Materials needed to apply:

  • Resume
  • Professional letter of recommendation from a previous or current supervisor 
  • Phone or camera to record your video interview

** Letters of recommendation should be signed and include the contact information of the recommender. Letters should be submitted directly from the recommender to the application portal or emailed We will not accept word documents submitted directly from the applicant.
To be eligible for the IB UoPeople scholarship, students must meet the following requirements:

  • Applicants must hold a Bachelor’s degree and be fluent in English
  • Applicants cannot already hold a master’s degree in any subject area
  • All application materials must be in English, including resumes and professional letters of recommendation.
  • Applications without all application materials by the application deadline will not be considered. This includes video interviews and letters of recommendation.  
  • Applicants must have some teaching experience, demonstrate a commitment to education, the IB pedagogy and their local community.
  • Prospective students must provide proof of admission within 60 days of being awarded the scholarship. Enrolled students must be in good academic and financial standing with University of the People.
  • International Baccalaureate and University of the People employees and their immediate families including spouse, parents, children, siblings and their respective spouses, are not eligible to apply.
  • By submitting a scholarship application, you consent to be contacted by the IB about the scholarship application.
  • Applicants must agree to all award terms and conditions prior to receiving any funding from the IB.

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