Scholarship Programme

Overview

The Board of IAA has defined three levels of scholarship award: financial assistance, academic excellence and sport. All scholarships are subject to annual review and dependent on applicants continuing to satisfy the requirements as well as an annual re-submission of required documentation and/or application. 

The Board of IAA has defined three levels of scholarship award: financial assistance, academic excellence and sport. All scholarships are subject to annual review and dependent on applicants continuing to satisfy the requirements as well as an annual re-submission of required documentation and/or application. 

The Board decides the number and type of scholarships to be awarded for any academic year. This is normally done at the first Board meeting closest to admissions opening for the following year. The Board reserves the right to award or not award any scholarship and on any basis. The Board may decide to award full or partial scholarships.

Recipients of the Scholarship must meet the following criteria:

  • Superior academic achievement as defined by the Board of Directors
  • Demonstrated involvement in community leadership, participation and service
  • Enrolled in Grades 6-11
  • Demonstrated proficiency in English
  • Recommended by both the Principal of the School the student attends and a member of the community who is aware of the student's involvement in the community

Each application shall include the following documents:

  • Completed application form
  • Certified birth certificate/document
  • Certified school records for the last two years 
  • Essay
  • A letter of recommendation from the Principal of the School attended by the student
  • A letter of recommendation from a community member
  • Documents attesting to the applicant's involvement in community participation and extra-curricular activities
  • A standardised achievement test given by the school to selected students, following which the International Academy - Amman Scholarship Committee will interview strong candidates. The Board of Directors will select the scholarship recipients. The International Academy - Amman will announce the recipients prior to the beginning of the next academic year.

The Scholarship covers tuition fees only. Applications and documentation are to be submitted to Admissions at time of application for place or re-registration.