United World College Scholarships

The United World Colleges (UWC) is a global educational movement bringing together students from over 80 nations to study at one of 12 campuses, each with its own unique character.

The colleges share a common mission – to overcome world conflict by engendering connectedness between all nations.

Established in 1962, the movement is led internationally by Queen Noor of Jordan, with Mr Nelson Mandela as Honorary President. Lord Attenborough is among the United World Colleges eminent patrons.

Students undertaking their final school years at a United World Colleges campus will study for an International Baccalaureate (IB) while contributing to community projects that benefit the local areas.

The Scholarships can be partially or fully funded by United World Colleges Australia and are selected on academic merit, community participation and achievement as well as suitability as ambassadors for Australia.

Who can apply?

An applicant for the scholarship must:

  • have completed Year 10
  • be aged between 15 and 17 years of age.

When do applications close?

United World Colleges Scholarship applications for 2013 closed on Friday 16 March 2012.

Details about 2013 scholarship offers together with application forms are available at http://www.uwc.org.au

Find out more about United World Colleges.

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Contact

Awards Team
NSW Department of Education and Communities
22 Main Street
Blacktown NSW 2148

awards@det.nsw.edu.au