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Number of Awards: 
One (1)
Maximum Tenure: 
Two (2) years

The award is available to:


    • Jamaican Nationals entering the second year of studies in the Faculty of Social Sciences and pursuing studies in Accounting & Management.
    • Entering levels two (2) or three of the programme.

The award will be based on:


    • Academic performance based on the results of Year I University examinations (at least a GPA of 3.3);
    • Verifiable financial need;
    • Active participation in co-curricular activities;
    • 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 & Condition apply:


    • The recipient must 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;
    • Participation in an internship programme at Tastee Ltd;
    • Participation in facility tours, meetings and other forms of engagement with Tastee Ltd.
Please Note: 

Forfeiture of any of the Terms and Conditions will require full repayment of the scholarship funds remitted on the recipient's behalf.

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