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If you meet the Eligibility Criteria, please apply here

Your application must include the following:

  • Short Cover Letter (Explaining who you are, and your interest in attending UWC)
  • A certified copy of your IGCSE/BGCSE results
  • A certified copy of your ID / Passport
  • 2 recommendation letters (at least one of which must be from a teacher)
  • A short essay (no longer than 600 words each) on one of the following topics:
  1. Prisoners should be allowed to vote in general elections. Agree or disagree. 
  2. Should Botswana legalise same-sex marriage? Explain.
  3. How can we promote a culture of recycling in Botswana?
  4. How would you address the issue of youth unemployment in Botswana?

Your application MUST include the following contact information:

  • Your full names;
  • Postal address;
  • Telephone number (plus alternate contact of PARENT / GUARDIAN); and
  • E-mail address


 If you are unable to apply online,send applications to :

The Chairman
United World Colleges - Botswana National Committee
PO Box 414


Email applications to

THE APPLICATION DEADLINE IS: The Application has been extended until Sunday, March 24, 2019 midnight (if applying by mail, it should be postmarked by the deadline).

Other dates to note: (For shortlisted Candidates only)

Friday, April 5th, 2019: Parents/Guardian Information Session - Location to be communicated to shortlisted candidates. 

Saturday,April 6th, 2019: Selection day - Location to be communicated to shortlisted candidates.