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Office of Student Financing

Number of Awards: 
One (1)
J $300,000.00
Maximum Tenure: 
Two (2) years

The award is available to: 

  • Jamaican Nationals entering the Fcaulty of Social Sciences and pursuing studies in Hotel Management

PS. In the absence of a suitable candidate from Social Sciences, applicants pursuing studies in Food Technology/Food Chemistry may be considered. 


The award will be based on: 

  • Academic performance based on the results of Year 1 University examinations (at least a GPA of 3.5);
  • Verifiable finanncial need;
  • Active participation in co-curricular activties;
  • Demonstrable leadership qualities, volunteerism and social involvement
Method of Selection: 

Shortlisted candidates will be interviewed by a panel consisting of representatives from Tastee Ltd, UWI & UWIDEF. 


The following terms and conditions apply: 

  • The recipient msut continue to meet all the established criteria to qualify for the award in the subsequent year of tenure;
  • Tastee Ltd maintains first right of employment after completion of the course of study
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