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Scholarship Scheme (2017-2018)
  1. Eligibility Criteria
  2. 1.1 Academic Scholarship
      All students who are enrolled at St. Paul's Convent School are eligible to receive
    academic scholarships. No application is required.
    1.2 Non-academic Scholarship
      Students who have excellent performance in non-academic areas are eligible to apply
    for non-academic scholarships. Nominations from students, parents or teacher-incharge
    of functional / ECA teams are welcome.

  3. Application Procedures
    2.1 Academic Scholarship
      No application is needed for academic scholarship. The school scholarship team will
    vet all students based on their academic performance to allocate scholarships.
    2.2 Non-academic Scholarship
     
    2.2.1 Parents, students or teachers-in-charge of functional / ECA teams can nominate students to the school scholarship team by providing evidence on students' outstanding achievement in various areas.
    2.2.2 Nominees have to submit their Student Portfolio including certificates, essays, photographs and / or artifacts, reference letters or letter of recommendation to the school scholarship team for assessment.

  4. Method of Assessment
  5. 3.1 Academic Scholarship
     
    3.1.1

    For F.1 students

     

    For P.6 promoted to F.1 students
    For non-SPCS primary students, scholarships are allocated based on their SPA rank.

    The rules for allocating scholarships are summarized as below:

    Rank
    Scholarship
    SPA Rank: 1 - 30

    100%

    SPA Rank: 31 - 50
    50%

    For students from SPCS primary section, scholarships are allocated mainly based on the students' form rank and class rank in the school internal examinations.

    The rules for allocating scholarships are summarized as below:

    Rank
    Scholarship
    Form Rank: 1 - 25
    50%
    Class Rank: 1 - 5
    50%

     

    3.1.2

    For F.1 promoted to F.2 / F.2 promoted to F.3 students

      Scholarships are allocated based on students' class rank and form rank in the final examinations. The rules are summarized below:
     

      Rank

      Scholarship

      Form Rank: 1 – 30

      50%

      Class Rank: 1 – 5

      50%

      3.1.3 For F.3 promoted to F.4 / F.4 promoted to F.5 students
       

    Scholarships are calculated based on their scores of the best 6 subjects in the final examinations. The rules are summarized below:

    Top 20% of students taking a subject will be allocated with scholarship points.

    Points will be assigned to students with scholarship points which are calculated as follows:

    Scholarship Points =

       

    Scholarship points for the best 6 subjects of a student will be calculated and scholarships will be allocated to the top 50 students as follows:

Rank Order

Scholarship

1 – 6

FULL

7 – 21

50%

22 – 36

25%

37 – 50

10%


  3.1.4
   
For F.5 students taking the Diploma of Secondary Examination (DSE) promoted to F.6. Students who pass ALL subjects are qualified for the scholarships which are calculated based on the score of their best 6 subjects (4 core subjects and 2 electives) in the final examinations. The rules on allocating scholarship points are the same as those stated in section 3.1.3.
 

 

Scholarships will be allocated to the top 20% of the DSE students as follows:


Rank Percentile (within the top 20%)

Scholarship

First 10%

FULL

Next 30%

50%

Next 30%

25%

Remaining 30%

10%

 

 

For F.5 students taking the IAL AS / GCE AS promoted to F.6. Students who pass ALL subjects are qualified for the scholarships which are calculated based on the score of their best 4 subjects in the final examinations. The rules on allocating scholarship points are the same as those stated in section 3.1.3.

Scholarships will be allocated to the top 20% of the IAL AS / GCE AS students as follows:

 

Rank Percentile (within the top 20%)

Scholarship

First 10%

FULL

Next 30%

50%

Next 30%

25%

Remaining 30%

10%

 


  3.1.5
For students taking Public Examinations: BTEC, IELTS, IGCSE , IAL A2 / GCE A2, DSE:
 
Scholarships are also given to students who get outstanding results in their public examinations. The rules are as follows:

  For students taking BTEC:
Distinction grade obtained in BTEC Examination is equivalent to A* in IGCSE for the allocation of Scholarships.

For F.5 students taking IELTS:

 

Overall Marks

Scholarship

7.5

$ 600

8

$ 1,200

8.5

$ 1,800

9

$ 2,500

 
For students taking IGCSE:

IGCSE

 

Overall Achievement

Scholarship

8A* or above

Full Scholarship (100% Fee Remission) for 2 years

7A*

Half Scholarship (50% Fee Remission) for 2 years

6A*

5A*

$5,000

4A*

 

For F.6 students taking IAL / GCE A-Level excluding Chinese:

 

Grade in IAL / GCE A-Level
(excluding Chinese)

Scholarship

A2

A*

$2,000

A

$1,000

AS
A
$1,000
 

For F.6 students taking HKDSE:

 

Grade in HKDSE

Scholarship

5**

$ 3,000

5*

$ 1,000


  3.2
Point system is applied for the assessment of non-academic scholarship
  As attached Annex D.
  3.3
   
Partial subsidies in a form of scholarship will also be issued to students representing the school for competitions abroad or for exchange programmes, study tours or performances outside of Hong Kong.

  1. Notification of results
    The school scholarship team will issue offering letters of scholarship to the scholarship holder's parents/ guardians who will fill in and return the letter of acceptance to school in mid-September. Payment of scholarships will be made in two equal instalments in November and March by direct credit to the parent's designated bank account.

  2. Review of policies
    The policies and rules will be reviewed from time to time by the school fee remission / scholarship team and changes will be made after the approval from school authority with effect from the coming academic year 2018/19.

     

    (Latest revision was made in October, 2017)

  
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