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Overview

Number of Awards: 
Five (4) per year
Value: 
USD $2,500.00
Maximum Tenure: 
Three (3) years
Eligibility: 

The award is available to  full time registered students who are: 

  • under 25 years of age
  • pursuing an undegraduate degree in any faculty (preferably in Engineering)
  • from the parishes of St. Catherine, Clarendon, Kingston or St. James (specifically Montego Bay). 
Criteria: 

The award will be based on: 

  • Outstanding academic record (GPA of 3.0 or above for students already enrolled in an undergraduate programme at UWI)
  • Demonstrable financial need
  • Demonstrable community involvement and leadership qualities
Method of Selection: 

Shortlisted candidates will be interviewed by a Committee of evaluators jointly selected by the UWI the Donor. 

Special Requirements: 

Application shall be accompanied by the following documents:

  • UWI application and acceptance letters;
  • CAPE & CXC scores;
  • high school transcript or UWI transcript (in the case of 2nd or 3rd year applicants)
  • one page essay on the applicant's educational goals;
  • two character reference letters;
  • certified copy of birth certificate or registration certificate.
Please Note: 

The successful candidate shall not be the holder or recipient of any other scholarship covering tuition costs

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