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The initial round of applications is now open for potential 2017-2019 UWC scholars!

CLICK HERE to fill in the short initial application form.
Submission of this initial application is 20 December 2016.

Once you have filled in the initial application you will hear back from us by 5 January 2017. Selections will be completed by March 2017, and you will leave for college in August 2017, or January 2018 for Waterford.

Please note the criteria for your application to be considered. In August 2017 you should be between 16 and 18 years old, and academically very strong.
You should also aspire to the UWC Values, including positive action for a more equitable world. 




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UWC believes that to achieve peace and a sustainable future, the values it promotes are crucial

International and intercultural understanding
Celebration of difference
Personal responsibility and integrity
Mutual responsibility and respect
Compassion and service
Respect for the environment
A sense of idealism
Personal challenge
Action and personal example


“You are so lucky to have the opportunity of learning early on to live with people from all over the world, with different cultures and outlooks, but with the ability to live happily and in harmony together.”

Nelson R Mandela
Was the UWC Honorary Life President untill his passing in December 2013.

queen“Each graduate is potentially a future architect of peace… The fundamental values of a UWC education are increasingly relevant to global stability and peace and I truly believe that the world will be a better place because of the contribution of our Graduates.”

HM Queen Noor of Jordan
UWC President

thor  “I sailed on rafts across the world’s oceans, with a crew as diverse as you are now. You will learn here what my crew and I found out: that there is indeed only one human family. But you will learn more...”

Dr Thor Heyerdahl
Past UWC International Patron


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