EIS Scholarship Programme 

A limited number of EIS Merit Scholarships are available and cover up to 100% of tuition fees (excluding field trips, exam fees and other direct costs).

Receive up to a 100% reduction in all tuition fees.

The EIS Scholarship Programme can be a life-changing opportunity for selected students. In addition to academic achievement and potential, the criteria for the Merit Scholarship award requires students to possess teamwork abilities, leadership skills, critical thinking, and engagement within their community.

Scholarship recipients tend to be among the most active students in the School and are often found leading school activities, including the Model United Nations, the Global Issues Network, sports teams, assemblies, fundraising and after-school activities. Some recipients may even tutor younger students. While those who receive a scholarship award are expected to excel academically, it is essential that they also pursue excellence in a community-minded and collaborative manner. Scholarship awardees contribute their unique perspective to the school and reflect the enquiry-based approach to active learning we are proud of at EIS. All previous Scholarship recipients received significant tuition fee assistance from world-leading universities upon High School graduation.

How to Apply

STEP 1: Document submission

  • Complete an online Application Form
  • Complete Academic Scholarship Form
  • Pay Application Fee VND 4,500,000
  • Submit the Academic Scholarship Application with the required supporting documents to the Admissions Office
  • Deadline: Wednesday 15th February 2023 at 4pm. Only qualified applicants will be invited for the next step. 

STEP 2: Assessments

  • English Test (OOPT - Oxford Online Placement Test): 60 minutes
  • Cognitive Ability Test (CAT4):  90 – 120 minutes
  • Writing Test: 60 minutes
  • Deadline: Wednesday 1st March 2023. Only qualified applicants will be invited for the next step. 

STEP 3: Interview 

The most qualified applicants will be invited to the interview of the Scholarship Committee members. 

STEP 4: Decision, Offer Issued, and Offer Accepted

The school Scholarship Committee will evaluate the whole application documents, assessment results and interviews in order to make decision on: 

  • Offering scholarship and the Scholarship values 
  • Offering Placement at AIS 
  • Declined Placement at AIS 

Deadline for the final decision and Scholarship Offer: Wednesday 29th March 2023. 
Deadline for family to accept the Offer: Wednesday 7th April 2023. 


EIS Merit Scholarship applicants must:

  • Demonstrate potential to achieve high IB Diploma scores
  • Demonstrate English language level of CEFR B2, IELTS 5.5 or equivalent
  • Engage and support the school’s Community Service Programme
  • Have an interest in becoming a leader of school activities and be a positive role model to others

The EIS Merit Scholarship is only available to new students entering G10 or G11 at EIS (2023-2024 academic year).

Scholarship General Terms and Conditions

  • An invitation to attend an interview will not necessarily mean a scholarship will be offered.
  • Scholarships will be awarded on merit, following the Scholarship Examination and interview.
  • Scholarship can be value from 15% to 100% from the enrolment until graduation Year 13. 
  • Scholarships will be awarded on the basis that the student will maintain high standards of academic achievement, participate to the best of their ability in school activities, and adheres to the school’s policies and rules. The scholarship will be reviewed in May each year. If grade results are maintained the scholarship will be renewed for the following year. The School may request the student to take the annual Scholarship Exam if the School feels it is necessary to moderate his/ her academic progress 
  • Acceptance of a Scholarship Offer will require payment of the Acceptance Fee VND 64,000,000.  
  • Application Fee VND 4,500,000 paid at the application stage, and Acceptance Fee VND 64,000,000 paid at the Offer stage will be credited into the Tuition Fee or refunded to the family if the student is enrolled at AIS in the academic year 2023-2024. 
  • With the new status as a Scholar comes significant responsibility.  Not only will the student need to maintain academic excellence but he/she must also set high standards for the peers in all areas of school life.  This means contributing and supporting our school community at all times, in some cases publicly. This may involve participating and presenting in certain school events, writing articles for various publications, providing positive testimonials and other reasonably requested activities. After graduation from AIS we expect the student to also be an active member of our alumni network. 
  • In return for this merit scholarship benefit, the family should be aware that the School’s expectation is that the student remains at AIS through to the completion of his/her IB Diploma.  Should you withdraw from school at any time prior to formal graduation from school, then the School reserves the right to obtain appropriate remedies; including repayment of the financial scholarship amounts of the most recent three (3) school years, and/or withholding school documentation and assistance (e.g. school reports, transcripts and reference letters). 

Scholarships Team Contact information
730 F-G-K Le Van Mien, Thao Dien Ward, Thu Duc City, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
(+84 28) 7300 7257 

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