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Scholarship Programmes

We value providing opportunities to young people who have the potential to excel in our international, challenging and inspiring learning environment and offer three scholarship programmes.

Christina McConnell Scholarship for Ugandan Citizens

The International School of Uganda (ISU) offers a Scholarship Programme to study the renowned International Baccalaureate Programmes. The prospective candidates are Ugandan nationals of secondary school age who are from a socio-economically disadvantaged background, who are strong academics, have the potential to thrive in an international setting and become a future leader in Uganda.

ISU will offer a full scholarship covering 100% of the school fees.

Applications for the 2024-2025 academic year are now CLOSED.  Applications for 2025-26 will open in January 2025.


Merit & Needs Based Scholarship

The International School of Uganda (ISU) invites outstanding students, to apply for its partial Scholarship Programme, who have completed, O Levels, IGCSEs or the IBMYP.

This scholarship aims to provide a pre-university education to academically, artistically or athletically gifted students for the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme

The scholarship seeks to identify exceptional students who have the aptitude to thrive in an academically rich and culturally diverse international setting, set a good example to their peers and become future leaders in their community.

Scholarships will be considered for the following:

ISU will provide a scholarship for a successful candidate for a period of 2 years covering up to a maximum of 75% of the school fees.

Applications for the 2024-25 academic year are now CLOSED.  Applications for 2025-26 will open in February 2025.

Merit & Needs Based Scholarship Programme Details | PDF 119KB


The Beacon Scholarship

The International School of Uganda is pleased to offer the Beacon Scholarship at our school for students with strong leadership qualities.

The Beacon Scholarship is a change-maker programme that offers access for financially disadvantaged students to top tier secondary schools in their home country, and undergraduate programmes of study at world-class universities in the UK.

The programme includes leadership training and development, a strong mentoring structure, and a goal-setting performance management system. All applicants must be able to demonstrate that they are ‘Change-makers’ (ie: They are already making a difference now and have the capacity to take people with them.)

Applications for the 2025-26 school year are now open.  Read more about the Beacon Scholarship and complete the application form on the Beacon Scholarship website.