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How to Apply

A. Before Applying

Please make sure you find out as much as possible about UWC before completing your application. It is important that you understand the aims of the organisation and the commitment involved. For more information on UWC please go to You can find out more about the UWC in South Sudan by visiting our Facebook page For more information about UWC South Sudan, please contact


B. Interested in Applying? You can submit your application through the TWO options described below.

  1. Option 1:  Apply through South Sudan National Committee(UWC South Sudan). Submit an online application found here: Online application before the deadline of 31st of December.                                                                 
  2. Option 2: Apply through the UWC Global Selection Programme. However, remember! This option is for interested applicants who_
    • do not need a scholarship to attend UWC.
    • wish to have entry results 9 - 12 months before the beginning of the school year.
    • are looking to attend a specific UWC school or college.

You can access the UWC Global Selection Programme Application here.

Whichever route a candidate chooses, the application will be assessed against UWC's core selection criteria. Please note that a candidate may only submit one application per year to study the IB Diploma Program at UWC. You may not apply through two different UWC national committees or through a UWC national committee and the UWC Global Selection Programme concurrently.

C. Application checklist

  1. A completed APPLICATION CHECKLIST, signed by yourself and parents or guardian.     
  2. A completed STUDENT APPLICATION FORM, signed by yourself and parents or guardian.
  3. Your school grades for the past 3 years signed off by the Headmaster.
  4. A completed SCHOOL HEADMASTER REFERENCE FORM, answered,  signed and stamped by the headmaster of your current school.
  5. A completed GENERAL REFERENCE FORM, answered, signed and stamped by someone who knows the applicant very well.
  6. A copy of your South Sudanese national identity card and/or passport or a copy of your Refugee ID Card or registration status.