Applications for SY 2024-2025 are now closed and applicants have been shortlisted. Thank you for your interest.


CIS offers limited financial aid to full tuition scholarships

Cebu International School (CIS) is the only internationally accredited school in the Visayas/Mindanao region, as well as the only school in the Philippines to offer all three International Baccalaureate (IB) programs: the Primary Years Programme (PYP), Middle Years Programme (MYP), and Diploma Programme (DP). The mission of CIS is to create a collaborative, challenging, and nurturing school environment that involves community members, in order to provide a contemporary international education, which develops students’ unique potential to contribute to a better world.


The CIS Scholarship is intended for Filipino students applying for Grades 9-11 with outstanding achievement and potential in any one of the following areas: academics, the arts, athletics, and service to community.

All scholarship candidates will have to meet standard CIS admissions requirements as well as pass the requirements of the CIS Scholarship Committee.

Preference for scholarships will be given to students who are not only academically qualified and demonstrate the ability to meet the rigors of the program, but also to those who demonstrate a commitment to contributing to the wider life of the school, such as through sports, arts, and service.

Read our Admissions criteria here.


  • Filipino Citizenship
  • Must have completed Grade 8, 9, or 10 in a local Filipino school (public or private)
  • No grades below 85 in all subject areas
  • Excellent command of written and oral English

Application & Selection Timeline

Deadline of submissionsFriday, February 16, 2024
Notice to qualifiersFriday, March 1, 2024
Scholarship testingFriday, March 12, 2024
Notice to top qualifiers for the Panel InterviewFriday, March 22, 2024
Panel Interview with the top qualifiersApril 2-5, 2024
Awarding of ScholarshipsWeek of April 15-19, 2024
Confirmation of Scholarship OfferWeek of April 22-26, 2024
Class TrialTBA