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Apply For These International School Scholarships 2022/23 Today!

Published by SchoolAdvisor | Sep 06, 2021

8 IGCSE and Pre-University level scholarships offered by AISM, ISKL, KTJ and more!

Are you strong academically, active in co-curricular activities, and are not afraid to step up to take charge as a leader? Do you want to experience high-quality, holistic education that enables you to learn from the best environment, teachers and schoolmates, and have all the resources to become a future leader?

Here is a list of international schools in Malaysia awarding scholarships for deserving students, so don’t miss out and apply today!

Australian International School Malaysia (ASIM)

Australian International School Malaysia (AISM) has been offering a high-quality Australian Curriculum since 2000 to set a firm foundation for students’ academic success, love of learning, healthy lifestyle, ensuring that students are committed to giving back to the community as leaders.

AISM is now offering the Pre-University Scholarships to a limited number of deserving, high achieving students who wish to enrol into AISM’s Year 11 and Year 12 and earn the New South Wales Higher School Certificate (HSC).

Australian International School Malaysia (AISM) Scholarship

Minimum Requirements
Pre-University Scholarship
  1. Open for Malaysian citizens who are not enrolled at AISM and who are completing or have completed their SPM/IB MYP/IGCSE/O Levels examination.
  2. Aged 17 to 18-years-old.
  3. Academically strong and exhibit good character, communication skills and involvement in co-curricular activities.
  4. Applicant’s financial needs will be taken into consideration.
  5. Scholarship recipients will begin school at AISM in January 2021 (enrolling into Year 11).
  6. Pass the assessment test and interview.

The scholarship application will close on 26 September 2021. For more information on AISM’s Pre-University scholarship, please visit AISM's website.

The International School of Kuala Lumpur (ISKL)

The International School of Kuala Lumpur (ISKL) Scholarships

The International School of Kuala Lumpur, or ISKL, provides students with an opportunity to experience a world-class American curriculum. The school will be awarding scholarships to deserving students who are academically accomplished and have leadership potential in them, ensuring that they have what it takes to help the communities around them. ISKL’s mission is to mentor and guide its students to reach their full potential and equipping them with the knowledge, attitude and transferable skills required to fulfil their responsibilities and face challenges.

Here are the types of scholarships offered at ISKL:

Scholarships Offered
Requirements for Applicants
ISKL Pathways Scholarships (for students who have completed Form 3 assessment)
Application closes on 5 October 2021.
  1. Excel academically
  2. Possess a commitment towards social responsibility and leadership
  3. Bilingual
  4. Possess Malaysian IC
Application closes by February 2022.
  1. For students enrolling on the International Baccalaureate Diploma Program (IBDP)
  2. Excellent academic records
  3. Extracurricular involvement
  4. Community service involvement

Kolej Tuanku Ja'afar (KTJ)

Kolej Tuanku Ja’afar (KTJ) is one of the region’s premier international schools in the region. With 30 years of holistic excellence, KTJ provides an authentic British educational experience rooted in the Malaysian context by developing its students into global leaders.

KTJ is now offering two types of scholarships for students to enhance their potential in Malaysia and beyond. Here are the details of the scholarships provided by KTJ:

Scholarships Offered
Sixth Form Academic Scholarship
  1. Forecast/actual IGCSE, SPM or equivalent of A or above in most subjects.
  2. Applying as an internal or external candidate.
  3. Outstanding academic ability and/or potential.
  4. Receive excellent reports or references from the candidate’s current school.
  5. Attend a 25-minute interview with two senior members of KTJ staff.
  6. Successful candidates will receive a 25% to 75% reduction on tuition fees.
Golf and Squash Scholarships
  1. Showcase an outstanding potential in golf or squash.
  2. Receive satisfactory reports/references and grades from student’s current school.
  3. Complete an assessment conducted by KTJ sports staff.
  4. Competed and showing great success in sporting competitions at the national level.
  5. KTJ may consider awarding scholarships to Primary school students who display outstanding records in either sport.
  6. Successful candidates will receive a 25% to 75% reduction on tuition fees.

The deadline for the Sixth Form Academic Scholarship will be closed on 1 November 2021 at 5 p.m. The Golf and Squash Scholarships are open throughout the year. For more information on either scholarship, please check out KTJ’s website.

Marlborough College Malaysia

Marlborough College Malaysia (MCM) Scholarship

Marlborough College Malaysia (MCM) is an extension of Marlborough College, UK, where students come to freely and securely explore their talents, potentials, academic rigour and responsibilities in a spacious 90-acre estate, where students can develop their independence and inter-reliance.

The scholarship awarded by Marlborough College Malaysia’s (MCM) scholarship programme welcomes budding academicians, athletes, actors, and musicians exposed to enriching and open doors to more opportunities and mentorship to help them discover their abilities.

The scholarship is open to 2 types of applicants:

  • External candidates

Applicants are expected to have registered a place and are committed to attending MCM’s Year 9 (Shell) and have completed the registration form and paid the registration fee, followed by an assessment that the College will give. In addition, parents must speak to and receive a reference from students’ current school’s Head of School.

  • Internal candidates

Students in Year 8 can apply, and parents are encouraged to speak to the head of the Prep School in November concerning the candidate’s suitability. Those who demonstrate excellence and the right attitude will be awarded the scholarship.

Applications will be open in November 2021 and close in January 2022. For more information on the scholarship, please visit MCM’s website.

Alice Smith International School (Secondary)

Alice Smith International School Scholarships

Alice Smith International School has provided the best British education in Kuala Lumpur since 1946 and is still committed to enriching students’ lives and characters. This is your chance to be a part of a diverse community of 40 nationalities and experience a holistic British education.

The scholarships applications for the 2022/2023 academic year will be announced soon. In Alice Smith Secondary’s pursuit of excellence, here are two types of scholarships offered by the school:

Scholarships Offered
Scholarship Description
KLASS Scholarship

A full scholarship is offered to post-SPM Malaysian students who are not currently enrolled at Alice Smith International School with limited financial means.

They are expected to be academically outstanding and aim to enrol at a good university, and fulfil the criteria to sit for A-Levels (Sixth Form).

The schools understand that students awarded the KLASS Scholarship may struggle to attend a good university post-A-Levels. Therefore, Alice Smith has introduced the Foundation scholarship to help scholars to enrol on their undergraduate courses.

Reach for the Stars Scholarships

The Reach for the Stars scholarship is a partial scholarship that covers up to 50% of school fees and is awarded based on their academic achievement and talent in arts or sports. This scholarship is awarded to external students who have yet to enrol into IGCSE or A-Levels programme.

IGCSE: Students are expected to apply for a 2-year programme.

A-Levels: it will be awarded to either:

  1. A late entry 18-month A-Level programme (students likely to complete IGCSE or equivalent in December);
  2. 2-year A-Level Programme (current IGCSE student).

Click here to find out more about Alice Smith International School’s scholarships.

Nexus International School

Nexus International School Scholarship

Nexus International School offers the opportunity for bright students to join their internationally-minded community by nurturing and supporting learners towards academic success and responsible citizenship.

The Nexus’ Secondary Global Citizen Award for students in Years 9, 10 and 11 is now available for you to apply and enjoy a fee waiver of up to 30%!

Scholarship Offered
Nexus Global Citizen Award (IGCSE)
  1. Students who are in Years 9, 10 and 11.
  2. Malaysian or International students.
  3. Active in extracurricular activities with past achievements and participation in school and community activities.
  4. Boarding is compulsory, and students may opt for flexible boarding.

The application closes in December 2021. For more information on the scholarship, please click here.

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