United world colleges scholarship program Vietnam intake 2012

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United world colleges scholarship program Vietnam intake 2012

(CPV) - The United World Colleges National Committee of Vietnam (UWC Vietnam) on February 10 officially invites grade 11 students to apply for the 2012 Intake of the United World Colleges (UWC) scholarship program.

(CPV) - The United World Colleges National Committee of Vietnam (UWC Vietnam) on February 10 officially invites grade 11 students to apply for the 2012 Intake of the United World Colleges (UWC) scholarship program.

Three full scholarships are available to Vietnamese students to study in the International Baccalaureate (IB) program at one of the United World Colleges in Canada, Norway, and Singapore; two partial scholarships at the UWC in India and Costa Rica; and two placements without funding at the UWC in United Kingdom. There is also a full scholarship for a victim to landmine or cluster ammunition injury at the UWC Red Cross Nordic in Norway which is open for global competition.

Priority is given to students with strong potential and commitment to community development. The deadline for applications is Friday (April 13).

“2012 marks the 10 th anniversary of UWC Vietnam. The success of Vietnamese students selected by UWC Vietnam at UWCs and what they accomplish later is the motivation for us to keep the program active and vibrant. We hope that there will be more Vietnamese students benefit from this unique and challenging opportunity”, said Michael Emblem, Chairman of UWC Vietnam.

UWC was founded in 1962 with the vision of bringing together young people whose experience was of the political conflict of the cold war era, offering an educational experience based on shared learning, collaboration and understanding so that that the students would act as champions of peace.

UWC Vietnam is a group of volunteers in charge of promoting UWC in Vietnam, including the selection of UWC scholarships. Since its inception in 2002, UWC Vietnam has sent close to 50 students from 20 cities and provinces to 10 UWCs in Canada, Costa Rica, Hong Kong (China), India, Italy, the Netherlands, Norway, Singapore, the United Kingdom and the United States of America.

Details information is available at the website: http://www.uwcvn.org/ or follow on Facebook at www.facebook.com/uwcvietnam ./.

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