"[IST aims to] provide differentiated learning experiences for our students, so that all are appropriately supported and challenged."

- IST's Strategic Plan


What People Say

“I think that in IST there is a very high quality of education and teaching. I also think that the teachers here are very friendly and they help us reach our learning goals.”

- Secondary student, IST Student Survey



“IST has a great programme and the facilities are the best in Tanzania. The teaching and non teaching staff [are] extremely competent and the entire experience is very positive.”

- parent, IST Parent Survey


IB Diploma Scholarship

Each year, IST awards five merit- and need-based scholarships to Tanzanian students who would like to pursue the International Baccalaureate Diploma programme. 

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 and who would like to pursue the IB Diploma.

Applications are accepted from January through mid-February of each year for admission to the following academic year which begins in August. To apply for the scholarship programme, look for announcements in the newpapers and visit this website in January of each year to download the application forms and to learn more.

Scholarship Programme Documents

We are no longer accepting scholarship applications for admission to the 2017/18 academic year. If you are currently a Form III student, please check back in January 2018 to download the application and questionnaire to be considered for admission for the 2018/19 academic year.

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