Scholarships

 

YCIS – Secondary is one of only a few international schools in Hong Kong that reserves funds annually to be granted as scholarships and awards to current and prospective students, who:

- Demonstrate evidence of an outstanding academic performance
- Fulfil specific criteria of a particular award
- Positively participate in co-curricular activities
- Are able to serve the School and the outside community
- Demonstrate leadership either in their academic, co-curricular activities, or community activities
- Are able to uphold the vision and philosophy of the School

To hear more about the acknowledgement from one YCIS scholarship recipient watch his interview.

Holistic Focus
The Scholarship Programme offers full or partial tuition fee exemption, for up to seven years from Year 7 to Year 13, in the following categories:

Eligibility – Students with outstanding academic achievements in the past two years. (Please note that more emphasis is placed on recent school performance.)
YCIS students should achieve their overall scoring at least 80% on average in all subjects. In addition, they have to maintain a commitment to Achievement Grade of at least “4” for each individual subject (applicable to IB or Pre-IB students) or not more than one “C” grade in any of the individual subjects and no “D” grade in the entire report card (applicable to IGCSE and Year 7–9 students) in the most recent years prior to their application.
Prospective transfer students are academically in the top 10% in their existing school.

Eligibility – Students demonstrate excellence in the arts in the past two years. Excellence varies from talent to talent and the Scholarship Programme Committee will take the uniqueness of each talent into account when considering the application. (Please note that emphasis is placed on recent school per-formance.)
An Art applicant should achieve the Achievement Grade “A” (or “6” at least) in the respective subject area.
Prospective transfer students are academically in the top 20% in their existing school.

Eligibility – Students demonstrate excellence in music in the past two years. Excellence varies from talent to talent and the Scholarship Programme Committee will take the uniqueness of each talent into account when considering the application. (Please note that emphasis is placed on recent school per-formance.)
A Music applicant should achieve the Achievement Grade “A” (or “6” at least) in the respec-tive subject area.
Prospective transfer students are academically in the top 20% in their existing school.

Eligibility – Students demonstrate excellence in sports in the past two years. Excellence varies from talent to talent and the Scholarship Programme Committee will take the uniqueness of each talent into account when considering the application. (Please note that emphasis is placed on recent school per-formance.)
A Sports applicant should achieve the Achievement Grade “A” (or “6” at least) in the respec-tive subject area.
Prospective transfer students are academically in the top 20% in their existing school.

Each student is eligible to receive no more than two different types of scholarships per academic year.

Please download our Scholarship Brochure.

 
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Benefits of the Scholarship Awards

The monetary value of each scholarship will offset a portion of the annual tuition fees. Students’ performance and contributions to the school community are very important and monitored each academic year.

How to Apply for a Scholarship

Current YCIS – Secondary students are eligible to apply via Parents Online platform and submit the supporting required documents, including Referee Evaluation Form, to the Scholarship committee for review.

Prospective students, not yet enrolled at YCIS – Secondary, may apply for a Scholarship at the time of making a regular application to the school.

 

Further Advice and Help

For prospective families you are very welcome to seek more information by emailing the Admissions Office at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or calling +852 2338 7106.

You may also contact the Scholarship and Awards Manager by emailing This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or calling +852 3975 6820

We have compiled a list of questions many parents ask about our Scholarship Programme; that we would like to share it with you via FAQs.