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Selection Criteria

Selection criteria

During the interview process, students are assessed on the following:

  • As an individual - cultural tolerance, adaptability, and ability to cope with life at the UWC
  • As a member of a group - willingness to co-operate with others, team work, leadership and communication skills
  • As a member of society - social responsibility, and commitment to Sierra Leone


  • To be eligible to apply for enrollment in 2019, you must:
  • Be a Sierra Leonean citizen residing in Sierra Leone at the time of the application
  • Be 17 or 18 years old on August 15, 2019
  • Be enrolled in SSS3 on February 1, 2019
  • Have achieved a maximum aggregate of 14 with a credit in Math and English in the BECE