Eligibility to apply through UWC Hong Kong Committee 

To qualify as a Hong Kong applicant through UWCHK, you will need:

  1. To hold a Hong Kong Permanent ID Card or dependent visa; and
  2. To be currently studying in Secondary 4 / Secondary 5 (or its equivalent) as at September 2019.

Hong Kong applicants can apply through UWC Hong Kong Committee to any of the 18 United World College around the world, including Li Po Chun United World College of Hong Kong (LPCUWC). LPCUWC helps adminster the admission process to all UWC in collaboration with UWCHK.

Please note that some overseas UWCs have a minimum age requirement. 

Application of 2020 entry (rolling)

Due to recent social development, UWCHK and Li Po Chun UWC is launching a second round of applications today (26 November 2019).

Students who completed the application form by the original deadline of 25 November 2019 will be considered first; applications received after 25 November 2019 will be considered on a rolling (first-come first-served) basis. Students are encouraged to submit their complete applications as soon as possible.

It is anticipated that for 2020 entry there will be approximately 60 scholarship places available to overseas UWC and to LPCUWC.

A complete application includes:

  1. Application Form - to be completed by applicant online.
  2. 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. 
  3. Parent Statement - to be completed by parents online. 
  4. Last 2 years of school reports
  5. Identity documents
  6. Passport-size photo

If you do not hold a Hong Kong Permanent ID Card or dependent visa and are interested in applying to any UWCs, please contact Admissions Office of LPCUWC at 2640 0441 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Important for 2020 entry application! 

Please make sure you register for an account on the application platform which will be available on 16 September 2019. This will be your primary source of receiving notifications form the selection committee throughout the application process.     

Applicants are advised to submit their applications ahead of the deadline to avoid heavy internet traffic near the deadline closing time (i.e. close to midnight) which might result in applications not saving fully.