LE REGENT IB SCHOLARSHIPS

A limited number of IB scholarships (2020-2022) are available for academically outstanding students, who will flourish in the supportive atmosphere of an exceptional Swiss boarding school as well as contributing to its life and spirit.

Conditions

Le Régent scholarships are generous and constitute over 75% of annual school fees; they are intended for those unable to pay Le Régent’s normal costs; nevertheless, they require a parental contribution of 21,600 CHF paid in three termly instalments of 7,200 CHF. All the following are covered by the reduced annual fee:

  • Term-time boarding accommodation and all normal academic classes
  • Three meals a day (breakfast, lunch and dinner) during term time
  • All sports and activities, obligatory field trips and expeditions
  • The school uniform, ski uniform and hire of ski equipment
  • Examination fees
  • Text books
  • University guidance
  • The loan of a laptop
  • Swiss medical insurance

In addition to the annual fee, scholars and their families will need to provide or pay for: termly travel to and from the school (and for attending university interviews off campus), personal expenses (i.e. pocket money) and optional extras (such as private classes, etc.)

Qualities and Conditions

We require:

  • attested academic excellence that would indicate that the candidate is able to obtain a score in the top 5% of IB results worldwide (i.e. around 40 points or above).
  • an indication that the student has the character and disposition to flourish in a boarding school environment and make a strong contribution to the overall life of the school in areas such as social life, sport or the arts.
  • A positive and constructive approach to school life both in and out of class
  • Exemplary academic and disciplinary standards

For the scholarship to be renewed for the second year, students must demonstrate that they are fulfilling their potential and are on track to obtain an excellent IB score

Application Procedure

Only serious applications which reach Le Régent before 15th March and which include the following documentation will be considered. Applicants or their families should complete or provide:

  • A scholarship application form (downloaded from this page ), scan and send it to the admissions department (admissions@leregentcollege.com)
  • A normal Le Régent application procedure
  • A 500-word personal statement stating why he or she is applying for a scholarship and the qualities he or she could bring to the school
  • An academic and a character reference
  • A detailed explanation of parents’ financial situation – ideally including a tax declaration

The admissions committee will evaluate all applications, and shortlisted applicants will be interviewed at Le Régent or by Skype.

A final decision will be communicated to all applicants by 14th April 2020.

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