Internal Scholarship Program

Spirit of Stamford Scholarship Program

Stamford American School Hong Kong is committed to developing students to embody our school values of Innovation, Compassion, Integrity and Courage. The Spirit of Stamford Scholarship Program recognizes outstanding secondary students in the community who possess a variety of talents, who will make a positive contribution to the Stamford community.

The Spirit of Stamford Scholarship Program reflects our commitment to recognizing accomplishments and celebrating our community. It is open to all students enrolled in Grades 9, 10 and 11 at Stamford American School, and the scholarship awarded will be used to offset the student’s tuition fees in the next academic year.

Applications open now and close on January 31, 2022.

Scholarship Criteria

To apply for the scholarship, students must meet at least two of the three criteria below:

1.  Academic achievement demonstrated by a minimum GPA of 5.00 or above

2.  Community contribution demonstrated by:

  • Leadership in student council
  • Participation in special projects or other initiatives
  • A recipient of the Lion Legends merits or Stamford Values Awards

3.  Specialist contribution demonstrated by:

  • Cusical proficiency
  • STEMinn excellence
  • Commitment to athletics, visual or performing arts
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How to apply?

All candidates must submit

  • A scholarship application
  • Personal statement outlining their achievements in the category which they have applied for, how they feel they embody Stamford values, and share their unique talents. They should also indicate their motivation and anticipated future contribution to school life.

In support of their application, students must also:

  • A letter of recommendation from a current teacher at Stamford

Award Amount

  • The minimum scholarship awarded is 25% of the annual tuition fees.
  • This will be applied to the following academic year and can be applied for on a yearly basis.

For any questions regarding the criteria, contact communications@sais.edu.hk.

Short-listed candidates will be invited to a scholarship selection interview.

Scholarship decisions will consider the whole child but selections will be based upon the overall quality of the candidate’s application, including their personal, academic and contribution to the school community, interview performance, evidence of talent and their contribution to the Stamford community. Scholarships are awarded subject to the discretion of the school’s scholarship panel who will determine the number and level of all awards.

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