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How to Apply

To apply through UWC Cayman Islands students must be Caymanian and 16 or 17 years old on September 1 of the year of entry. Students must typically be in their final year of high school (i.e. due to complete CXC/IGCSEs) unless enrolled in the American system i.e. Triple C, Cayman International School. Students in their first year of A Levels or college that meet the age requirement are also eligible to apply.

Applications are typically released in January and due by February in the year of entry. The process includes a written application, interview and group stage for finalists.

Non-Caymanian students can find information on other national committees and the Global Selection Programme on

Please email for more information. 


2020 Application

Please see attached application for 2020 entry through UWC Cayman Islands. Please ensure you use this version and not the 2019 version.

Applications are due by Monday February 10, 2020

Applicants must be Caymanian and 16 or 17 years old on 1 September 2020. There are no exceptions.

Recent press release:

Cayman News Service: UWC opens 2020 applications for Cayman students

Caymanian Times: UWC Cayman Islands opens 2020 applications