American School Hong Kong is committed to providing highly motivated and talented students with an exceptional educational experience in a culturally diverse environment. The program reinforces our commitment in promoting and recognizing excellence, while providing equal-opportunity access for admission to the school community. Merit and needs-based scholarships are available to deserving students.
Who Can Apply?
The Scholarship Program is open to all Elementary School and Middle/High School student applicants who fall under one of the categories listed below:
For students who demonstrate excellence or have consistently performed at a standard significantly above their peers in academics, arts, athletics, service, leadership or other areas
For students who qualify for ASHK but could not otherwise afford the tuition fees at the school
Please note that this is a means-tested award. Assistance is also available for the siblings of current ASHK students
For students who are under-represented in the ASHK population in terms of their nationality, background, or life experiences, and whose presence will enrich the community
This may also include students with special education needs that cannot be addressed exclusively within the general education environment and with general education resources
How to Apply?
Interested applicants are invited to forward an expression of interest to Mary Ewing, ASHK Director of Admissions at: firstname.lastname@example.org
In the application please include the following:
ASHK Application Form and a cheque made payable to Universal American School HK Limited for HK$2,000 for Application Fee
A cover letter which provides an overview of the applicant's background and success in the academic or co-curricular realm
Current school reports
A statement from the applicant which describes interests and aspirations and plans for the future
The family must provide evidence of joint income if the scholarship is needs dependent
Candidates will be assessed based on consideration of the above and with use of the school’s standard assessment test. Short-listed candidates will be interviewed by the School Director.
American School Hong Kong (ASHK) is a non-profit, non-denominational college preparatory school offering a holistic American education taught by North American teachers. The school is operated by Esol Education, a leading education organization with 40 years of experience in establishing and operating K-12 international schools, currently educating 11,000 pupils in nine schools across three continents. ASHK will deliver a rigorous curriculum, focused on developing well-rounded, motivated, and thoughtful global citizens. It will equip students with the academic, social, and entrepreneurial skills required for success in the 21st century. ASHK is incorporated as Universal American School Hong Kong Limited.