A 50 percent funded place is offered for one external students to complete the two year International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme beginning in the 2016-2017 academic year. The scholarship programme is open to external students who will be 16 years old at the start of the 2016-2017 academic year. The scholarship is worth over 16,000 CHF in total.
The International Baccalaureate Diploma is recognized by universities in Switzerland and by prestigious universities across the globe. It is accepted as an entrance pre-requisite for all higher degree programmes.
The successful scholarship applicants must meet the following conditions:
- a high level of fluency in English
- an outstanding academic record
- a demonstration of the personal qualities and attributes encompassed by the IB Learner Profile
- currently not enrolled at La Côte International School
- a resident of Switzerland
Students must demonstrate that they have personal qualities that will allow them to flourish during the two-year course: an inquisitive mind, the ability to think critically and creatively, to communicate clearly and with confidence, to be open-minded, to act with integrity and to be prepared to take action to improve the lives of members of school and wider community.
The place will be offered as a result of a competitive process. Interested candidates should complete the application form and write a short essay about their future aspirations (500 words maximum); why you are interested in this opportunity, what benefits you feel this opportunity will give you and how you joining the programme will benefit the school and its wider community. Please send your essay, application and school reports from the last two years by the application deadline.
All information should be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org
Candidates deemed suitable will be asked to take a series of entrance tests, including French (where appropriate), Mathematics and English. Final candidates will be invited for interviews.
Good luck with your application!
Deadline for the 2016-2017 scholarship was Monday, 1t February 2016. Applications are now closed.
Application Form for the 2016-2017 IB Scholarship and LCIS School Brochure