The Albanian International School Scholarship Program provides tuition assistance for academically outstanding students seeking to benefit from an American-based education program. The program is available from first grade ( 7 years old) through ninth grade ( 14 years old), providing scholarship students with an accredited program from one of the biggest Accrediting Commissions in America-WASC and a great facility located in front of US Embassy.
The scholarship is a financial-need as well as merit-based scholarship.
With this in mind qualified families may receive up to a 75% tuition discount for eligible students in grades 1-9. AIS offers two spots each year per grade and all you need to qualify is to demonstrate financial need and have a student who can read and write English at a B1 level according to the CEFR standard (Common European Framework of Reference for Languages).
All Students must take The NWEA MAP Test (Measures of Academic Progress) a computerized test that is adapted based on the student’s level of knowledge for the subjects Mathematics, English and Integrated Science.
MAP will take place at Albanian International School on May 6th 2023 , 9 AM.
All required documents should be brought by AIS Office before May 6th in order to review all applications, in a hope to find a new scholarship candidate.
School Board will announce the winners of the scholarship by May 15th.
The student applicant must meet the following criteria:
-The student should be 7 – 14 years old.
– The student must come from a family with financial need.
-The family and the student should be an active part of AIS Community, activities and sports.
– The family must be dedicated to the child continuing her/his education internationally.
-The student must provide two years of official school records.
– The student must provide two letters of reference from separate teachers at his/her current school.
Letters may be submitted in Albanian.
-The student must be in acceptable health and should bring Vaccination Documents.
-The Family should provide financial records, notarized, that verifies their financial status.
Based on MAP results and financial needs of each applicant, AIS School Board will decide contribution amount!
AIS will provide three types of scholarships:
-The Scholarship will not include Registration, Book, Uniform and Food Fee.
-The Scholarship will not include paid outdoors activities.
AIS is here to serve the students of Albania as well as our international student body. We have the most academically rigorous program in Tirana as well as the only school in the Balkans that offers Standards Based Grading for our students. As the most transparent school in Albania, our students international evaluations and rankings are open to the public for inspection. Here at AIS we provide a verifiable, quality, standards-based Western education that actually prepares your student for international university level studies.
Please contact us right away for further information.