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Office of Student Financing

Number of Awards: 
One (1) per annum
J $150,000.00
Maximum Tenure: 
One (1) year

The award is available to: 

  • Jamaican nationals under 30 years old;
  • students who are accepted to pursue a degree programme in the Faculty of Humanities & Education (Literature major) at The UWI, Mona;

The award will be based on: 

  • successful matriculation to the UWI and demonstrattion of a good academic record maintaining at least a B average or a GPA of 3.7;
  • demonstrable leadership qualities;
  • sustained good citizenship/ meet all other requirements of the University pertinent to student behaviour, discipline and performance.
Method of Selection: 

Shortlisted candidates will be interviewed by a panel comprising UWI personnel and the Donor organization. 

Special Requirements: 

All applications should be accompanied by the following documents:

  1. Confirmation of full/part-time enrollment at The UWI;
  2. A one page essay on the Applicant's goals;
  3. Two(2) character references.
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