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Number of Awards: 
Fifteen (15) per annum
Tuition & contribution towards book grant
Maximum Tenure: 
Regular duration of specified programme

The award is open to Jamaican Nationals who are: 

    • entering Level (Ι) or Level (ΙΙ) of an undergraduate degree programme (not full fee paying) in any Faculty of the University of the West Indies, Mona Campus;
    • not older than 25 years of age at the start of the academic year for which they are applying.

Students are required to: 

    • have high academic performance in at least three (3) subjects at CAPE Units Ι and ΙΙ and either Communication or Caribbean Studies


    • have attained at least a Grade Point Average (GPA) of 3.0 at Level Ι of the UWI examinations;
    • have verifiable financial need;
    • be involved in co-curricular and/or community service activities;
    • possess strong leadership qualities.
Method of Selection: 

Shortlisted candidates will be interviewed by a panel comprising personnel from the Ministry of Education, Principal's Association and the University of the West Indies.


Graduates will be required to serve in Jamaica for a minimum period of two years immediately after graduation. The bonding period will be determined by the Ministry of Finance and subject to the amount of money expended.

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