The Prince of Wales Scholarship

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The ECP Prince of Wales Scholarship

ECP’s Patron, His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales

The English College in Prague is delighted to announce that their Patron, His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales, has agreed to the use of his title in connection with a new Prince of Wales Scholarship, which will enable an ambitious Czech student from a disadvantaged background to study at the school.

We are inviting applications from students currently in Year 7 or Year 9 of their Czech school. The successful candidate will receive a full scholarship for six or four years at the English College, dependent upon their age on joining us in September 2019. The Scholarship will be awarded to a student who would not normally consider applying for a place at an independent school because of lack of funds and enquiries will be conducted into the financial status of the applicants’ families before the Scholarship is awarded.

The ECP Scholarship Programmes

Headmaster of the English College in Prague, Dr Nigel Brown, said: “It will provide a sense of symmetry to the ECP Scholarship Programme. We will be able to celebrate our two Founder Patrons, HRH The Prince of Wales and President Václav Havel, by enabling two young people to benefit from an education at the ECP, starting in September 2019, which will be the English College’s 25th anniversary year, having opened its doors to students for the first time in September 1994.”

How to apply

If you think your child would benefit from the sort of academic education offered by the English College in Prague, please download our application form here and submit the completed form to our Registrar Irena Smetánková together with a motivational letter from your child, of approximately 400-800 words, written in English, explaining why they would like to study at the English College in Prague. Candidates will also have to pass the school’s entrance exams in English, Czech, Maths and non-verbal skills and be interviewed in English by a selection panel consisting of the Headmaster and three independent, external members. The closing date for applications is 23 April 2019. 

The entrance exams will be held at the English College on 2 May 2019 and the interviews on 6 May 2019.