The Cherry Elfreda James Scholarship

August 8, 2017
Number of Award(s)


USD $5,000.00
Maximum Tenure
One (1) Year

The award is available to an undergraduate student who is: 

  • a female Jamaican national
  • from Duncans, Trelawny and attended Duncans Primary School;
  • registered at the Mona Campus in the Faculty of Medical Sciences in one of the following programmes: Nursing,Pharmacology, Medicine and Surgery (MBBS);       
  • entering Level 2 or Level 3 

The award will be based on:

  • Good academic standing (minimum GPA 3.0); 
  • Demonstrable financial need;
  • Involvement in co-curricular activities;
  • Satisfying all other requirements of the UWI pertinent to Students’ behavior and performance. 


Method of Selection

Shortlisted candidates will be selected by personnel from the University community and should include the Donor or his/her representative. 

How To Apply

Submit completed application forms  and all supporting documents to the office of Student Financing by the stipulated deadline.