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Call for Applications

Applications, in the student’s own handwriting, should include the following four components:

  1. Copy of a valid photo ID (e.g. National ID / Passport bio page / Refugee ID / Student ID);
  2. Personal introduction (300 words): Think about someone you admire as a change maker. What qualities or actions in that person inspire you, and how do you intend to incorporate those elements into your own journey as a change maker?
  3. Short essay (300 words): Imagine you have the opportunity to collaborate with renowned experts in any field for a week. Who would you choose, and what innovative project would you propose to transform your community?
  4. Short essays (300 words): If you could have any superpower for 24 hours, which one would you choose? And what would you do with it?
  5. At least one (preferably 2) personal reference(s) from the school head teacher/principal, and/or a school teacher well acquainted with the student;
  6. Most recent official (school stamped) report cards:
    1. If you completed S.4 or equivalent, provide S.3 Term3 report, S.4 Term1 & Term2 reports, and mock results;
    2. If you completed S.3 or equivalent, provide S.3 Term1, Term2, and Term3 results.

All the six (6) components above should be uploaded and submitted online via the UWC Uganda website:

Candidates with limited or no internet access can submit applications by post-mail to the address below:

UWC National Committee
c/o P.O. Box 24749
Kampala, Uganda

Should you experience any difficulties with the online application form, do not hesitate to email []. All applications must be received by Friday 26 January 2024. Incomplete and/or late submissions will not be considered. Individual applicants are encouraged to apply as soon as possible in anticipation of any delays in the postal service. For further information contact the UWC National Committee at 0752930692 / 0777912187 or e-mail [].

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Shortlisted candidates will be contacted by Sunday 4 February 2024 and invited to participate in a one-day selection with the UWC National Committee on 10-11 February 2024 in Kampala.