ISKL Pathways Scholarship

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The International School of Kuala Lumpur (ISKL) offers two Pathways Scholarships for Malaysian students who have or will complete their Form 3 school assessment.
2022 Pathways Scholarship Recipients.
Vidyaasni Pretyba Uthiya Kumar and Soraya Hani Bte Shuhaizan 2022 ISKL Pathways scholarship recipients.

ISKL offers a robust international curriculum that combines leading North American educational frameworks with global best practice. The curriculum recognizes that students are on a lifelong learning journey and our purpose as a school is to prepare our students for life itself, we believe in the importance of helping students to shape their own paths, supporting them in discovering their passions, developing their competencies, and having an ethical impact on the world. 

In its commitment to achieving ISKL’s vision and mission, ISKL will be offering the ISKL Pathways Scholarship, for two Malaysian students who have or will complete their Form 3 school assessment in 2022. The scholarships are merit and need-based, and are equivalent to a four-year study of the High School Program, so from Grade 9 to Grade 12.

Scholarship recipients will have access to high-quality, transdisciplinary pathways that enable every learner to choose the curriculum best suited to their abilities, interests, and aspirations.


Please fill up the inquiry form below, and please ensure that you select “ISKL Pathways Scholarship (Form 3 leavers)” under the Additional Information section when filling in the form.


The first cohort of scholarship candidates will begin school in August 2023 continuing through to June 2027. The scholarship is equivalent to a four-year study of the High School / Pre University program at The International School of Kuala Lumpur. The Scholarship Award covers the following:

Application Fees
The Society for ISKL Membership Fee
Registration Fees
School uniforms
Tuition and Re-Enrollment Fees
School lunch
External Exam Fees
Cost for participation in the IASAS sports/activities
Calculator (loaned)
Optional field trips
School-issue laptop (loaned)
Busing is provided upon consultation with the bus contractor and depending on the bus routes and available seats.
Global Action Program (ISKL will only cover the destination with the lowest cost)


Step 1

Complete the online application and submit your Letter of Interest/Personal Statement to the Admissions office by October 31, 2022.

Step 2

Selection exams for shortlisted candidates will be held on November 7, 2022.

Step 3

Panel Interviews for shortlisted candidates will be held on December 9, 2022.

Step 4

Successful candidates will be contacted by end of January 2023.

Step 5

Scholarship recipients & families are invited to the Certificate Award Reception on February 20, 2023.


  • Academic excellence
  • Commitment and leadership in social responsibility
    • Demonstrated impact in your local community
    • Proven track record of positive outreach initiative, encouraging youth engagement to make our community and the world a better place
    • Consistently demonstrates a sense of intrinsic voluntarism
    • Strives to be well informed on global issues
    • Demonstrates strong collaborative, problem solving, listening, consensus building and leadership skills
  • Is committed to being a promoter/active ISKL’s School-wide Learning Results (SLRs)
  • Is committed to be an active school community member leading vision-aligned students initiatives
  • Is conversant in at least two languages
  • Completed Form 3 school assessment for the 2022/2023 school year.
  • Malaysian Identity Card holder.


  • Have experience initiating/volunteering for a cause the candidate cares about and believes is fundamental to societal progress.
  • The candidate must demonstrate an appropriate scholastic level. Candidates must submit a copy of their report cards, school records/transcript from the past 3 years to Form 3 with completed application forms.
  • Personal statement from the applicant
  • Confidential Reference Form from the current school
  • Extracurricular involvement
  • Previous commitment to community service
  • Need-based candidates will be prioritized so applicants’ families will need to provide evidence of all required information to assess their eligibility for the scholarship (i.e. tax returns and bank statements). 
  • Completed ISKL Application for Admission form
  • A photocopy of the applicant’s Malaysian identity card