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Number of Awards: 
One (1) per year
Maximum Tenure: 
One (1) year

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;

Method of Selection: 

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.

Special Requirements: 

            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.

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