Academic Scholarships




Australian International School (AIS) encourages and supports academic excellence across all areas of the curriculum and is committed to nurturing each student’s individual academic talents.

AIS is pleased to offer a limited number of Academic Scholarships for new students entering Years 7 – 12 for the 2021-2022 Academic Year.

The Scholarships awarded will be based on academic achievement and an interview with the AIS Executive Principal or Deputy Executive Principal. Scholarships provided can cover from 10% to 50% of the annual tuition fee, and, providing the student maintains an exemplary academic record, can be awarded for up to seven years. 

How to Apply


STEP 2: Submit the Academic Scholarship Application & Enrolment Application Forms together with the required supporting documents to the admissions office.

Deadline: All scholarship applications must be received by Friday 14th May 2021.

STEP 3: Examination: Applicants who satisfy the Scholarship Eligibility Criteria (see below) will be invited to participate in a three-part Scholarship Examination (English, Maths and non-verbal reasoning) on Saturday 22nd May 2021.

Location: Australian International School, Thu Thiem Campus, 264 Mai Chi Tho (East-West Highway), An Phu Ward, District 2, HCMC, Vietnam.

STEP 4: Interview: Selected applicants will be invited for an interview with the Executive Principal/Deputy Executive Principal, who will make the final assessment.

STEP 5: Scholarship offerThe school will offer Academic Scholarships to successful applicants by Tuesday, 8th June 2021.


Scholarship Eligibility Criteria

Criteria Students from Vietnamese schools Students from non-Vietnamese schools
Academic Performance School reports MUST indicate: At least 8.5 average in Maths, Physics, Chemistry and Biology respectfully An average of 8.0 in all other subjects No subject below 7.0 For subjects that are not graded, the student must have received a PASS School reports must indicate a consistently high level of achievement in all subjects for the preceding two years. School reports MUST indicate: A* (if studying University of Cambridge curriculum) or A or equivalent in all subjects. Highest level of achievement in all subjects for the preceding two years.
English Language Applicants must be: Native English speakers, or Non-native-English speakers with IELTS of ≥ 5.5, or Non-native-English speakers who achieve a high score in the English part of the Scholarship Examination.

Terms and Conditions

  • Scholarships will be awarded on merit, following the Scholarship Examination and interview.
  • An invitation to attend an interview will not necessarily mean a scholarship will be offered.
  • Acceptance of a scholarship offer will require payment of the non-refundable Acceptance Fee and any tuition fee due.
  • Acceptance and payment of all amounts will be required by the due date or the offer will be withdrawn.
  • The Application Fee will be refunded should the child be successful in receiving an Academic Scholarship.
  • Parents are responsible to pay all amounts owing to the school that are not covered by the Scholarship.
  • 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 adhere to the school’s policies and rules.
  • Scholarships will be reviewed annually and may be withdrawn if these expectations are not met.

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