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Eligibility Criteria

Entry 2024 Application now closed!

Mandatory requirements - Applications that do not meet one or more criteria will not be considered:

  • All applicants must hold Kenyan citizenship, including dual citizens.
  • Applicants residing in Kenya must be studying and complete their high school education in Kenya. 
  • Applicants residing and studying outside of Kenya may apply via the UWC Kenya National Committee only, but not apply via other application channels concurrently. 
  • Applicants must have completed their high/secondary school education before attending UWC:
    •  Form 4 graduation year for K.C.S.E curriculum
    •  Year 10 for I.G.C.S.E curriculum 
  • Applicants may apply from all recognised educational backgrounds, including homeschooling. 
  • Applicants must be aged no less than 16 and no more than 18 years of age in the year they are planning to attend UWC. 
  • Applicants who have previously applied or are currently applying to UWC, either via the Global Selection Programme (GSP) or via a national committee in another country, must provide this information to us at the time of application. Failure to do so will result in a cancelled application.
  • Applicants must communicate with their parent(s) or guardian(s) on their intention to apply to the UWC and submit a consent form signed by all parent(s) or guardian(s).