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Office of Student Financing

Number of Awards: 
Seven (7) per annum. Three (3) first year and four (4) students in second year.
USD 3000/yr
Maximum Tenure: 
Three (3) years

The award is available to students who:

  • are Jamaican nationals; 
  • have a letter of acceptance and are registered in a full time Undergraduate Degree programme at Mona in the Faculty of Science and Technology.


  • Preference will be given to students who are registered in a programme within the Department of Life Sciences and Biochemistry programmes

The award will be based on: 

  • high academic performance with at least a Grade Point Average (GPA) of 3.0 in the previous academic year; however in some cases, a student who shows promise but does not meet the 3.0 GPA as a result of extreme, verifiable extenuating circumstances may, at the discretion of the Administration, be considered for financial support
  • verifiable financial need;
Method of Selection: 

Final selection will be done via interviews which will include members of the UWI including a representative from the Faculty of Science and Technology. 

Please Note: 

Selected students are required to write a letter to the donor each academic year outlining their overall progress in the programme.

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