International School Manila

Integrity - Service - Merit

Scholarship Program

​​ANNOUNCING A SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITY AT INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL MANILA 
FOR SCHOOL YEAR 2017-2018* 
Class of 2022 

The International School Manila, located at Fort Bonifacio, Taguig City, was founded in 1920. The paramount aim of the school is to provide the highest possible standards of education to prepare children for entrance into colleges or universities throughout the world, and to develop the best intellectual qualities of each individual student. The school is organized into three divisions – a four grade Elementary School, a four grade Middle School, and a four year High School. At present, the student body represents over seventy nations including the Philippines.

For the school year 2017-2018, International School Manila will make available scholarships to students of Filipino citizenship who will be thirteen or fourteen years of age on or before September 01, 2017 and have completed the equivalent of IS Manila’s Grade 7. The awardees shall enroll in Grade 8 and continue until they finish Grade 12.

Completed forms must be submittted to International School Manila, Middle School Guidance Office, no later than 4:00PM on Monday, January 30, 2017

Please see below for more details or contact the Middle School Guidance Office at 8408555 / 8408550 / 8408553.

NATURE OF SCHOLARSHIP

  1. The scholarships are available to students entering Grade 8 in the International School Manila.
  2. The need-based scholarships will include fees such as tuition fee, matriculation fee, and book rental. A participation fee may be required from the parents to cover a portion of the school fees.
  3. The scholarships may be enjoyed for five years provided the awardees maintain the appropriate scholastic level and abide by the school rules and regulations set by the Philippine Scholarship Committee.
     

WHO MAY QUALIFY FOR THE SCHOLARSHIP?

  1. The awards are open to students of Filipino citizenship who have completed their 7th grade (Grades 1-6 plus first year high school or Grades 1-7) of school and who will be thirteen or fourteen years of age by September 01, 2017.
  2. The candidate must have demonstrated high academic achievement (no grade lower than 85% or its equivalent in any subject). Candidates must submit a copy of their report cards, school records/transcript from Grade 1 to current grade level with completed application forms.
  3. The candidate must demonstrate financial need. (Please see Financial Requirement Letter.)
  4. The candidate must meet all regular ISM entrance requirements.
  5. The candidate must have an excellent command of oral and written English.
  6. The candidate must possess high personal standards and be in good health.
  7. Only one sibling per family shall be considered for the scholarship program.

*Please note that school year 2017-18 at International School Manila begins in August 2017.

 

SELECTION OF AWARDEE

After reviewing applications, successful candidates will be requested to attend an assessment day on Saturday, March 4, 2017. Parents and candidates will be welcomed in the Amelita Ming Ramos Hall of International School Manila before candidates are ushered to the Library for assessments and team building activities. Student candidates will be required to complete a series of tests in reading, writing and mathematics, and take part in collaborative activities for the selection committee to get a better understanding of each student’s strengths and challenges. The day will begin at 8:30 a.m. and will conclude at approximately 2:30 p.m. We will begin with a meeting for parents and students at 8:00 a.m. so plan to arrive before 8:00 a.m. for attendance checking. Morning snacks and lunch will be provided for the candidates.

Based on the overall application and the results of the assessment day a group of candidates will be selected to continue in the search process. This will include a scheduled "home-visit" during the week of March 13-17, 2017, along with a panel interview of individual candidates which will take place the week of March 21-22, 2017 in the Middle School conference room.

Based on all of the information and the final interview, a decision will be made on which students will be awarded the ISM scholarships. 

RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE AWARDEE AND HIS/HER PARENT(S) OR GUARDIAN

  1. The awardees must indicate acceptance within one week after notification of the scholarship grant.
  2. The parents or guardian of the awardees shall provide for all other needs of the student outside of those stipulated in the scholarship grant including lunches, school uniforms, and other related school activities and trips.
  3. The awardees shall complete the High School course at the International School Manila unless the award is terminated earlier due to poor academic performance or behavior problems.
  4. The awardees shall observe all rules and regulations of the International School Manila.
  5. To maintain their awards, the awardees shall maintain a level of scholastic achievement set by the Philippine Scholarship Committee.
  6. A yearly evaluation will be made by the Philippine Scholarship Committee on each awardee.
  7. to determine if he or she is still qualified to continue in the scholarship program for the following year and/or the financial need of the family.

NOTE: The students must be fully committed to attend International School Manila for a period of five years (Grades 8 – 12).

THE COMPETITIVE EXAMINATION SHALL INCLUDE:

  1. English Assessment
  2. Math Assessment
  3. Filipino Composition

DATE AND PLACE OF EXAMINATION

Saturday, March 4, 2017
8:00AM to 2:30PM

Introductions at Amelita Ming Ramos Hall
Assessments and Team Building at the Middle School Library 2/F International School Manila
University Parkway, Fort Bonifacio
Taguig City, Philippines

FOR THOSE SELECTED TO BE INTERVIEWED, THE CANDIDATES SHALL BE APPRAISED ON THE FOLLOWING:

  1. Spoken English
  2. Personality
  3. Interests
  4. Attitude
  5. Financial need
  6. INTERVIEW DAY (March 21-22)

FORMS

  1. Application Form
  2. Financial Requirement
  3. Certificate of Good Health
  4. Principal’s Appraisal
  5. Complete Scholarship Application Packet

*Report Cards/Transcripts (Applicants must submit a copy of their report cards, school records/transcript from Grade 1 to current grade level with completed application forms.)

 

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