How to Apply

Apply to study for the IB Diploma Programme (IBDP) at UWC

UWC provides a two-year pre-university education for students aged between 16 and 18 years. In these final two years of secondary school, the academic curriculum is the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme (IBDP).

There are two main ways that you can apply to study for the IB Diploma Programme at a UWC boarding school:

Through the UWC national committee in your country of residence or citizenship

Through the UWC Global Selection Programme (GSP)

Most students in the IBDP years at UWC are selected through one of UWC's national committees. Representing UWC in over 155 countries and territories, UWC national committees form a global network which seeks and selects students with great potential from around the world, often in the most unlikely places.

If you require a grant or scholarship, you should apply using this application process. Over 65% of students selected through the UWC national committee system are also offered financial assistance. Scholarships are granted on the basis of each individual's need and means.

The application process is guided by the individual national committee. For more information on how to apply, find yours on our UWC national committees page.

If you are interested in applying in academic year beginning 2020 and later, please complete our Registration of Interest Form. You must be 16 or 17 years old on September 1st, 2020 to be eligible to apply for 2020/21 entry.