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Office of Student Financing

Number of Awards: 
One (1)
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; OR
    • pursuing studies in the Faculty of Science and Technology (Agriculture-based) .

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.

Please Note: 

Graduates of the College of Agriculture, Science and Education (CASE),who are qualified for direct entry to the UWI, may also apply for the award. Such applicants must submit, along with their application forms, a transcript from CASE addressed to the Manager, Office of Student Financing.

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