Scholarship Programme

The International Student Leadership Scholarship is dedicated to awarding partial or full scholarships to selected students from a variety of socio-economic and cultural backgrounds. . Scholarships cover a proportion of ISH school fees and include all educational resources. There is no repayment obligation.


Scholarships are awarded to students entering either Grade 10 or 11. Candidates must have permanent residential status in Finland. They must also fulfill the school’s admissions requirements.

Qualities of Successful Candidates

The qualities of successful candidates that the selection committee will identify are:

  • An international outlook
  • The ability to excel within the IB Diploma Programme
  • Evidence of student leadership
  • Willingness to contribute to the wider community
  • A high level of oral and written proficiency in English

Application Process

If you are interested in applying for scholarship, please email

Applications for scholarships are open between January and March. Application dates will be published here in the Fall.

Shortlisted candidates will be invited to interview at the school in late March with offers being made to successful candidates in early April for the following school year. The school will respect the confidentiality of all scholarship applications.