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Number of Awards: 
Twenty (20) per year (including continuing awardees)
Up to USD $10,000.00
Maximum Tenure: 
Three (3) years

The award is available to Jamaican nationals at the Mona Campus who are: 

  • under 25 years of age;
  • pursuing an undergraduate degree full-time in an engineering discipline in the Faculty of Engineering.

The award will be based on: 

  • academic performance based on the results of the previous academic year University exams (GPA of at least 3.0);
  • demonstrable financial need;
  • involvement in co-curricular activities;
  • demonstrable community involvement or leadership qualities.
Method of Selection: 

Shortlisted candidates will be interviewed by a panel comprising personnel from the University and Donor Agency.


The following Terms & Conditions apply:

  • The recipient must continue to pursue the course of study for which the scholarship was awarded.
  • If the recipient opts to take a gap year, candidate will forego eligibility for automatic scholarship renewal as stated under ‘Criteria.’
Special Requirements: 

Applications will be accompanied by the following documents:

  • UWI scholarship application;
  • most recent University transcript (returning students);
  • CAPE & CSEC scores and high school transcript (new students);
  • University acceptance letter (new students);
  • one page (at least 300 words) essay on the candidate’s educational and career goals.
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