Annual 2017 UWI Scholarships and Bursaries
Academic Year (2017/2018)
The annual University of West Indies – 2017 UWI scholarships and bursaries programmes includes some of Jamaica’s most prestigious and valuable scholarship opportunities offered by some leading local companies, organizations, foundations, family offices and other individual donors.
It is our pleasure to share and encourage you, our student members to start preparing and apply early for these UWI scholarships and bursaries in conjunction with your enrollment applications (for new students). For our returning students, while you prepare for the spring break and semester finals….. these scholarship application are also a must to cover tuition for the 2017/2018 academic year.
The 2017 UWI Scholarships and Bursaries Guidelines
The following are general guidelines regarding the 2017 UWI Scholarships and Bursaries available to new and returning students for the academic year 2017/2018:
- Applications should be open WEDNESDAY FEBRUARY 1, 2017.
- The deadline date to apply for all UWI scholarships and bursaries is usually (unless otherwise stated) WEDNESDAY MAY 31, 2017.
- In order to be considered for any award, a Grade Point Average (GPA) of at least 3.0 (B average) is expected. Some awards may require a higher GPA.
- The awards are available to full-time undergraduate students of the University of the West Indies (unless otherwise stipulated).
- The applicant should only apply for scholarships/bursaries for which the prescribed criteria are met as indicated on each terms of award.
- The required status as indicated on each term of award is as at the academic year 2017/2018. For example, if the criteria states “must be in level II”, the applicant is expected to be enrolled in level II in the 2017/2018 academic year.
- Students must complete (LEGIBLY), one application form. Please list the awards for which you wish to be considered in order of preference.
- The completed application form should be submitted to the Office of Student Financing, the University of the West Indies, Mona Campus.
- (N.B. Incomplete application forms will not be collected.)
You are advised to visit the 2017 UWI Scholarships and Bursaries awards webpage frequently on www.scholarshipjamaica.com and on the universities website, as updates will be done periodically.