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The International School of Kuala Lumpur (ISKL) offers the Pathways Scholarship for Malaysian students who have or will complete their Form 3 school assessment.
The application period for the Pathways Scholarship has ended. Please stay tuned for further updates regarding the scholarship.

Thank you for your interest in the International School of Kuala Lumpur (ISKL) and our Pathways Scholarship. ISKL offers scholarships each year for Malaysian students who have completed Form 3 and would continue in a 4-year high school program (Grades 9-12). These are full scholarships that include all compulsory fees.

Applications for the ISKL Pathways Scholarship are currently closed for the year 2023-2024.

If you would like to learn more about the scholarship or hear from us, kindly submit the scholarship interest form which can be found below.

Thank you!

ISKL Pathways scholarship will be granted to deserving and inspirational students who believe, as we do, that the purpose of a school is to prepare 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 offer the ISKL Pathways Scholarship for Malaysian students who have completed their Form 3 school assessment during the 2024-2025 school year. The scholarship is merit and need-based and is equivalent to a four-year study of the High School Program, so from Grade 9 to Grade 12.

Scholarship recipients would have access to high-quality, internationally recognized education that enables every learner to choose the curriculum best suited to their abilities, interests, and aspirations.

The ISKL Pathways scholarship includes full tuition and external exam fees* and offers an international education that opens doors.

Find yourself at ISKL now and register your interest in our scholarship for Malaysian students!

* Terms and conditions apply.
* The ISKL Pathways scholarship is merit and need-based


Step 1

By November 8, 2024 – Fill out the inquiry form here and wait for an email from the school with further information 

Step 2

By November 29, 2024, candidates must complete the ISKL Application form.

Step 3

On December 9, 2024, Scholarship Exams (Math, English and short handwritten essay) at ISKL.

Step 4

On January 27, 2025, the panel interviews for shortlisted candidates will be held at ISKL.

Step 5

By early Februrary 2025 , the successful candidates will be notified of the scholarship awards.

Step 6

On April 25, 2025, the scholarship recipients and their families will be invited to the Certificate Award Reception held at ISKL.


Student Applicant Name(Required)
example: 940101-03-7891
example: 6011-2345678
MM slash DD slash YYYY
example: Sekolah Menengah Kebangsaan Taman Melawati
Student Applicant Address(Required)


The cohort of scholarship candidates will begin school in August 2025, continuing through to June 2029. The scholarship is equivalent to a four-year study of the High School at The International School of Kuala Lumpur. The scholarship covers the following:

Application Fees
School Lunch
Registration Fees
Tuition and Enrollment Fees
External Exam Fees
Calculator (loaned)
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)
School Uniforms
Cost for participation in the IASAS sports/activities
Optional Field Trips


  • 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):
    • Think Creatively
    • Reason Critically
    • Communicate Effectively
    • Collaborate Constructively
    • Learn Enthusiastically
    • Live Ethically
  • Is committed to being an active school community member leading vision-aligned student initiatives
  • Is conversant in at least two languages
  • Completed Form 3 final year school assessment


  • Must be a Malaysian Citizen 
  • Have experience initiating/volunteering for a cause the candidate cares about and believes is fundamental to societal progress/previous commitment to community service.
  • The candidate must demonstrate academic excellence. Candidates must submit a copy of their report cards, school records/transcript from the past 3 years with completed application forms.
  • Personal statement from the applicant explaining why they are applying  for the scholarship and the positive contribution they will make to the ISKL community. 750 words maximum. 
  • Confidential Reference Form from the current school
  • Extracurricular involvement
  • ISKL’s annual tuition fees must comprise 50% or more of a family’s combined annual household income. For example, the annual tuition fees for Grade 9-12 this school year is currently set at RM 127,600. Therefore, to be eligible to apply for the 2024-2025 Pathways Scholarship, the family’s combined annual household income must be no more than RM 255,200. Additional supporting documentation may be requested upon ISKL’s receipt of the Application Form.
  • Applicants whose family’s household annual income is more than [50%] of ISKL’s annual fees will nevertheless be considered if it can be proven that the family has a significant financial commitment (for example, subsidizing educational costs or medical costs for other dependents).
  • All applicants, including their families (i.e., parents or guardians) will need to provide evidence of all required information to assess their eligibility for the scholarship (i.e. tax returns and bank statements) / 3 months bank statements and latest tax returns.
  • Completed ISKL Application for Admission form
  • Scanned copy of the applicant’s Malaysian identity card
  • Meet all other application requirements of the scholarship program.
  • Successful candidates will be asked to complete ISKL’s Student Health Form, parts of which are to be completed by a doctor.
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