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Eligibility Criteria

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

  • Must be a Malawian citizen. 
  • Must be between the ages of 15 and 19 at the time of application
  • Must have completed form 4 (MSCE) and form 5 (IGCSE)
  • 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