All About the Independent Schools Foundation Academy

The Independent Schools Foundation Academy is a non-profit bilingual (Putonghua and English) private school in Hong Kong.

All About the Independent Schools Foundation Academy

It is also an IBO World School, and offers the IB Middle Years Program and Diploma Program. The campus is in Cyberport, Pokfulam, Hong Kong.

Level: The scholarship is available for Grade 6 to 12 students.

Study Subject: The scholarship is awarded in the fields offered by the university.

Institution: The Independent Schools Foundation Academy

Scholarship can be taken in Hong Kong.

Scholarship Award

The scholarship will cover the following:

Awards the recipient with a 50% fee remission of the annual tuition each year for their remaining years as a student of The ISF Academy subject to an annual review.

Eligibility Criteria

Applicants must meet the following eligibility requirements:

1. Students with outstanding academic achievements in the past three years. (Please note that more emphasis is placed on the more recent school reports)

2. Non-ISF Academy students are academically in the top 10% in their existing school.

3. ISF Academy students should achieve a Commitment to Learning grade of at least “4” for each individual subject and obtain the following grades in the two years prior to their application:

4. In Primary, an average of at least “5.2” out of “7” in each of the following subjects English, Chinese, English Mathematics, Chinese Mathematics, English Guided Discovery, and Chinese Guided Discovery.

5. In Grade 6 to 10, students should generally be achieving at least ISF Magna Cum Laude on their reports (top 10% of their class) in their MYP and non-MYP subjects with no subject scoring less than a “4”; and

6. In Grade 11, at least 36 points out of the total score of 42 points (excluding Theory of Knowledge and Extended Essay bonus points).

College Admission Requirement

Entrance Requirement: Applicants must have previous year degree.

How to Apply

Applicants can apply by post.

1. Completed Scholarship Application Form

2. Names and contact details of two confidential referees. Please seek permission to use the

3. name of the referee in advance. However, please do not include written references. The scholarship committee will contact the referees separately.

4. Copies of Official Transcripts / School Report Cards, both interim and final, for the previous three years. Reports issued by The ISF Academy need not be submitted (i.e. only submit reports for the years that the applicant did not study at The ISF Academy).

5. Copies of any certificates of awards/performances /exhibitions, etc.

6. Two personal statements as indicated below

7. Any other information that the applicant believes will support his / her application,

Application Deadline




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