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The South African National Committee of United World Colleges invites applications for the 2015/2016 academic year.

Date:

06/10/2010


The South African National Committee of United World Colleges invites applications for the 2015/2016 academic year.
The South African National Committee of United World Colleges invites applications for the 2015/2016 academic year. UWC schools, colleges and programmes deliver a challenging and transformational educational experience to a diverse cross section of students, inspiring them to create a more peaceful and sustainable future.

UWC believes that to achieve peace and a sustainable future, the values it ...promotes
are crucial
· International and intercultural understanding
· Celebration of difference
· Personal responsibility and integrity
· Mutual responsibility and respect
· Compassion and service
· Respect for the environment
· A sense of idealism
· Personal challenge
· Action and personal example

There are 14 colleges across the world in Costa Rica, Italy, Canada, America, Bosnia and Herzegovina, the Netherlands, Singapore, China, Germany, Armenia, Swaziland, Norway, Hong Kong and India.

In addition to other UWC college placements, in 2015, the Italian Émigré Scholarship is available.
The special conditions for this scholarship are:
· High school student of Italian origin resident (and educated) in South Africa
· Boarding and tuition covered for the two years (€ 43,000)
· Travel, pocket money and other incidentals are not covered

Selections will be taking place in 2015 for the Italian Émigré Scholarship (and other college placements) for South African applicants. Note that for you to be eligible, a candidate should be between 16 and 19 years of age when taking up the scholarship
(Sept 2015 for the Italian Émigré Scholarship) and preferable to be in Grade 11 in 2015.

If you would like to pursue this opportunity, please can you provide the following details via email as soon as possible so that a preliminary assessment can be made
if you qualify to be provided with a full application form:
- Copy of your 2014 end of year school report
- Indicate your current town/city and province and your date of birth
- Your date of Birth
If you have been considered, then the completed full application from must be received by us by no later than 27th February 2015.

For Western and Eastern Cape selections, contact Leah Nasson: leah.nasson@gmail.com
For Kwa-Zulu Natal selections, contact Zodwa Ngobese: drzodwa@gmail.com
For Gauteng Selections (and any other areas that are not listed above), contact Nikesh Parbhoo: uwcselectionsgp@gmail.com

Provisional selection dates:
- Friday, 27th February 2015: Deadline for applications to be received
- Saturday, 28th February 2015: Regional application review and interview shortlist
- Saturday, 7th March 2015: Regional Interviews
- Saturday, 14th March 2015: National Interviews
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