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Graduate Student Opportunities

Government of Jamaica Emancipation Postgraduate Scholarship

They are looking for candidates with at least an Upper Second Class honours degree or its equivalent from a recognized University. Candidates must be pursuing postgraudate studies at the UWI Mona, Cave Hill or St Augustine campuses in one of the following areas: Applied technology in Agriculture, Information Technology, Environmental Studies or Mathematics.

In addition candidates must download the application form from the Ministry's website, complete and submit with supporting documents to the Office of Graduate Studies and Research, Cave Hill, Mona or St Augustine Campuses, University of the West Indies in order for their applications to be processed.

The deadline is June 30, 2021.

Japanese Government (MEXT) Scholarship 

We are looking for eligible students (Doctor course and Master course) who will contribute to the research areas of dynamical and statistical downscaling, regional climate, WCRP CORDEX international activities in Asia.

Applicants must have demonstrated excellent academic achievement with a grade point average (GPA) of 2.3(out of 3.0) or above in the last two academic years. 

Eligible applicants should complete and send the application form:

to the following email (Professor Koji Dairaku)

by: November 13, 2020.

Other Important Information

Information for International Students

Application Guidelines

How to Calculate your GPA for MEXT

Important Dates

Application Deadline (PDF): November 13, 2020

Application Deadline (Mail): November 20, 2020

Document review and Oral Examination (online): November 24-27, 2020

CCRIF-UWI Scholarship


CCRIF-SPC offers both undergraduate and postgraduate scholarships. Applications for these scholarships are available from The UWI’s scholarship offices and should also be submitted through these offices.

Application Deadline (new): June 15, 2020



Summer Internship Programme

The Government of Antigua and Barbuda's Department of Environment (DOE) is extending a summer internship offer. The aim of the internship is to meet concrete outputs and targets of the programs and projects of the DOE and to provide students with real life experience in the demanding field of environment.

Additional Information can be found here

General areas for Internship

The Data Management Unit (DMU) is offering internship positions for the following areas:
a. Monitoring & Evaluation (M&E)
b. Data and IT
c. Geographic Information Systems (GIS) 
d. LAP Data Collectors 

The closing date is the 3oth of April 2020.

Study in Ireland

Ireland is offering three new scholarships to Small Island Developing States in each of the Pacific and Caribbean regions for Masters level studies in Ireland in the academic year 2020/2021, in courses relevant to addressing climate change, the blue economy and associated challenges.

Applications for the scholarships are open on the Fellowships website:

Full information is available in the Guidance Note which, together with the Directory of Courses and Application Form, is at the bottom of the page - they are visible on ticking the “meet eligibility” box.

Here are the eligible countries:

Pacific region: Fiji, Kiribati, Marshall Islands, Federated States of Micronesia, Nauru, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Timor-Leste, Tonga, Tuvalu, Vanuatu.

Caribbean: Antigua & Barbuda, Belize, Cuba, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Grenada, Guyana, Haiti, Jamaica, Saint Lucia, St Vincent & the Grenadines, Suriname.

The closing date is the 31st of January 2020.

Grants & Fellowships: October 2019 

Please click the link below for a list of the above opportunities for Staff, Graduate and Finalizing students.

 Grants and Fellowships: October 2019



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