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Procedure and Application Instructions



Application submission deadline: December 20, 2017

Decisions to candidates: January 14, 2018

Stage 2 selection weekend: January 20 and 21, 2018

Stage 3 selection weekend: February 3 and 4, 2018


The UWC Lebanon selection process is run in three stages:


Submission of application form and all supporting documents in.


A group of short-listed candidates will be invited to attend Stage 2 selections, which involve a full day of assessed group activities, discussions and a test.


Those candidates who are chosen to go through the Stage 3 will again attend another full day of group activities as well as undergo individual interviews in front of a panel.

At the end of this process, a number of students are offered places to a UWC college. Once each student has been nominated to a UWC college, the college makes the final decision about whether to accept him/her.


  1. Go to the UWC Lebanon website: and enter the How to Apply section
  2. The application form is electronic, and can be downloaded by clicking here or on the file image below
  3. Complete an application form including short essays. These are all in English, but one essay question may be written in Arabic or French, if preferred.
  4. Make sure your parents sign their acceptance of your application
  5. Provide references from teachers or someone in your community who is able to evaluate your capacities in a certain domain

Last few steps:

  1. Include last two years of school grades, as well as the most recent school report from this semester
  2. Include photo (head shot) and scanned ID
  3. Make sure all questions have been answered, and all required documents have been uploaded, otherwise the application will not be processed.
  4. Submit by emailing your application package to:


Address any enquiries to the UWC Lebanon national committee at :