The latest updates and goings-on with GoMakeADifference.

  • Amazing Application Response for 2024

    28 February 2024 | Tags: , ,

    Students from UWC schools and colleges have submitted an unprecedented number of applications for this year’s Go Make a Difference awards. 125 applications were received, which was more than double the number we received last year.

  • GoMakeADifference Announces 2023 Awards

    17 March 2023 | Tags: , , ,

    A total of $30,000 will be awarded to 30 GoMakeADifference projects. The team were once again pleased to see the variety across the diverse projects with some using a high level of technology as part of the project delivery.

  • GoMakeADifference Announces 2022 Awards

    26 March 2022 | Tags: , , ,

    Twenty three Go Make a Difference project applications have received grants, in this our 21st year. A total of $23,000 will go to support UWC students, in living the UWC mission.

  • UWC students set to deliver 31 inspirational projects

    4 April 2019 | Tags: , ,

    UWC students set to deliver projects to make a difference during 2019

    GoMakeADifference is once again providing financial support to 31 projects around the world, to help UWC students live the UWC mission after they graduate this summer.

    A significant number of applications were received from students representing almost all 17 UWC schools and colleges. This year students were encouraged to provide more specific information in their project submission and were given the opportunity to upload videos to demonstrate their passion for their projects.  The quality and volume of project proposals submitted made judging very difficult.

  • GoMakeADifference Project Winner appears on CBC Radio

    26 June 2018 | Tags: , ,

    In June of this year, project winner John Michael Koffi appeared on Canada’s CBC Radio to talk about his fascinating journey, his autobiographic novel, and UWC scholarship. Listen to the interview in full.

  • 2018 Winners announced – 31 successful projects

    1 May 2018 | Tags: , ,

    GoMakeADifference is delighted to announce grant awards for 31 projects to support UWC students, to live the UWC mission after they graduate this summer. 2018 will see UWC students making a difference in Africa, Asia, Americas, Middle East and Europe. The total value of grants awarded for 2018 is $30,000.

  • 2018 Applications Received

    8 March 2018 | Tags: , ,

    A massive thank you to everyone who applied for 2018 awards and to the UWC co-ordinators who helped promote the awards and offered advice to the applicants. We are delighted to announce we have received 80 applications from all 17 schools/colleges across the UWC movement.

  • 2017 Winners’ Update

    8 November 2017 | Tags: , ,

    We have been busy cataloguing the 2017 award winners on the website recently, as well as collating reports on this years’ successfully projects from UWC students all over Africa, Asia, Europe, South America and the Caribbean.

  • 2017 Winners announced – 30 successful projects

    22 March 2017 | Tags: , ,

    GoMakeADifference has announced 30 successful projects from UWC students. 2017 will see UWC students make a difference in Africa, Asia, Europe, South America and the Caribbean, using the total awards of $30,000.

  • 2017 Applications Received

    28 February 2017 | Tags: ,

    So the date has passed when applications needed to be received in order to be considered for a 2017 GoMakeADifference award. We are really pleased with the number and quality of applications received this year, which has made assessing the projects very difficult.