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Admissions process and deadlines

*The admission procedure and deadlines, as well as the eligibility criteria can be changed. Full information is published at the day of the opening for application.

Selection process and deadlines  

Month Process type
September-November Application

On-line test

December Video-interview
January Final selection day
February – March Financial assessment
April Nomination

*exact dates and terms are published after the opening of the application and can be changed. Candidates will be notified via e-mail.

Admission procedure

Completing the online application form 

The application must be completed by the candidate in English. Please note that certain parts of the application must be completed not only by the applicant, but also by their parents and teachers. 

Documents required to complete the application (the documents translation is not required unless otherwise is not specified):

  • a copy of your passport 
  • signed and stamped copy of your academic record including grades for the last academic year which you completed
  • signed personal data consent

Only fully completed applications will be considered. 

Sections A1 and A2 fill up by candidates. These sections help UWC understand how and why you, in your own words, think that you are right for UWC and why UWC is right for you.

Section B must be completed by your parents. They should confirm that they support your decision to apply to UWC and that you have understood all conditions for applying.

Section C - community reference. It should not be a teacher, a family member or a friend, but someone who knows you well and is older than 18 years of age. Examples of relevant persons to ask are sports coaches (outside school) or your supervisor if you are currently employed or do volunteer work.

Section D – academic reference. This is your school teacher reference.

Online test 

This test is aimed to understand the way you solve different tasks. No preparation is needed.

Online video Interview 

According to the results of the application and test rounds, candidates are invited to participate in an On-line Video interview. 

Final Selection Day 

Based on the results of the Video interview successful candidates are invited for the Final Selection Day, which is held in UWC Dilijan college. The stage has an individual and group activities and conducted in Armenian and English. If you are invited to the final round, attendance is mandatory.

Financial Assessment 

Because the scholarships are provided based on the need of candidates, every nominated candidate should complete financial assessment form.

Distribution of places in the colleges

The Selection Committee nominates successful candidates to enroll in a particular UWC college, while taking into consideration candidates’ preferences indicated on the Application Form. As a general rule, colleges accept candidates based on the Selection Committees’ recommendations. However, colleges reserve the right to make the final decision concerning each individual candidate.

Please note:
  • Candidates apply to the UWC Selection Committee, not to any particular college (If you want to apply to particular college you should enroll through the Global Selection Program and be able to cover full tuition fee of college;
  • Candidates may apply to only one Selection Committee (including Global selection program). You can reapply next year if you will be eligible;
  • Candidates with disabilities are also eligible to apply;
  • All information about candidates is confidential and not subject to disclosure.