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Office of Student Financing

Number of Awards: 
Four (4)
J$250,000 (2 awards), J$125,000 (2 awards)
Maximum Tenure: 
One (1) year

The award is available to Jamaica Nationals or students of Jamaican parentage who are:


    • Full time student registered in all Faculties EXCEPT Medical Sciences;
    • Entering LEVEL (year) 2 or 3 of study;

The award will be based on:


    • high academic performance in the last academic year's University examinations (at least a GPA of 3.3);
    • Verifiable financial need.
Method of Selection: 

Short-listed candidates will be interviewed by a committee comprising personnel from the University and the Donor Committee


The recipients are required to complete 100 hours or 50 hours of voluntary services with the UWI Development and Endowmnet Fund (UWIDEF) or any organization within the UWI community.

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