United World Colleges (UWC)
"The striking thing about UWC is that they embrace the entire world across all divides of race, history, culture, wealth, religion, economic status and political belief: they are unique and they are conscious of their responsibilities." N. Mandela, Honorary President
This year, there are FOUR (4) potential scholarship awards available to Malawian nationals who successfully completed the MSCE or the IGCSE in 2017 or 2018, for entry into UWC programmes for UWC South East Asia, UWC Adriatic, UWC Mahindra in August, 2019; and for UWC Waterford Kamhlaba in January 2020. For further information on what and who UWC is, refer to [www.uwc.org].
● UWC Waterford Kamhlaba in Swaziland is offering a 25 % scholarship (towards fees and tuition). The candidate would need to cover the remaining 75 %, pocket money and travel costs.
● UWC South East Asia in Singapore is offering up to a full scholarship to a boy. Note: the candidate may need to cover other expenses like pocket money, travel costs to mention a few.
● UWC Adriatic in Italy is offering up to a full scholarship. Note: the candidate may need to cover other expenses like pocket money, travel costs to mention a few
● UWC Mahindra in India is offering a 50% scholarship (towards fees and tuition). The candidate would need to cover the remaining 50 %, pocket money and travel costs.
Applicants should be those born between 2001 and 2003 (inclusive). Applications should be in the student's own handwriting (even when scanned in emails) and should include the following five components:
(A) A cover letter (200-300 words) giving reasons for the application – This letter should include;
(i) two passport size photos if mailing by post or a scanned photograph if by email,
(ii) the student's full names,
(iv) date of birth,
(v) place of birth,
(vi) telephone and/or email contact details, and (
vii) a good record of extra-curricular and service activities;
(B) A short essay (300-500 words) commenting on the following statement -"Resolve to be tender with the young, compassionate with the aged, sympathetic with the striving, and tolerant of the weak and the wrong. Sometime in life you will have been all of these." - George Washington Carver
(C) Personal reference from the school principal, or a school teacher well acquainted with the student;
(D) MSCE or IGCSE results; and
(E) The candidate's family/parents will be required to indicate that they will be responsible for covering any balances/costs as outlined above with supporting financial documents.
All individual applications must be received by 5pm on Friday 15th February, 2019. Incomplete and late submissions shall not be considered.
Individual applications should be scanned and mailed to UWC, c/o Ganizani Farm, P O Box 5066, Limbe or emailed to email@example.com.
Note: For those without email access, kindly call the numbers below for further information.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and invited to participate in a one-day interview with the National UWC review panel. This selection will take place in Lilongwe on Saturday 2nd March, 2019 at a venue to be communicated to the successfully shortlisted candidates.
For more information call: Ashely on 0991-312-364 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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