Alice Smith School – Reach for the Stars Scholarship 2017

The Alice Smith School is pleased to offer a limited number of academic “Reach for the Stars” scholarships to study for A levels in the Sixth Form at the Secondary Campus in Seri Kembangan, Equine Park.

Scholarship sponsored by: Alice Smith School
Scholarship application deadline: 6th March 2017
Fund type: Scholarship
Study Local or Abroad: Local

Reach for the Stars Scholarship benefits include a 25% tuition fee reduction in addition to the waiver of enrolment fee and building fund contribution worth RM 25,000.

The underlying aim of these partial scholarship is to make Sixth Form study at the school more accessible to students who have the desire, drive and ambition to study in a truly diverse, dynamic and caring community, learning with exceptional teachers and with students from over 45 different nations.

As for KLASS scholarship recipients, selected Reach for the Stars scholars are expected to be positive role models for the school community, achieving high levels of excellence in both academic and non-academic fields.

Reach for the Stars Scholarship Application Criteria

Applications for Reach for the Stars scholarships are accepted in January and February each year, with scholarship offers being made through March and April for the start of the next academic year.

Scholarships offered will be based on merit, with the following criteria:

  • Demonstrated outstanding academic ability.
  • Demonstrated outstanding talent in the performing Arts or in Sport.
  • Characteristics expected of an Alice Smith School student, not only in terms of their studies, but also in their all round contribution to their school and the wider community.
  • Potential to be a worthy ambassador for the Alice Smith School.
  • English language ability.

Duration of the Scholarship

The maximum length of each scholarship will be two years (the duration for A level studies in the Sixth Form).

How to Apply for Entry

Applications for the Reach for the Stars Scholarships is now open. All applications must be submitted by no later than Monday, 6th March 2017. For enquiries, please contact:

Ms Nazira Aziz
Education Secretary
The Alice Smith School
No. 3 Jalan Equine
Equine Park, 43300 Seri Kembangan
Selangor Darul Ehsan, Malaysia
Email: nazira.ep@alice-smith.edu.my

Application Checklist

These are the documents required to apply for the Reach for the Stars Scholarship:

  1. Completed application form (hand written).
  2. A typed personal statement of no more than 400 words.
  3. A copy of your SPM or I/GCSE forecast results and recent school report.
  4. A letter of recommendation from your current Principal (or teacher).
  5. A letter of recommendation from an adult outside the school environment who knows you through your extra-curricular activities, either sports, music, arts, or community service.

Notes

  1. Please visit our school website and read through the documentation on the Sixth Form. You must be able to meet the criteria for entry into the Sixth Form.
  2. The Alice Smith School Secondary Campus is a day school, located in Equine Park, Seri Kembangan. The campus is easily accessible from the city centre via the MEX (Kuala Lumpur – Putrajaya) Highway.
  3. The Reach for the Stars Scholarship is a partial scholarship.
  4. Your 400 word personal statement is your opportunity to tell the Alice Smith School why you should become an Alice Smith Scholar.
  5. You need to demonstrate your enthusiasm and commitment to a British A-level course and the extracurricular activities offered at Alice Smith. You also need to demonstrate your ability to fit into an international environment and to aim high in your future goals. You also need to demonstrate that you are a well-rounded student, with both academic and other interests. You can include photographs or other electronic media with your personal statement.

All applications must be submitted by no later than Monday, 6th March 2017.

For enquiries, please email nazira.ep@alice-smith.edu.my

Source: http://www.alice-smith.edu.my/418/admissions/bursaries-scholarships

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