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Office of Student Financing

Number of Awards: 
Two (2)
$400,000.00 annually
Maximum Tenure: 
Three (3) years

The award is available to students registered in the Undergraduate Degree programme and are:

  • Jamaican nationals;
  • any age;
  • registered in the Faculty of Humanities & Education, Faculty of Science & Technology, or Faculty of Social Sciences.

NB: Preference will be given to an adult returning student, who may have previously dropped out of a degree program due to hardship.


The award will be based on:

  • verifiable financial need. 
  • high academic performance where students must maintain at least 3.0 GPA, although a lower GPA of 2.5 may be acceptable based upon extenuating circumstances.


Method of Selection: 
  • Applicants are short-listed on the basis of performance in Advanced Level GCE/CAPE Examination or University Examination;
  • Candidates would be interviewed by a panel comprising personnel from theUniversity and the donors.
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