Several UWC schools and colleges are now offering scholarships to students younger than the typical 16-18 year old age group with special preparatory or “pre-IB” programs.
These programmes especially support students who need to receive additional support prior to be able to cope with the academically challenging IBDP. As the UWC education delivery model diversifies and grows to include a wider age range this will be an important growth area for scholarship support. Colleges which offer pre-IB scholarships include UWC SEA in Singapore, UWC Mahindra College in India, Waterford Kamhlaba UWC in Swaziland and UWC Changshu China, while several others are developing similar initiatives.
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