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Scholarships

 

 

As a member of the Jeffrey Cheah Foundation, and in keeping with the spirit of giving back to society through education, SIS believes in rewarding our student’s academic accomplishment and extra-curricular excellence.

The SIS AcademicMusic & Sports, and IBDP Entrance Scholarships are offered as an incentive to encourage our students to continue pursuing their passions; be it in  sport, music and dance, or striving for greater heights in academic standard. 

Scholarship Value

  • Academic, Music, & Sports Scholarship : The award of scholarship takes the form of a 25% waiver on tuition fees only. The scholarship is not a cash award.
  • IBDP Entrance Scholarship : The quantum of the scholarship varies depending on the student's academic results. The scholarship is not a cash award.

 


Full time Malaysian and International students who have completed their primary school education and applying for admission into Grade 7 for the January intake every year.

  • New admissions into Grade 7 (Applicable to January intake only)
  • Must fulfil the academic requirements as follows:
    • Malaysian Curriculum - 6As from the Ujian Penilaian Sekolah Rendah (UPSR) inclusive:
      • English (Comprehension and Writing), Mathematics, Science; AND
      • Bahasa Malaysia (Comprehension and Writing) OR Mandarin Language (Comprehension and Writing) OR 
        Tamil Language (Comprehension and Writing)
    • International or Other Curriculum: As in ALL subjects (Applicable to externally marked achievement test and certification at the end of Grade 6 or equivalent)
  • Open to both Malaysian and International student applicants
  • All documents relevant to the scholarship must be endorsed by parents and/or relevant authorities

Other terms and conditions, kindly refer to the Academic Scholarship Application Form.

How To Apply

Applicants must complete the respective Scholarship Application Form and submit it along with the following documents to the SIS Admissions and Administration Office by the deadlines indicated below:

  1. Certified true copies of academic results:
    • Malaysian curriculum - Ujian Penilaian Sekolah Rendah (UPSR) result
    • International curriculum - Latest/Current Year externally marked achievement tests and certification at the end of Grade 6 or equivalent (eg. Cambridge Checkpoint)
       
  2. Letter of recommendation from latest/current school's principal to verify student's good behavioural record, having not come under school-wide disciplinary action during his/her school years.
     
  3. Scholarship application closing date: 1st December for subsequent January intake.

Important Note:
Applicant may be required to attend an interview with the School Scholarship Committee. Application received after the closing date will not be accepted.


Full time Malaysian students of Sunway International School, who have excelled at the national and regional levels in their respective extra-curricular category, are eligible to apply for these scholarships.

 

  • Aged between 12 to 18 years old
  • Must be enrolled and accepted as a full time student at Sunway International School
  • Open to Malaysian citizens only
  • All documents relevant to the scholarship must be endorsed by parents and/relevant authorities

    Music Scholarship Eligibility
  • Have obtained Grade 5 certification by an international examination board such as RockSchoolABRMTrinityetc. or other qualifications deemed acceptable by the SIS Scholarship Committee.
  • Must have minimum at least 2 years of experience in local and international exposure

      Sports Scholarship Eligibility

  • Must have represented district / state / national at local / international tournaments and competitions. Candidates must furnish supporting documents and/or reference materials from state / national Sports Association / Federation to evidence the achievements.
  • Sports affiliated with the Majlis Sukan Sekolah Malaysia (MSSM) or equivalent. Note: If an applicant's chosen sport is not part of MSSM, the discretion of the SIS Scholarship applies
  • Has won awards and was given recognition in a specific area of sports.

Other terms and conditions, kindly refer to the Music and Sports Scholarship Application Form.

How To Apply

Applicants must complete the respective Scholarship Application Form and submit it along with the following documents to the SIS Admissions and Administration Office by the deadlines indicated below:

  1. CV (resume) indicating academic and extra-curricular activities including athletics, arts, or others.
     
  2. Music: Certificate or references to evidence the applicant’s musical exposure.
    Sports: Sporting references to evidence the outstanding sports achievement
     
  3. Two letters of recommendation; one each from:
    • Music instructor or Sports coach (corresponding with the type of scholarship applied) 
    • Former School Principal
       
  4. Personal essay including the following items (at least one page long):
    • Why do I deserve this scholarship?
    • What are my objectives as a musician/an athlete?
    • What are my plans after completing my education at Sunway International School?
       
  5. Scholarship application closing date: 1st June for subsequent July intake or 1st December for subsequent January intake.

Important Note:
Applicant may be required to attend an interview with the School Scholarship Committee. Application received after the closing date will not be accepted.

 

 


New admission into the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme (IBDP)

  • Must be enrolled and accepted as a full-time student at Sunway International School
  • Open to Malaysians and International citizens
  • Must have a good record of discipline and conduct
  • All documents relevant to the scholarship must be verified by relevant authorities
  • Must meet the following academic requirements:
SPM Grades O-Level Grades


Ontario Secondary School
Grade 10 Percentage
  (Best 6 subjects inclusive English & Maths)  

  Quantum per year    
9+ and above 9A* and above 95% - 100% Full Scholarship  
9 (A+, A, A-) and above 9 (A*, A) and above 90% - 94.99% RM 16,000  
8 (A+, A, A-) 8 (A*, A) 88% - 89.99% RM 9,000  
7 (A+, A, A-) 7 (A*, A) 86% - 87.99% RM 6,000  
6 (A+, A, A-) 6 (A*, A) 84% - 85.99% RM 5,000  
5 (A+, A, A-) 6 (A*, A) 83% - 83.99% RM 4,000  
- - 82% - 82.99% RM 3,000  
- - 80% - 81.99% RM 2,000  


* SPM Grades - English 1119 will not be considered when granting the scholarship
* The Scholarship quantum is only applicable to Tuition Fee.

Other terms and conditions, kindly refer to the IBDP Entrance Scholarship Form.

   
How To Apply

Applicants must complete the respective Scholarship Application Form and submit it along with the following documents to the SIS Admissions and Administration Office by the deadlines indicated below:

  1. Certified true copies of academic results
     
  2. A copy of Identity Card / Passport
     
  3. School Leaving Certificate or Testimonials
     
  4. Letter of recommendation from former school's principal to certify that this student has a good behaviour record, having not come under school-wide disciplinary action during his/her school years.
     
  5. Scholarship application closing date: 1st December for subsequent January intake.

Important Note:
The applicant may be required to attend an interview with the School Scholarship Committee. Application received after the closing date will not be accepted.


Download Academic Scholarship Application Form and Terms & Conditions
Download Music and Sports Scholarship Application Form and Terms & Conditions
Download IBDP Entrance Scholarship Application Form and Terms & Conditions
 

 

Rewarding Extracurricular Excellence

Our students are strongly encouraged to pursue their personal passion for activities like sport, music, and dance. They have excelled at the national and regional levels earning themselves SIS Sports and Music Scholarships.

 

 

Jessie Yap Zhi Qian
IBDP Year 2

Recipient of Academic &
IBDP Entrance Scholarship

 

 
 

 

Cherry Yeo
Grade 10

Recipient of Sports Scholarship
(Rhythmic Artistic)

 

 
 

 

Looi Kai Xuan
IBDP Year 2

Recipient of Academic &
IBDP Entrance Scholarship

 

 
 

 

Amanda Darshini Selavarajah
Graduate (2013)

Recipient of Music Scholarship
(Guitar)

 

 
 

 

Caitanya Dasa Thialan
Graduate (201)

Recipient of Sports Scholarship
(Dance)

 

 
 

 

Stephanie Leong
Graduate (2013)

Recipient of Music Scholarship
(Violin)

 

 
 

 

Estelle Siow Zhi Qian
Graduate (2015)

Recipient of Music Scholarship
(Piano)

 

 
 

 

Rachel Lim June Leen
Graduate (2016)

Recipient of Sports Scholarship
(Ice-Skating)

 

 
 

 

Sean Goh Min Chang
Graduate (2018)

Recipient of Sports Scholarship
(Swimming)

 

 
 

 

Rachel Tan Tien En
Graduate (2019)

Recipient of Academic
Scholarship

 

 
 

 

Saibya Thialan
Graduate (2018)

Recipient of Sports Scholarship
(Dance)