HAIS has been providing scholarships since 2020 to encourage, support and nurture talented students, and we are delighted to continue this meaningful programme for the upcoming Academic Year, 2024-2025.

For the 2024-2025 Academic Year, HAIS is pleased to offer a limited number of Academic, Athletic and Music scholarships. These scholarships are primarily targeted at upper primary and secondary students. The awards will be determined based on exemplary performance in the scholarship test or demonstration of talent, followed by an interview with the HAIS Leadership Team.

This scholarship opportunity is open to both current HAIS students and external students currently enrolled in other schools.


To be considered for and retain a scholarship, students must successfully:

  • Complete the scholarship application process, including the testing/demonstrations 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 at the highest standards.
Step 1: Application

The cost to participate in the scholarship application process is 3,000,000 VND. This application fee is an administrative fee and non-refundable. The deadline to apply is March 15. The applicants will have to provide the following:

  • A Cover Letter
  • Academic Transcript
  • Supporting Documents: Awards, Certificates, Community Service, workshops, etc.


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? For non-HAIS applicants, details of how you have been involved in your current school community.
  • Length: 2 – 5 minutes
  • Submission: Please submit the video file to admissions@hais.edu.vn with a clearly written subject line, introductory email and properly titled video file. Format: [Student Name]_[Interested Scholarship]_2024. Ex: “John Smith_Academic Scholarship_2024”.
  • Deadline for submission: Mar 22, 2024
Step 3: Testing

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

Scholarship Testing Dates for entry in 2024-2025 will be in the second week of April and will be announced to applicants individually.

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

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

Music scholarship applicants are to present several performances showcasing their musical talents. Students should also prepare a written statement explaining their passion for music and how they have participated in events both inside and outside of school, including but not limited to performing, competitions, etc. Students should also prepare copies of recent certificates if any. Students should be prepared to discuss the statement and their interests/ pursuits during the interview and discuss how they plan to contribute to the music department at HAIS should they be successful.

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 game
  • Basketball: drills and game
  • Badminton: drills and game
  • Athletics: 60m sprint and beep test

N.B. Students who have an extraordinary ability in one sporting area are encouraged to note this in their application. 

Students should bring the following items:

  • Athletic wear: shoes, shorts, and 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 that an email will be sent to applicants a few days before 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 a member of the Leadership Team for a follow-up interview.

Step 5: Offer of Scholarship

HAIS will offer scholarships to successful applicants and award the scholarship on or around May 3, 2024. The school’s decision is final and is not open for review.

Application Form