United World College Scholarship for International Baccalaureate (IB)

2019-01-31 11:58 pm

Application start: January 29, 2019

Application Close: March 1, 2019

If you are a young individual between the ages of 16-19, interested in pursuing your education in a global college to get an international baccalaureate (IB) diploma, apply to United World College.

About the UWC

United World College gather the young people from different countries and diverse background to get education and make a social change. UWC Schools and college around the world is providing transformational educational program and experience for group of young people between the age of 16- 19 who are suitable to be guided towards empathy, responsibility and lifelong action, inspiring them for enhance their leadership skills and become a positive change agent.

UWC colleges: 

  • UWC South EAST Asia in Singapore
  • UWC Thailand
  • UWC Red Cross Nordic in Norway
  • UWC USA in
  • UWC ISAK Japan
  • UWC Rover Bosch College in Germany
  • Waterford Kamhlaba UWC of Southern Africa
  • Li PO Chun UWC of Hong Kong
  • WUC Mostar in Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • UWC Adriatic in Italy
  • UWC Dilijan in Dilijan, Armenia
  • UWC Costa Rica
  • UWC Changshu China
  • UWC Maastricht in Netherlands
  • UWC Atlantic college in UK
  • Pearson College UWC in Victoria, Canada
  • UWC Mahindara College in Pune, India

Details of the program:

Level of study:  

The student will be taught international Baccalaureate (IB) diploma.

Duration: two years

Number of schools and colleges on 4 continents: 17

Targeted people: young people between the ages of 16 – 19 years but different colleges provide program for different ages.

Financial assistance: 70 % of students receive full or partial financial assistance based on their needs.

Subjects taught in IB: 

  • Language and literature
  • Language Acquisition
  • Individuals and Societies
  • Sciences
  • Mathematics
  • The Arts

Three core parts of IB taught beside the six subjects mentioned above:

  • Extended Essay (EE):
  • Theory of Knowledge (TOK)
  • Creativity, activity, Service (CAS)

Who can apply?

Based on the agreement between UWC and Ministry of Education of Afghanistan, applicants should meet the following requirements:

  • Be a national of Afghanistan (without citizenship in any other country )
  • Currently living in Afghanistan or one of Afghanistan’s immediate neighbors such as Pakistan, Iran, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, Tajikistan or China or living as a refugee in another country
  • Be between the age of 16 to 19 years old as September 1, 2018
  • The applicants who have been the victim of landmine or cluster ammunition injury, are requested to contact the National Committee immediately for additional opportunity.

Students who do not fulfill the criteria above, such as the student living in foreign countries not listed above, should discuss with UWC national committee in Afghanistan.

Application procedure:

Eligible applicants can apply online and submit their application in the application period.

Important notes: 

  • Please do not indicate your ethnicity, religion, and political affiliation in your application
  • Based on your need, financial support is available to cover the tuition fee, room and board
  • The applicants are responsible to cover their travel cost, health insurance, college deposits, personal spending money and passport/visa costs.
  • The application must be your work alone. Indication of any outside assistance in the application will result in immediate disqualification
  • You need to provide a valid and clear email address and phone number.

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For more information please visit info.af@nc.uwc.net

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