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Office of Student Financing

Number of Awards: 
One (1)
J$400,000.00 per annum
Maximum Tenure: 
Two (2) years

The award is available to students who are registered in Level II of the programme and are:


    • pursuing studies in the Faculty of Social Sciences majoring in Economics

The award will be based on:


    • high academic achievement (a GPA of at least 3.3);
    • the applicant being active members of their community;
    • verifiable financial need.
Method of Selection: 

Short-listed candidates will be interviewed by a panel comprising representatives from The UWI and donor personnel.


The recipient is expected to live and work in Jamaica for a minimum period of three (3) years immediately after completing their studies.

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