On 24th November 2016, United World College Thailand (UWCT) has a press conference as an offering a full 3-year scholarship for one underprivileged Thai student aged 14-16 residing in Phuket to join Grade 10 in August 2017.
This opportunity will enable the selected student to work towards gaining an International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma, widely recognised as the ‘gold standard’ in education. The scholarship recipient will be eligible for the following:
– full tuition
– full boarding for the duration of the scholarship
– monthly allowance for living expenses
– English language support
Applicants must be Thai nationals studying at a local Phuket school, born between 1st September 2000 and 31st August 2002. United World College Thailand (UWCT) accepts candidates on the basis of merit. After a candidate is considered qualified, their financial status is assessed in order to determine whether they have a demonstrated need for full scholarship.
The UWCT Scholarship Selection Committee started accepting applications in November 2016.
Applicants should apply directly to UWCT for this particular scholarship in Phuket. Applicants will be assessed on their social competence, intellectual curiosity and motivation, resilience, personal responsibility and integrity, active commitment to the UWC mission and values.
Applicants who are successful in the preliminary selection will be called for an interview.
These interviews will be held at UWCT, Phuket on 12-13 February 2017. The student
selected should be prepared to join UWCT by 7th August 2017.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: 16 January, 2017
The decision of the selection committee for the UWCT scholarship admission is final. To apply, go online to uwcthailand.net/scholarship
About United World College Thailand
Founded as Phuket International Academy in 2009 and approved to become the 16th UWC worldwide starting August 2016, UWCT is a warm, caring, learning community that offers an all round education with social emotional learning and mindfulness at its core. Student profile: Currently 375 students from 59 nationalities, aged 18 months – 18 years