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2-Year UWC Scholarships

2-Year UWC Scholarships for Cambodians (2019-2021)

The United World Colleges (UWC) offers an International Baccalaureate education to students with a high emphasis placed on international understanding and the sharing of cultures. Currently, there are 17 UWC colleges throughout the world. Four scholarships are offered to Cambodian students aged 16 to 18 years old for the academic year 2019 - 2021. 

School / College Country Level of financial support Travel allowance
 

Pocket money

UWC Pearson College Canada Up to fully funded Negotiable Negotiable
UWC Robert Bosch Germany Up to fully funded Negotiable Negotiable
UWC Changshu  China Up to fully funded Yes Yes
UWC USA USA Partially funded No No

Eligibility requirements 

  • be Cambodian citizens,
  • have been born between  01 September 2001 and 31 August 2003, and
  • are currently attending high school in Cambodia.

Note: Candidates born before 01 September 2001 or after 31 August 2003 will be automatically eliminated from the short-list.

Qualification requirements

  • have very good written and spoken English;
  • have an excellent academic record, particularly in Mathematics, Khmer, English;
  • demonstrate global understanding;
  • have proven interest in extracurricular activities; and
  • be of strong moral character.

Application process

Eligible and qualified applicants are invited to submit an online application form free of charge. The process is simple:

  • Step 1 : Go to  bit.ly/uwc-cambodia-2yrs-application
  • Step 2 : Fill in all the details and then click on "Submit"
  • Step 3 : you will receive a notification of application in your inbox if you enter a valid e-mail address. Please check spam/junk box if you don't see the notification e-mail in your main inbox. 

Note: Complete application must include answers to all short essay questions. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Hard-copy and e-mailed applications are not accepted.

Deadline

Applications are accepted until 10th January 2019 by 11:59 PM. Applications received after this date will not be considered.

Selection process

  • Selection criteria are based upon the quality of the application, including short essay.
  • Shortlist candidates will be selected to sit the 1st round exam. Selection committee's decision is final and irrevocable.
  • Short-listed candidates will be notified via e-mail by 15th January 2018 with further information on exam date, exam subjects, and venue.
  • Only short-listed candidates will be contacted. Those who do not receive a notification of application decision by 15th January 2018 means they have not made it to the 1st round.
  • General selection updates will be provided on UWC Cambodia website , Facebook page, and e-mail notifications to short-listed candidates.

Contact information

For inquiries about the UWC movement or the selection process, please contact the Cambodia UWC National Committee via selection@kh.uwc.org or Facebook page.

Spread the words

Educators are welcome to share this scholarship opportunity with those who might be interested. Scholarship brochure is available for download in English and Khmer.