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IB Diploma Scholarship

Each year, IST awards a limited number of merit- and need-based scholarships to Tanzanian students who would like to pursue the International Baccalaureate Diploma programme (IBDP).Successful candidates are awarded a two-year, full-tuition scholarship covering IB I and II (Grades 11 and 12). This programme is designed for students who have been successful in following the Tanzanian national curriculum through Form IV (NECTA's CSEE) and would like to pursue the IB Diploma. Scholarship applications for the 2023 - 2024 school year is now closed.

Tuition Assistance

Tuition assistance is available through a limited number of partial scholarships for families with a demonstrated financial need. If you would like to apply for financial assistance for the 2023-24 school year, please email with your request.


Beacon Scholarship Programme

We are pleased to offer The Beacon Scholarship at our school for students with strong leadership qualities. The Beacon Scholarship is a change-maker programme that offers access for financially disadvantaged students to top tier secondary schools in their home country, and undergraduate programmes of study at world class universities in the UK. The programme includes leadership training and development, a strong Mentoring structure, and a goal-setting performance management system. All applicants must be able to demonstrate that they are ‘Change-makers’.  For students to gain admission and attend at a Beacon Partner School tuition (and boarding) fees are split three ways: 1/3 School, 1/3 Beacon, 1/3 Scholar Parents/Sponsors/Guardians.

Learn More about the Beacon scholarship