Applications are invited for September 2012 entry to the United World Colleges situated in UK, Singapore, Canada, Venezuela, USA, Italy, Hong Kong, Swaziland, Norway, India and Costa Rica, Bosnia and Netherlands. Some full and part scholarships are available on the basis of merit at Mahindra UWC India, and only limited scholarships are available at some overseas UWCs. Applicants are required to research United World Colleges and the educational experience they provide, via information on the following web sites: www.uwc.org, www.uwccommindia.net and www.muwci.net.
The United World Colleges -
Provide the opportunity for highly motivated young people from diverse backgrounds to transcend the many boundaries, which divide our world.
Offer a two-year programme leading to the International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma. This is recognised as equivalent to the completion of grade XII by the Association of Indian Universities.
To apply to any UWC, candidates must
- be of Indian origin.
- must be born between 1st September, 1994 and 29th February, 1997.
- currently be in either grade X or XI.
To obtain an application form, you will need to send a Demand Draft/ cheque payable in Mumbai for Rs. 800/- drawn in favour of “The United World Colleges Committee (India)”. To obtain the form by post, send a self-addressed envelope (25 cms x 12 cms) affixed with Rs. 50/- stamp to the following address:
NRI applicants may contact Mumbai office at the contact details given below for the application form:
The United World Colleges Committee (India)
Mahindra Towers, Ground Floor, Worli, Mumbai 400 018
Tel: 2497 4625, 2490 5937
Application forms will be issued from 12th September, 2011 until 31st January, 2012 only. Completed applications must reach on or before 15th February, 2012. Late applications will not be accepted. It may be noted that offers are made before Grade X Board results are announced.
For more details, visit: www.uwccommindia.net