The award is available to undergraduate students who are between the ages 17-25, registered in the Faculty of Medical Sciences and pursuing a programme of study in MBBS in 1st - 5th year at the UWI, Mona campus.
The award will be based on:
Academic performance based on the results of the previous year University examinations (minimum GPA of 3.0);
Verifiable financial need;
Short-listed candidates will be interviewed by a panel consisting of representatives from the University of the West Indies and the UWI Development and Endowment Fund.
The following terms and conditions apply:
Student may be in receipt of a student loan but still in financial need.
The student is required to give two years of service in Jamaica Post Graduation.
Proof of the above-mentioned condition must be submitted to UWIDEF.
The recipient of this award will:
Be available for a photo opportunity and provide written testimony on the usefulness of the assistance granted.
Be available to participate in any official ceremony related to the formal presentation of the scholarship award.