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UNIS Hanoi Scholarship Programme

The UNIS Hanoi Scholarship Programme gives the opportunity for Vietnamese students from low income families, who are excelling at their public local Hanoi district school/educational institution, to enter UNIS Hanoi with a full (100%) fees waiver until graduation*.

The students will graduate with the International Baccalaureate Diploma.

UNIS Hanoi Scholarship 2018-19 academic year intake


Students may apply to the UNIS Hanoi Scholarship Programme for entry to:

  • Grade 8
  • Grade 9

In all cases, the 100% Scholarship will be valid until their graduation from UNIS Hanoi*.

We look forward to receiving applications from eligible students to start the school year 2018-19. Applications close February 28, 2018. (Please see the timeline below)


Eligibility criteria

The Students applying for the Scholarship Programme at UNIS Hanoi must:

  • Be a Vietnamese national and should reside no more than one hour of transport from UNIS Hanoi. Applicants are required to provide a copy of their Household Registration Book (sổ hộ khẩu).
  • Graduate from Grade 12 at UNIS Hanoi before their 20th Birthday, hence:
    • For Grade 8 entry, students must be born after June 30, 2003
    • For Grade 9 entry, students must be born after June 30, 2002
  • Studying at a public local Hanoi district school/educational institution; have gained no less than 8.0 in English for the last two full academic years; have gained an average annual grade of 8.5 or above for the last two full academic years.
  • Complete the UNIS Hanoi Scholarship Application Form in full and provide all required documentation.
  • Make a full financial declaration and be from a low income household.
  • UNIS Hanoi retains the right to waive academic and geographic eligibility requirements for applications received by invitation, through its official Service Learning partners.

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Selection timeline

Please note that this timeline is for guidance only and may be subject to change

February 28, 2018    Deadline for Applications
March 2018 Longlist finalists informed and testing scheduled at UNIS Hanoi.
(Tests may include but are not limited to Standardized English proficiency test, English essay, General Aptitude Non-Verbal Online Testing, Vietnamese Essay)
Unsuccesful applicants will also receive notification at this time.
April 2018 Official home visits for a conversation with potential scholars' family/ies about future plans
May 2018 Shortlist finalists are invited to UNIS Hanoi for interview and further testing (if required). This will also provide an opportunity for applicants to experience some UNIS Hanoi classes and activities.
June 2018 Successful candidates are offered a Scholarship place

Note: All candidates are advised to continue with their existing school/examination plans until they are in receipt of an official written offer from UNIS Hanoi which will be presented during a meeting with the Head of School.

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Application Form for the UNIS Hanoi Scholarship 2018-19 Intake

Click here to download Applications Package for UNIS Hanoi Scholarship 2018-19 Intake.

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Completed Applications

Please use the Application Checklist in the Application Package to ensure you have prepared a complete application. All applicants are strongly encouraged to submit applications well before deadline.

Completed applications with supporting documents and a recent passport style photo should be delivered to the school at the main gate addressed:

UNIS Hanoi Scholarship Application

United Nations International School of Hanoi

G9 Ciputra, Phu Thuong Ward

Tay Ho District, Hanoi

If you have any questions please do not hesitate to ask by email our Scholarships Officer, Ms. To Thu Le  

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* Assuming all requirements for continued scholarship are met.

The Scholarship Fund






UNIS Hanoi Scholarship Programme is funded by the school budget and The Scholarship Fund

More details about The Scholarship Fund

Selection Advisory Committee

Director of Advancement, Emma Silva
Scholarships Officer, Le To
MS Principal, Marc Vermeirre
HS Principal, Scott Schaffner
HS Deputy Principal, Glenda Baker
HS Counsellor, Brenda Manfredi
HS Counsellor, Casey Jackson

We are grateful to Raffles Medical for their generous sponsorship of our Scholarship admissions process for our successful applicants.

  • United Nations International School of Hanoi
  • G9 Ciputra
  • Tay Ho
  • Hanoi, Vietnam
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