The Global Indian International School Ahmedabad offers innovative learning methods based on their curriculum and aims to focus on the learning curve of every child. They build the student’s inherent personalities by giving them room to grow according to their interests. What sets GIIS Ahmedabad apart is that the children grow up sensitized towards their community and the environment. They include all of this in their curriculum from pre-school onwards.
The school combines the curriculum’s built-in activities with promoting cross-curricular learning with its award-winning 9GEMS holistic teaching framework. This approach ensures that the students get equal exposure to academic, sporting and extracurricular excellence. It prepares them to face competitive exams as well as become out-of-the-box thinkers ready to face challenges in the global environment.
To ensure that every deserving child receives premier education, GIIS Ahmedabad offers multiple scholarships. These scholarships recognise the talent and hard work of their students. They give them a platform to showcase their skills without any inhibitions. One of such scholarships is the 9GEMS Holistic Development Scholarship for students.
The Selection Process:
The 9GEMS Education Scholarship is designed to award students who showcase the presence of any of the 9Gems in the national, international, or regional space. Students are recognized in the fields of sport, co-curricular activities including visual and performing arts, community service, innovation, and entrepreneurship, or who have shown extraordinary leadership skills.
The 9GEMS, as stated by Global Indian International School, are:
- Academic Excellence
- Sports Excellence
- Visual and Performing Arts
- Personality Development
- Innovation and Creativity
- Entrepreneurship & Leadership
- Universal Values & Ethics
- Community & Care
- Skill Development
The students are reviewed for the scholarship according to their academic performance in the previous two years of their application. The scholarship review committee may also take a test and interview of the applicants to assess their eligibility.
There are 3 categories in which the 9 GEMS Holistic Development Scholarship is awarded to students:
Category A: If the applicant shows the presence of any of the 9GEMS in any international event, they receive 9% off on their tuition fee.
Category B: If the applicant shows the presence of any of the 9GEMS in any national event, they receive 6% off on their tuition fee.
Category C: If the applicant shows the presence of any of the 9GEMS in any state event, they receive 3% off on their tuition fee.
The events should fall under the following categories:
- For Sports : State/ National/ International Level Sports (team or Individual), SGFI, CBSE Cluster.
- For Performing Arts: Gandharva Mahavidyalaya/ Trinity College London/ Torrins Academy Certification for Dance/ Music/ Musical Instruments; Drawing Exam (elementary/ intermediate) State Government certified.
The Application Process
Students between the classes 6-12th can apply for the 9 GEMS Education Scholarship when applying for school admission in Ahmedabad.
Step 1: Application – Open the Link to the application form available on the scholarships page of the GIIS Website.
Upload Your Documents – The documents you need to upload are as follows:
– Academic records for the previous one year
– Certificates and Awards including supporting the presence of any of the 9 GEMS as listed by GIIS.
Step 2: Notification – Applicants shortlisted will receive a notification via email
Step 3: Scholarship Assessment
Step 4: One to One Interview (If Applicable)
Step 5: Scholarship Selection + Disbursal
The scholarship is awarded for one academic year. It is designed to offer a platform for students showing exceptional talent and skills in fields of their interest.