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Eligibility Criteria

Mandatory requirements:

  • Applicants must be Kenyan citizens (including dual citizens) who reside in Kenya and have completed or about to complete their high school education in Kenya.
  • Applicants must be aged no less than 16  and no more than 18 on the 1st of September of the year they aim to enter a UWC school/college. Some colleges may consider slightly older students. The decision to admit older students is at their sole discretion.
  • Applicants who have previously applied 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) of guardian(s) on their intention to apply to the UWC.