Scholarship Program

As an IB World Continuum School focused on making the world a better place through our actions. To this end, ISL has a thriving and highly successful scholarship program. Our scholarship program provides educational opportunities to students from Latvia and positively broadens the diversity of our community as a whole.

For over 10 years, ISL has been supporting high-achieving students from our local communities by awarding scholarships.  Over the years these scholarships have been granted to students from primarily Babite Secondary School, with additional students from Riga 2nd Gymnasium, Riga French Lyceum and Agenskalns State Gymnasium. We are proud to say that 16 of our scholarship recipients have graduated from the ISL Scholarship program.

Graduated students have been accepted to:  University of Edinburgh, University of Geneva, NYU Abu Dhabi, NYU Shanghai, University of Sussex, University of Waterloo, Cardiff Metropolitan University, Savannah College of Art and Design, and many others.

ISL will continue to offer scholarships to enter Grade 10 for two students every year – one scholarship will be reserved for the Babite Secondary School student and second will be available to a student from any other school in Latvia.

The scholarship admissions process will start every year in late February or early March. Announcements will be posted on our Facebook page, Instagram account and in schools around Latvia.

Funding provided

  • Full tuition fees until graduation

The scholarship will be provided until graduation. In case of weak academic performance, low attendance, behavioral issues or other concerns, the scholarship will be reviewed by the school’s administration.

Application / Process Timeline

  • In person/virtual Info session for students and parents – February 26th, 2024, 4.00 – 5.00 pm. The in person session will take place on ISL Campus. You can join this session virtually via zoom as well. Join Zoom Here ->
  • Application submission deadline – March 21, 2024.
  • English and Math test – April 8-12, 2024.
  • Shortlisted applicants invited to an interview – TBD.

Who can apply?

Internationally-minded, academically driven 9th grade students which are either Latvian citizens or students of Latvian state/public school for at least last three years.

How to apply?

Please send an email with your interest to scholarship@isl.edu.lv indicating your full name, last name and school that you are attending right now.

All scholarship applicants should submit their applications through the Open Apply system. The application form requires information about the applicant and their parents, report cards for the last years, current school year and reference forms from the current school’s principal/director, and student’s current English teacher.

Under “I/We wish to enroll our child at ISL because” please include “Application for Scholarship”.

This information will not be shared outside of the Scholarship Committee.

Scholarship student profile

The school administration and the Scholarship Selection Team seeks

  • A good ‘fit’ with the International School of Latvia and the International Baccalaureate programme
  • An interest and willingness of the applicant and their parents to engage in ISL community activities
  • A level of maturity, positivity and enthusiasm for schooling and success
  • A strong academic background and a satisfactory level of English language (average grade min. “8”, English grade min. “8”)
  • A commitment to the school and studies with a consistent record of attendance
  • Demonstrated involvement in programmes outside of the classroom and in the community
  • A positive behaviour record in current school
  • A willingness to commit to ISL from the point of enrolment to the end of Secondary School graduation
  • Full support of parents for students in attending ISL that includes an ongoing commitment to the ISL Mission and Community values.

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