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Applications through the Hong Kong National Committee

Welcome to the UWCHK Online Application

Thank you for your interest in making an application to 18 UWCs through UWC Hong Kong, including Li Po Chun United World College of Hong Kong.

Generic Info about the UWCHK Application Process for reference

The UWC movement seeks students who want to become change-makers for a better world - no matter their socio-economic, religious, national, ethnic or cultural background. If you are a passionate learner, excited at the prospect of studying and living with young people from around the world, UWC is for you. Wherever you are from, whatever your background - if the UWC mission for a more peaceful and sustainable future inspires you, apply to UWC!


To qualify as an applicant through UWCHK, you will need:
a) To hold a Hong Kong Permanent ID Card or dependent visa; and
b) To be currently studying in Secondary 4 / Secondary 5 (or its equivalent) as at September 2023.

Please note that some overseas UWC schools and colleges have a minimum age requirement.

It is anticipated that for each year's entry there will be approximately 60 scholarship places available to overseas UWC schools and colleges and to LPCUWC.


2024-2026 Application Deadlines

First Round Application Deadline: 23 October 2023
Second Round Application Deadline: 13 November 2023
Rolling Application: Onwards



UWCHK receives applications in multiple rounds. Students who submit a full application form by the First Round deadline will be considered first. Applications completed after the Second Round deadline will be considered on a rolling (first-come first-served) basis. Students are encouraged to submit their complete applications as soon as possible to be invited to Challenge Day. 

A complete application includes:

  • Application Form
  • Parent Statement - to be completed by parents
  • Recommendation Form - to be completed online by references who knows you well but are not your relatives or friends. They could be your school teachers, coaches or trainers for outside school activities.
  • Last 2 year school reports  
  • HKID and passport copies
  • A passport-size photo