IB Scholarship 

GISS offers a local scholarship for the duration of the 2-year International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme (IB Year 11 and 12).

Who can apply?

Students with English native speaker fluency, who are currently in Year 10. Already enrolled GISS students can also apply.


  • Preferably spent at least two years in an Australian school.
  • A continuous record of high academic achievements & learning success.
  • Students with a high standard of spoken and written English.         
  • Excellent Maths skills
  • Willingness to study in an international, multi-cultural, bilingual / multi lingual environment. 
  • Personal integrity and a commitment to service learning.         
  • German language knowledge is not a prerequisite.

How to apply? 

  • Complete and include Application forms A1 and A2.
  • Include copies of your birth certificate and passport(s).
  • Include copies of your last four school reports and latest NAPLAN results.
  • What makes you worthy of a GISS scholarship and if selected how do you intend to leave your mark within the GISS community? Write and include a personal statement outlining your interest in the IB, studying in a multi-cultural bilingual environment and, your goals for the future.
  • Include a letter of recommendation from your current head teacher/principal or other senior teacher who should write about your academic potential, personal integrity and, your service contributions to community.

 Send all documents to: ibscholarship@giss.nsw.edu.au 

Applications close on the Friday of the second week in September each year, allowing us time to inform applicants prior to the spring break.