IB Scholarship

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

Who can apply?

Both internal and external local students with English native speaker fluency, who are currently in Year 10.


  • Preferably spent at least two years in an Australian school
  • A continuous record of high academic achievements and 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 submit your GISS application form online. Please note that you must be enrolled to apply for a scholarship. Currently enrolled Year 10 students at GISS are exempt from this step and do not need to complete this form. 
  • Include copies of your birth certificate and passport(s). This is not required for Year 10 students currently enrolled at GISS.
  • Include copies of your last four school reports and the 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 multicultural bilingual environment, and your goals for the future.

Please send your personal statement and copy of your submitted application form / all required documents to: ibscholarship@giss.nsw.edu.au 

Applications close on the second Friday of September. We will announce the recipients of the IB Scholarship before the Spring Break. Good luck!