Canadian International School aims to attract the strongest candidates that the local Bangalore area and beyond has to offer, while benefiting students who might not otherwise be able to avail of a CIS education. Infusing into our community of learners, outstanding individuals looking to take on the International General Certificate of Secondary Education (IGCSE) and International Baccalaureate program (IB), makes us a richer and more vibrant school. The CIS High School Scholarship Program has these goals in mind, as the school pushes forward into the future. Success breeds success, and CIS understands that better and brighter students, striving for perfection, serve to strengthen us as a school of note in India and South East Asia.


  • The CIS Scholarship Program is available to all new applicants to CIS for Grade 9 (IGCSE) and Grade 11 (IB).
  • Candidate must have a minimum 80% in previous Grade or equivalent for the IB program. For the IGCSE program, candidate must have a minimum 85% in previous Grade or equivalent.
  • Decision on minimum equivalent grade for students coming from different grading system rests solely with CIS Scholarship Committee.
  • Selection factors will also include
    • statement of need,
    • evidence of academic excellence,
    • leadership qualities
    • significant artistic or athletic achievement
    • civic involvement/volunteerism
    • engagement in school activities
  • Students whose fees are paid by parents’ companies cannot be considered for Scholarship Program.


  • Download and complete the Application (for Grade 11), Application (for Grade 9) form and post it us along with the following documents. Alternatively, you can scan the application and accompanying documents and send everything as an attachment to: Do not forget to mention in the email subject<line « Scholarship Application – 2018 » >
  • Submit the following documents along with the completed form
    • One passport size photograph
    • Copy of Birth Certificate
    • Grade 9 final and the most recent Grade 10 reports for the IB program.
    • Grade 7 and the most recent Grade 8 reports for the IGCSE program.
    • Essay (not more than 600 words) reflecting evidence of financial need, personal achievements, leadership skills, contribution to community service.
  • Application deadline – 4:00 p.m. Thursday, January 25th, 2018


  1. Applications will be initially screened for eligibility.
  2. Eligible candidates will be notified on Monday, January 29th, 2018  for both the IGCSE and IB scholarship.
  3. Those candidates will then be required to appear for a written test in English, Mathematics and any one Science of Applicant’s choice.
  4. Candidates will also appear for an interview with the committee on the same day.

Date of Test: Saturday, February 3rd, 2018

Time of Test: 9.00 a.m.

Duration of Test: 3 hours

Interviews after Lunch

Venue: Canadian International School

  1. Decisions on awarding of Scholarships will be based upon the following weighting: 80% for tests and 20% for interview
  2. Awarding of scholarship does not guarantee enrolment. Students must complete all admission formalities, before enrolment and scholarship can be confirmed.
  3. The decisions of the CIS Scholarship Committee are final.



Applications submitted after 4:00 p.m. Thursday, January 25th, 2018 will not be considered


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