HAIS offers scholarships to encourage, support and nurture talented students.

For the 2023-2024 Academic Year, HAIS is pleased to offer a limited number of academic, art and athletic scholarships. Scholarships are primarily offered to Upper Primary and Secondary students. Scholarship awards are dependent on exemplary results on the scholarship test/demonstration of talent and an interview with the HAIS Leadership Team.


To be considered for a scholarship, students must successfully:

  • Complete the scholarship application process, including the testing/demonstration of talent and interview;
  • Display exemplary academic and behavioural excellence through academic studies, leadership, community involvement and extracurricular activities;
  • Demonstrate initiative, drive and dedication in all school-related involvement; and
  • Represent HAIS with the highest standards.
Step 1: Application

The Scholarship Application is 3,000,000 VND and is non-refundable. Applicants may complete the Scholarship Application online and submit the following supporting documents:

  • Parent details
  • Student details
  • Cover Letter
  • Academic transcript
  • Additional supporting documents: art portfolio, awards, certificates, etc.

The deadline to apply is March 31, 2023 at 4:00 PM.

Step 2: Video Testimonial

All applicants are required to develop and record a video testimonial answering the following questions:

  • What does HAIS mean to me?
  • Why do I deserve this scholarship?
  • How have I been involved in the HAIS Community (events, activities, etc.) in the past academic year?

Length: 2 – 5 minutes

Submission: Please submit the video file to admissions@hais.edu.vn with a clearly written subject Line, introductory email (i.e. name, scholarship applied for, file attached) and properly titled video file by 4:00 PM on April 10, 2023. 

Step 3: Testing

All students applying for a HAIS scholarship must complete a scholarship test (for the Academic Scholarship) or a demonstration of talent (Art, Music and Athletic Scholarships), which is administered by the Vice Principal(s) or Specialist teachers.

Scholarship Testing Dates for entry in 2023-2024 will be in the third week of April and will be announced to applicants individually.

** Please be advised there will be no make-up tests or demonstrations for those unable to attend on the given day.

Academic Scholarship testing will include components of Vietnamese, English and Maths for students applying for a scholarship for the Bilingual Programme and English, Maths and Science for students applying for a scholarship under the International Programme.

Art scholarship applicants are to present and submitted the following:

  • Evidence of academic achievement/ competition entry/ art activities outside of school
  • Résumé detailing art experience and study (eg classes/ workshops attended)
  • Portfolio of recent work minimum of 5 piece
  • A statement of artistic goals and interests (including how they might contribute artistically to HAIS in the coming year)

Music scholarship applicants are to present one or several performances showing their musical talents, including but not limited to performing following other requests from the judges. 

  • Evidence of academic achievement/ competition entry/ music activities outside of school
  • Résumé detailing music experience and study (eg classes/ workshops attended)
  • Performance of a range of pieces on one or more instruments (minimum 3)
  • A statement of musical goals and interests (including how they might contribute musically to HAIS in the coming year)
  • Be prepared to speak about musical-related terms and knowledge during the interview process

Athletic scholarship applicants are to demonstrate their athletic ability in a number of sports exercises, including but not limited to:

  • Swimming: 40m breaststroke, 40m backstroke, 40m freestyle, 200m freestyle
  • Football: drills and gam
  • Basketball: drills and game
  • Badminton: drills and game
  • Athletics: 60m sprint and beep test

Students should bring the following items:

  • Athletic wear: shoes, shorts, and a shirt
  • Swimming gear: swim trunks, swim cap, goggles and a towel
  • Water Bottle

Additional Athletic Equipment (OPTIONAL):  badminton racket, soccer shoes, basketball shoes

Kindly note, an email will be sent to applicants a few days prior to testing. The email will contain information about start and finish times, what to bring and how to prepare.

Step 4: Interview

The top achieving students, based on the submitted Cover Letter, Video Testimonial and Assessment results, will be invited to join the HAIS Leadership Team for a final interview. Parents may also be asked to meet with the Principal for a follow-up interview.

Step 5: Offer of Scholarship

HAIS will offer scholarships to successful applicants on Friday, May 5, 2023. The school’s decision is final and is not open for review.

Scholarship Application