Applying for Dwight’s Means-Tested Scholarship

This scholarship is for students currently in Years 6-11 (Grades 5-10) who wish to apply for Dwight’s IB Middle Years or IB Diploma Programmes. We are now accepting applications for September 2018.

  1. New applicants should complete a Scholarship Application for Dwight School London using our function popItUp(url) {,'name','height=700,width=680'); if (window.focus) {newWindow.focus()} return false; }online system. The Registration Fee for scholarship applicants is a reduced fee of £50 which is payable online. Unsuccessful applicants may apply to have this refunded.
  2. The application must be submitted by Friday, 24th November. Students who successfully meet the admissions criteria will be notified that week so that they can complete the Means-Tested Financial Form for the scholarship, prepare for the presentations in January 2018, and seek a second reference.
  3. The Means-Tested Scholarship Financial Forms are due on 8th December and will be reviewed by the Director of Finance. Should the Director of Finance determine that the family income exceeds the financial criteria to qualify for a scholarship, the family will be notified.
  4. Successful candidates are then asked to prepare a presentation (see below) for the interviews to be held on Saturday, 13th January.
  5. Successful candidates are also asked to obtain an open reference letter that supports the candidate’s scholarship application from anyone they wish (a teacher, friend, tutor, scoutmaster, religious mentor, or family member) that should be sent the school prior to 8th January.

The Presentation: In a presentation lasting 5-10 minutes, the applicant should share how he/she aspires to demonstrate the characteristics of the IB Learner Profile in life both in and out of school, and why a global outlook is important. Any medium may be used and creativity is encouraged.

Financial guidelines: This Means-Tested Scholarship is likely to be available to families with one child with a combined income of £120,000 (or more if more than one school-aged child).