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 UWI Open Scholarship


About the Scholarship

The UWI Open Scholarship is one of the ways that The University of the West Indies seeks to attract and reward all-rounded achievers among the region’s high school students, community and state college graduates and first-year students of The UWI. Over 40 scholarships are available for study at any of The UWI’s five campuses.

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Application Deadline: April 30, 2020


Japanese Government (MEXT) Scholarship 

Scholarships for Doctoral and Master’s programs in Engineering Mechanics and Energy, Graduate School of Systems and Information Engineering, at the University of Tsukuba was recently added.

Applicants must have demonstrated excellent academic achievement with a grade point average (GPA) of 2.3(out of 3.0) or above in the last two academic years. 

Eligible applicants should complete and send the application form:


to the following email (Professor Koji Dairaku)

by: December 5, 2019. (It is recommended that all documents be submitted by this date.)

Other Important Information

Application Procedure for MEXT Scholarship (for 2020 applicants)

Application Guidelines (Appendix A) (for 2019 Applicants)

Qualifications and conditions for MEXT Scholarship (Appendix B)

Application Checklist (Appendix C)

Field of Study and Research Plan

How to Calculate your GPA for MEXT

Important Dates

Application Deadline: December 5, 2019

Documents Submission Deadline: December 13, 2019

Document review and Oral Examination (via Skype): Decemeber 16-20, 2019

 RISE professional - Research Internships in Science and Engineering (DAAD)

Who can apply?

Undergraduate students majoring in the fields of science and engineering as well as in computer science. Applicants must have completed at least two years of undergraduate study. Seniors or forth year students must prove that they will still be fully enrolled upon their return to their home university in North America, the UK or Ireland. For most positions knowledge of German is not required. The application is completely online at

UWI's partners in Germany:

  1. Freie Universitat Berlin
  2. University of Flensburg
  3. Leibniz Universitat Hannover
  4. Philipps-Universitat Marburg
  5. The Hochschule Mainz

Click the following link for more information: General Information

Click the image to the right to access the DAAD Scholarship Database.

 OAS Scholarship- University of the West Indies

Study at any campus of the University of the West Indies: Jamaica, Trinidad or Barbados. 

The UWI offers over 800 certificate, diploma, undergraduate, and postgraduate degree options in Food & Agriculture, Engineering, Humanities & Education, Law, Medical Sciences, Science & Technology, Social Sciences and Sport.

Obtain additional information by clicking the image on the right.

Note: Only applicants with proof of admission from UWI will be allowed to apply for
scholarship consideration.

Admission deadline: June 4, 2019

Scholarship deadline: June 30, 2019

CCRIF-UWI Scholarship


CCRIF-SPC offers both undergraduate and postgraduate scholarships. Applications for these scholarships are available from The UWI’s scholarship offices and should also be submitted through these offices.

Application Deadline (new): June 15, 2020







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