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Office of Student Financing

Number of Awards: 
One (1)
Value: 
J$200,000.00 per annum
Maximum Tenure: 
Three (3) years
Eligibility: 

The award is available to students who are: 

  • Jamaican nationals;
  • registered in the Faculty of Humanities and Education pursuing an undergraduate degree in the Department of Modern Languages or relevant area of study (eg. Mass Communications or International relations) that requires mandatory study in at least one modern language;
  • entering the first year of the degree programme.
Criteria: 

The award will be based on: 

  • Outstanding academic record 
  • Demonstrable financial need
  • Demonstrable community involvement and leadership qualities
Method of Selection: 

Shortlisted candidates will be interviewed by the Selection Panel from the Gillian Whylie Scholarship Fund.

Special Requirements: 

Application shall be accompanied by the following documents:

  • a 250 word statement on why he or she should receive the scholarship
Please Note: 

Shortlisted candidates must be prepared to have a brief conversation in an appropriate foreign language. 

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