The United World College of South East Asia (UWCSEA) is a member of the United World College (UWC) movement and is located in Singapore. UWCSEA has almost 3,000 students from 67 nationalities and educates students from Kindergarten 1 to Grade 12. It is one of the world’s largest and most successful International Baccalaureate Diploma schools and for 25 years has achieved superb exam results. Students are encouraged to participate in extracurricular activities which include sports, music, drama and social service. Click here for general information about UWCSEA. The College is now able to offer two scholarships for a maximum of five years for two young Cambodian nationals of outstanding personal and academic potential. For information regarding the UWCSEA Middle School Programme click here. The successful candidates will have been born on or after 01/08/1995. Please note that applications from students born on or before 31/07/1995 WILL NOT be accepted.
The successful candidates:
- must have very good written and spoken English skills;
- must have an excellent academic record in Mathematics and Khmer;
- should be able to demonstrate additional academic excellence in another field: IT, science, languages or humanities;
- should be able to demonstrate strong extracurricular activities: e.g. creativity, community service, sport.
The College will meet all educational and accommodation fees, meals, travel expenses to and from Cambodia and a small living allowance for the successful candidate.
Written examinations in English and Mathematics will be held on Saturday, 6 March 2010 at examination centres in Phnom Penh and Pursat. For the 20 most successful candidates there will be further examinations in English, Khmer and Mathematics, as well as interviews in English, in Phnom Penh on Saturday, 20 and Sunday, 21 March.
Successful candidates will join the College in August.
Further information concerning the UWC movement can be found at http://www.uwc.org/
The closing date for all applications is 26 Feburary. Applications received after this date will not be considered.