The deadline to apply for scholarships to read for an International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma Programme with a focus on European studies has been extended until 15 April 2018. The scholarships are aimed at students aged 16-17 from Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, the Republic of Moldova and Ukraine.

The New School is an IB authorised school. The scholarship will cover the full two-year cycle of the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme, as well as boarding costs, starting in the academic year 2018-2019.

The IB Diploma Programme with a focus on European Studies will offer a highly comprehensive and rigorous two-year academic course, while providing students with a unique opportunity to engage in the study of Europe and European Union issues.

The scholarship programme is funded by the European Union, and has been set up as part of the efforts of the EU and its partners to strengthen educational opportunities for young people in the six Eastern Partner countries.

Obtaining the International Baccalaureate will increase students’ chances of enrolling in top universities worldwide. Up to 30 scholarships will be awarded to students from the six eligible countries.

The deadline for submitting applications is 15 April.

The complete application package is available on the New School website at: For information enquiries, email or call + 995 32 225 70 06 (landline) or +995 599 25 17 17 (mobile).

The list of scholarship recipients for the academic year 2018-2019 will be announced in the second half of May.