Do you want to experience a year or two studying at an American or British high school? Would you like to get a sense of what living in another country is like and improve your English? Apply for the ASSIST & HMC scholarship program, enabling active secondary school students to study for a year in the USA or for two years in the United Kingdom.
Applications are now closed. Next call for applications will be opened in Fall 2022.
Who Can Apply?
- First and second year Czech secondary school students with a high level of English proficiency and excellent school results (the Davis Scholarship is also available to 9th grade primary school students).
- Students interested in studying for either a year or two years at prestigious American and British high schools.
- Talented, motivated, and independent young people who quickly adapt and thrive in a new environment.
A Year in the USA
In cooperation with ASSIST – American Secondary Schools for International Students and Teachers and their network of 80+ private American schools, we offer a one-year scholarship program at private high schools in the USA. The scholarship covers tuition, room, and board at a boarding school, or tuition and housing with an American volunteer host family at a day school. The scholarship does not cover the ASSIST administrative fee, travel costs, visa, insurance, or any personal expenses. For more information about the ASSIST scholarship click here.
Two Years in the UK
Together with the HMC – Headmasters’ & Headmistresses’ Conference, we offer a two-year study program at prestigious private schools in the UK. Founded in 1869, HMC is the oldest association of headmasters and headmistresses of British independent schools. It currently boasts 243 member schools. The scholarship covers tuition, room, and board. The administrative fee, and travel costs are not covered by the scholarship. For more information about the HMC scholarship click here.
Davis International Scholarship
The Davis International Scholars program offers two- to three-year study programs leading up to graduation at one of six Davis member boarding schools in the USA. This program is available to students of the 9th grade of primary schools and first year of secondary schools. Should they continue their studies at an American university, Davis Scholars are eligible for financial aid of 25,000 USD per year for the duration of five years. The program is primarily intended for students from low-income families.
After filling out the online application and the submission of all required documents, all applicants are invited to complete a language proficiency test. Successful candidates are invited toa spontaneous essay-writing session followed by interviews with ASSIST and HMC delegates. Following the interviews, scholarship winners will receive offers by ASSIST or HMC to study in the USA or UK, depending on their preference indicated in the application.
September 22: Launch of the program, online application goes live
November 1: Early application submission deadline with a reduced 20 USD application fee. After this date the application fee will be 40 USD
December 1: Application submission deadline
December: Language proficiency test
January: Spontaneous handwritten essay, Interviews with successful applicants
– ASSIST interviews – January 13 – 15, 2022
– HMC interviews – January 14 – 16, 2022
March: Announcement of scholarship winners