European International School Ho Chi Minh City (EIS) welcomes students of all nationalities who would benefit from our educational programme and whose parents share the school’s Mission and Objectives.

Admission is granted to a student when it has been determined that the School has an appropriate programme and resources to meet that individual’s learning needs. Applications for both immediate and future entry are considered at any time throughout the year.

The birth date cut-off for placement in a particular grade is the 31 August in the academic year (commencing in August) of admission. The child must have turned the appropriate age on or prior to the 31 August for the grade in question.


The European International School Ho Chi Minh City (EIS) is one of only 2 IB World Schools in Ho Chi Minh City that offers the full Continuum of IB Programmes - the Primary Years Programme (PYP), the Middle Years Programme (MYP) and the Diploma Programme (DP). The School has been offering scholarships to worthy students since 2014, this year EIS continues to offer scholarship opportunities to students who demonstrate exceptional academic performance and a commitment to community service. Merit-based Scholarships are available for students entering Grade 11 in August 2020 and who have the potential to achieve high IB Diploma scores.

Two types of scholarships are available:

  • The 2-year A-Star Scholarship (*) - 100% of the tuition fees are covered by the scholarship (excluding field trips, exam fees and other direct costs).
  • EIS Merit Scholarships - up to 50% scholarships available (excluding field trips, exam fees and other direct costs) tuition fee covered.

(*) Our parent company, A-Star Education, currently serves over 25,000 students in Vietnam, Singapore, China, Malaysia, the UK and the USA. In addition to helping students achieve academic success, A-Star also strives to provide each student with unique and valuable learning experiences.

The EIS Scholarship Programme can be a life-changing opportunity for a select few students. In addition to academic achievement and potential, selection for the Merit Scholarships are based on each candidate’s teamwork, leadership skills, critical thinking and engagement within their community.

Scholarship recipients tend to be among the most active students in the School. They have led school activities, including the Model United Nations, the Global Issues Network, sports teams, assemblies, fundraising, after school activities and even tutoring younger students. While scholarship recipients are expected to be academically competitive, they also pursue excellence in a community-minded and collaborative manner, continuing their unique perspective to the already strong enquiry-based academic focus within the School. Previous Scholarship recipients all went on to receive significant scholarship assistance at leading world universities.

To qualify for the Merit-based Scholarships 2020, a student must have:

  • The potential to achieve high IB Diploma scores
  • A minimum English language level of CEFR B2, IELTS 5.5 or equivalent
  • Dedication to engage and support the school’s Community Service Programme
  • Ability to become leaders in school activities and to be positive role models to others

Interested candidates should submit an application form by 22nd May 2020.

Scholarships will be offered to applicants based on criteria including academic record, assessment and interview result. Early application is highly recommended due to a limited number of places available.

Application can be completed online or sent via email or post by 22nd May 2020.

Contact information: 

Scholarships Team

 730 F-G-K Le Van Mien, Thao Dien Ward, District 2, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

(+84 28) 7300 7257 - ext. 108 (Ms. Emily)


More information can be found at or / (+84 28) 7300 7257 - ext. 108 (Ms. Emily) 

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