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Scholarships

Yew Chung & Yew Wah Scholarship Programme

YCYW Education is proud to award scholarships to current and prospective students every year. Through its scholarships, YCYW Education endeavours to reward achievement and recognises students’ motivation to succeed.

The Yew Chung Yew Wah Scholarship Programme is a merit-based award that acknowledges the highest level of academic achievement, leadership and service. It targets highly motivated and talented students from around the world who can benefit from bilingual international education with a strong creative element.

A Yew Chung Yew Wah scholar is committed to the pursuit of excellence and honouring the vision and values of the school. The candidate will show high commitment to campus life with demonstrable leadership and mentoring skills.

Specific details on each scholarship, including closing dates and how to apply are listed below.

The Scholarship Programme includes:

1/ The Madam Tsang Chor-hang Memorial Scholarship (Overall Achievement Award)

Awardee: YWIES Grades 6-10 students
Amount: 50%
Duration: up to 4 years (subject to annual review)

Eligibility


Essential Criteria
  1. Achieved 9A* & 3A or EE & DS in annual report card
  2. At least top 10% of the year/ grade academically
  3. Proficient in both English and Mandarin or another language and English
    (Demonstrate excellent ability in listening, speaking, reading and writing)
  4. Achieved high effort grade on annual report card
Desirable Criteria
  1. Demonstrated YCYW core values
  2. Demonstrated leadership in any school/ extra-curricular activities
  3. Actively engaged in community related activities/ programmes
  4. Ability to elaborate on taught knowledge
  5. Demonstrated critical thinking skills
  6. Dedicated to giving back to the school community

2/ Yew Chung Yew Wah Subject & Talent Award

Category A: Art & Design/ Music/ Performing Arts/ Sports
Category B: Mathematics/ Science/ Humanities/ Language
Category C: School & Community Service
Awardee: YWIES Grades 6–13 students
Amount: 20%
Duration: 1 year

Eligibility


Category A: Art & Design/ Music/ Performing Arts/ Sports
Essential Criteria
  1. EE or A* in applied field/related field
  2. DS or A or above in other subjects
  3. Achieved high effort grade on annual report card
Desirable Criteria
  1. Demonstrated YCYW core values
  2. Participated in relevant external clubs or associations
  3. Presented relevant subject awards/certificates
  4. High achiever in relevant field (near Grade 8 for Music, starter player for sports, etc.)
  5. Demonstrated excellent understanding in relevant field
  6. Took part in relevant internal Co-Curricular activities/ Team/ Orchestra, etc.
  7. Acted as role model and motivated peers in relevant subject
Category B: Mathematics/ Science/ Humanities/ Language
Essential Criteria
  1. EE or A* in applied field
  2. DS or A or above in other subjects
  3. Achieved high effort grades on annual report card
Desirable Criteria
  1. Demonstrated YCYW core values
  2. Participated in competition of relevant subject
  3. Presented relevant subject awards/certificates
  4. Demonstrated excellent understanding in relevant field
  5. Took part in relevant extra-curricular activities
  6. Acted as role model and motivated peers in relevant subject
Category C: School & Community Service
Essential Criteria
  1. Demonstrated leadership in any school/ extra-curricular activities
  2. Active in community services
  3. DS or A or above for all subjects
  4. Achieved high effort grades on annual report card
Desirable Criteria
  1. Demonstrated YCYW core values
  2. Participated in and organised external and internal volunteering/service activities
  3. Role model in the YCYW Learning Communities
  4. Proactively engaged with the community

3/ Yew Chung Yew Wah IGCSE/ IB/ A Level Award

Awardee: WIES Grades 12–13 students
Amount: 50%
Period: 1 year

Eligibility


Essential Criteria
  1. Current IGCSE2 or As-Level Student
  2. Achieved 7A* in IGCSE2 CAIE or 4A in As- Level non-native language subjects  
  3. Achieved high effort grade on annual report card
Desirable Criteria
  1. Demonstrated YCYW core values
  2. At least top 20% of the year/grade
  3. Demonstrated leadership in any school/ extra-curricular activities

How to Apply


You can apply for multiple scholarships in one application.

Upon completing the online application form, students will also need to submit the following supporting documents to qualify. Further assessment will be carried out in February and shortlisted students will be notified by early March for the next phase of the scholarship application.

General Documents

  1. Nomination letter
  2. Personal statement
  3. Copy of previous transcripts
  4. Two reflective essays
  5. One Referee Evaluation Form
  6. One letter of reference
  7. Copy of relevant awards/ certificates

Below list is applicable to Yew Chung Yew Wah Subject & Talent Award scholarship category:

Art & Design

  1. Portfolio of at least 8 art pieces (must include a personal piece and a school piece)

Music

  1. Music examination result (at least Grade 5 depending on the applicant’s age)
  2. A 3-minute recording of a music piece of the applicant’s own choice

Performing Arts

  1. A 3-minute recording of drama excerpts of the applicant’s own choice

Sports

  1. Coach evaluation
  2. Video evidence of skills in relevant sport
  3. Video highlights of a sporting competition (external or internal) from previous academic year

School & Community Service

  1. Portfolio of volunteering services
  2. Recommendation letter from previous events’ organisers/ attendees

Selection Criteria


To be eligible to apply for a scholarship, applicants must meet the criteria outlined. Selection criteria will inform and guide all decisions made by the Selection Panel. Applicants are required to meet all essential criteria in order to qualify for a scholarship award.

The overall weighting of 60/40 percent for Essential/ Desirable criteria will be common to all schools. Each school will set individual thresholds to determine the baseline of each scholarship amount to be awarded.

External applicants will be required to take an entry examination to demonstrate their academic level.

Closing Dates


Internal applicants - Friday, 21 January 2022
External applicants - Friday, 11 February 2022

Enquiry


For current students, please contact the School Office.
For prospective students, please contact our Admissions Office.

Admissions Office

Admissions Hotline: (0535) 638 6667/(0535) 638 3841(Chinese & English) / 638 3431 (Korean & English)
Address: 9 Tianshan Road, Yantai Economic and Technological Development Zone, Shangdong
Postal Code: 264006
Email: admission.yt@ywies.com
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