The Nigerian National Committee of the United World Colleges (UWC) invites applications from suitably qualified Nigerian candidates for a limited number of Scholarship Award to some United World Colleges.
The Colleges prepare students for a two year International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma certificate (an equivalent of “A” Levels). Parents/Guardians may be requires to foot the bill of their wards’ flight ticket, pocket money, health, insurance, clothing, etc cost where applicable. Candidates must be between the ages of 16 and 17 years
The United World Colleges Movement is a non-profit making organization with International Headquarters in London. Currently, there are thirteen Colleges located in various countries, namely United Kingdom, Singapore, Canada, Swaziland, USA, Italy, Venezuela, Hong Kong, Norway, India, Costa Rica, Bosnia in 1982. Currently, Mr. Hakeem Belo-Osaie (an alumnus of UWC) is the Chairman of the Committed while Mir. Akintola Williams (CBE, OFR) is the National Patron
To be eligible to apply. Candidates must have demonstrated outstanding academic ability and must have obtained the Senior School Certificate SSC/GCE ‘O’ levels or their recognized equivalent. Exceptional students in SS3 may also apply on the basis of their two years continuous assessments transcripts.
Forms can be downloaded from our website on www.ng.uwc.org but must be submitted at any of the above listed centres with the prescribed fees within the application period.
The last date for the submission of application forms is March 06, 2012
Short-listed candidates will be invited for rigorous Selection Exercise at the Sea School, Apapa, Lagos holding from Friday March 23 to Sunday March 25, 2012. Candidates are therefore advised to consult the list of short-listed candidates at any of the Centres shown above from March 13 – March 22, 2012. Letters of invitation to the Selection Exercise will also be delivered to short-listed candidates at the centres already noted. Candidates invited for interviews would pay N5,000.00 interview fee (to defray the cost of feeding, lodging etc)
The selection Exercise will consist of an oral Interview and various tests, including Written, solo Initiative and Physical Endurance tests etc. the result will be communicated to the successful candidates only.
The National Committee will not enter into any correspondence with candidates not selected
HOW TO APPLY
Application forms can be obtained on the payment of N5, 000.00 (Five thousand Naira), by a Bank Draft drawn on any Nigerian bank in favour of the “Nigerian National Committee for the United World Colleges”
The following places shall serve as purchasing and submission centres:
Nigerian National Committee for UWC Secretariat,
13th Floor, Nicholas House,
Catholic Mission Street,
Tel: +234.1.2715003, 08182386362 & 08028323181
Citizenship and Leadership Training Centre
Plot 150, Oke Agbe Close, Off Ladoke Akintola Boulevard
Near Central Bank of Nigeria, Garki, Abuja
Limited space is available for free-paying offers into some of United World Colleges. For more details, contact UWC NNC Secretariat.