a handful of links to full and partial scholarships from international schools to help you in your search.

01)Sunway International School (SIS)

 

Scholarship

Academic Scholarship

Eligibility

  • Admissions into Grade 7 (Ontario) / Year 8 (Cambridge) as full time students.

  • Malaysian and International student applicants.

  • Academic requirements fulfilment:

    • Obtained six (6) As in the following subjects in Grade 6 (Ontario) or Year 7 (Cambridge)

      • English (Comprehension and Writing), AND

      • Mathematics, AND

      • Science; AND

      • three (3) other subjects (only one (1) second language may be counted)

Value of Scholarship

  • 25% waiver on tuition fee.

Eligibility

  • Admissions into Year 10 (Cambridge) as full time students.

  • Malaysian and International student applicants.

  • Must fulfil the academic requirements as follows:

    • Must have obtained minimum 8As or 80% in at least 8 subjects in Year 9 final school results:

      • English,

      • Mathematics,

      • Science (AND)

      • Five (5) other subjects

Value of Scholarship

  • 25% or 100% waiver on tuition fee

Deadline

1st December for subsequent January intake.

How to Apply

https://sunwayschools.edu.my/siskl/apply/scholarships-bursaries

Scholarship

Sports and Music Scholarship

Eligibility

  • Full time Malaysian students of SIS.

  • Age 12 to 18 years.

A. Music Scholarship:

  • Have obtained Grade 5 certification by an international examination board e.g. ABRM.

  • Minimum 2 years of experience in local and international exposure.

B. Sports Scholarship:

  • Achieved outstanding sports achievements at district /state/national at local/international tournaments and competitions.

  • Type of sport must be affiliated with Majlis Sukan Sekolah Malaysia (MSSM) or equivalent.

  • Has won awards and was given recognition in a specific area of sports.

Value of Scholarship

25% waiver on tuition fee.

Deadline

1st June for subsequent July intake or 1st December for subsequent January intake. 

How to Apply

https://sunwayschools.edu.my/siskl/apply/scholarships-bursaries

Scholarship

IB Diploma Program Scholarship

Eligibility

  • New admissions into the International Baccalaureate. Diploma Programme at SIS.

  • To enroll as Full time Malaysian or International students of SIS.

  • Meet specific academic requirements for SPM / O-Level / Ontario Secondary School Grade 10 / IBMYP.

Value of Scholarship

The quantum of the scholarship varies depending on the student's academic results.

Deadline

1st December for subsequent January intake

How to Apply

https://sunwayschools.edu.my/siskl/apply/scholarships-bursaries

02)Garden International School Kuala Lumpur

 

Scholarship

GIS Sixth Form Scholarships

Eligibility

  • Outstanding individuals with an excellent record of academic achievement, co-curricular performance OR performing arts, contribution to the school community, highly developed collaborative skills, and capacity for abstract levels of thinking and reasoning.

  • Malaysian applicants.

  • Eligible to join Year 12 in Term 1, 2024-2025 academic year (commencing August 2024).

Value of Scholarship

  • Receive up to RM130,000* in fees over the span of two (2) years of their A Level education at Garden International School.

    *T&Cs apply

Deadline

25 February 2024

How to Apply

https://www.gardenschool.edu.my/learning/secondary/sixth-form-scholarships/

03)Australian International School Malaysia (AISM)

 

Scholarship

Years 11 and 12 Scholarships

Eligibility

  • Students with strong academic performance, co-curriculum involvement, communication skills and character.

  • Malaysian aged 17 to 18 years old NOT enrolled to AISM

  • Completing (or have completed) your SPM / IGCSE / O Level / IB MYP (or equivalent) in 2023 or 2024

Value of Scholarship

  • Full scholarship for Australian Pre-University Matriculation Programme for 2 years (Year 11 and 12)

Deadline

Closed for 2023/2024

How to Apply

https://www.aism.edu.my/2024-pre-university-scholarship

04)Nexus International School

 

Scholarship

IB Diploma Scholarship

Eligibility

  • Open to all Malaysians and International Students sitting for their SPM/IGCSE/MYP or equivalent.

  • Students need to demonstrate high academic achievement, English fluency, active participation in co-curricular activities, good communication skills and leadership attributes.

Value of Scholarship

  • Partial or full waiver to Registration Fee, Tuition Fee & Boarding

  • Scholarship covers Application Fee and Registration Fee, as well as Tuition Fees

  • Waiver does not include:

    • Instrumental lessons

    • CCA

    • Uniforms

    • Books

    • MacBooks

    • Technology Fee

Deadline

8th January 2024

How to Apply

https://www.nexus.edu.my/admissions/nexus-scholarships

05)IGB International School

 

Scholarship

IB Diploma Programme and IB Career-related Programme (CP) Full Academic Scholarships

Eligibility

  • Current IGBIS students, or recently admitted students, entering Grade 11

  • Proficient in English

  • Documented outstanding achievements in academics (examples):

    • MYP External Assessments

    • IGCSE/O Levels/SPM Results

    • Report Cards

    • Other external exams like MAP assessment

Value of Scholarship

  • Waived tuition fee

  • Waived enrolment fee (new students only)

Deadline

29th February 2024

How to Apply

https://igbis.edu.my/admissions/scholarship/

Scholarship

Outstanding Achievement Partial Scholarships

Eligibility

  • Current IGBIS students, or recently admitted students, entering Grades 6-11

  • Proficient in English

  • Documented outstanding achievements in academics (examples):

    • MYP External Assessments

    • IGCSE/O Levels/SPM Results

    • Report Cards

    • Other exams like MAP assessment

    • Or, documented outstanding achievement in a specialised area

Value of Scholarship

Partial & various scholarship amounts with outstanding achievement in academics or a specialised area like sports, art, or music

Deadline

29th February 2024

How to Apply

https://igbis.edu.my/admissions/scholarship/

06)Epsom College in Malaysia

 

Scholarship

ASEAN Bright Sparks – A-Level Full Scholarship

Eligibility

  • Have completed SPM or the local equivalent, please submit SPM mock exam results

  • Achieved straight As in all SPM subjects or local equivalent

  • Must be a resident or citizen of ASEAN countries

  • Must be at least 16 years of age, below 20 years of age.

  • Have had a leadership role in an extracurricular activity

  • Meet the financial eligibility criteria of total household income below USD1,500 a month

Value of Scholarship

  • All school and boarding fees

Deadline

31st January 2024

How to Apply

https://www.epsomcollege.edu.my/admissions/scholarships-and-bursaries/ecm-libra-asean-scholarships/

Scholarship

ASEAN Partial Academic Scholarships

Eligibility

  • Have completed UPSR/ PT3/ SPM or the local equivalent

  • Have excellent academic results

  • Must be a permanent resident, expatriate or citizen of ASEAN countries

  • For Year 7 to 13 students

Value of Scholarship

Partial scholarships will cover up to 50% of school and boarding fees

Deadline

None

How to Apply

https://www.epsomcollege.edu.my/admissions/scholarships-and-bursaries/ecm-libra-asean-scholarships/

Scholarship

ASEAN Leadership Scholarships

Eligibility

  • Have completed UPSR/ PT3/ SPM or the local equivalent

  • Have good academic results

  • Excel in sports at a state or national level / have an active leadership role in a community organisation / is creative and possesses an active interest in entrepreneurship.

  • Must be a permanent resident, expatriate or citizen of ASEAN countries

  • For Year 7 to 13 students who have leadership, sports, music or entrepreneurial talent.

Value of Scholarship

Partial scholarships will cover up to 50% of school and boarding fees

Deadline

29th February 2024

How to Apply

https://www.epsomcollege.edu.my/admissions/scholarships-and-bursaries/ecm-libra-asean-scholarships/

07)Mutiara International Grammar School

 

Scholarship

MIGS Academic Scholarships

Eligibility

  • Open to existing MIGS and new students

  • High academic achievement

  • English fluency

  • Active participation in co-curricular activities including sports, performing arts, clubs and societies

  • Good communication skills and leadership attributes

  • Scholarships are only applicable to self-paying parents

Value of Scholarship

  • Year 8 - 10: 25% discount applied to tuition fee

Deadline

Not stated

How to Apply

https://migs.edu.my/scholarship-2023/

Disclaimer:

While we endeavor to keep the information up to date and accurate, information may change at any time without notice. Please refer to the website of the scholarship provider for the most complete and up to date information.