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Eligibility Criteria

UWC Malawi requires students to meet the following criteria to be eligible to apply for the 2021 UWC scholarships:

  • Should be a Malawian citizen. Applications from permanent residents will be considered, but Malawian citizens will be given priority.
  • Must be born between 1st September 2003 and 31st December 2005
  • Must have completed form 4 (MSCE) or form 5 (IGCSE). Applicants who were unable to sit their MSCE or IGCSE exams due to the COVID-19 pandemic will also be considered.
  • Must be prepared for a two-year absence from home and be fully committed to the ideals of the United World Colleges

Students with physical, learning and/or mental disabilities are encouraged to apply.

The National Committee understands that every case is different and we take special circumstances into consideration. If you are unsure of your status or have any questions about the eligibility criteria, please contact us by writing to