Carreras Scholarships

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Carreras Scholarships

Carreras scholarships are offered exclusively by Carreras Jamaica Limited, which is one of Jamaica’s most prolific scholarship provider at the secondary,  undergraduate and graduate levels. Carreras scholarship awards to at least 44 candidates across all levels of tertiary education in Jamaica are made annually at their massive annual national scholarship award ceremony.

Carreras Scholarship Application Criteria

Please download and print the appropriate form to apply for the Carreras scholarships:

Criteria for Application for Carreras’ Post Graduate Scholarship

Carreras Scholarship are valued at JA$1,800,000. This Carreras scholarship is tenable at any recognized university worldwide and can be applied to any field of study.
Applicant must provide:

  • One copy (certified) of your official academic transcript, showing academic background (at least an Upper Second Class degree or equivalent at the time of application) and Extra-Curricular activities at university level
  • Statement of purpose of study
  • Evidence of acceptance for postgraduate studies at a college/university
  • Statement of intention of candidate after course completion
  • One copy (certified) of your birth certificate or other document showing evidence of age and nationality (Passport or Driver’s Licence)
  • One copy of your resume
  • Two Letters of reference
    *Only shortlisted candidates will be interviewed.

THE SUCCESSFUL APPLICANT WILL BE REQUIRED TO GIVE AN UNDERTAKING TO WORK IN JAMAICA FOR AT LEAST THREE (3)YEARS IMMEDIATELY FOLLOWING COMPLETION OF THE COURSE OF STUDY.

APPLICATIONS OPEN APRIL 15 – MAY 31 The completed application form should be returned by no later than Friday, May 31 annually in an envelope clearly labeled:

The Corporate & Regulatory Affairs Department
P.O. Box 100, Twickenham Park
Spanish Town, St. Catherine


Criteria for Application for Carreras’ Community College Scholarships

Applicant must:

  • Be a Jamaican citizen (required to provide copy of ID)
  • Be an enrolled student in any of the institutions noted
  • Produce application letter, completed application form and two references (academic & character)
  • Official Transcript
  • Be in need of financial assistance
  • Have achieved at least a ‘B’ average (GPA of 3.0) in the previous academic year

*Only shortlisted candidates will be interviewed.

List of Community Colleges:

  • Excelsior Community College
  • Brown’s Town Community College
  • Knox Community College
  • Montego Bay Community College
  • Portmore Community College
  • Moneague Community College
  • College of Agriculture, Science and Education

APPLICATIONS OPEN APRIL 15 – MAY 31: The completed application form should be returned by no later than Friday, May 31 annually in an envelope clearly labeled:

Carreras Scholarships for Community Colleges
c/o The Scholarship Coordinator
(Institution)
(Institution’s Address)


Visual and Performing Arts Carerras Scholarships at the Edna Manley College

Applicant must:

  • Be a Jamaican citizen (required to provide copy of ID)
  • Be entering their third-year or final year of study at any of the four schools of the Edna Manley College • Produce application letter, completed application form and two references (academic & character)
  • Official Transcript
  • Be in need of financial assistance
  • Have achieved at least a ‘B’ average (GPA of 3.0) in the previous academic year

Carreras Scholarships for Teachers’ College
Applicant must:

  • Be a Jamaican citizen (required to provide copy of ID)
  • Be an enrolled student in any of the institutions noted
  • Produce application letter, completed application form and two references (academic & character)
  • Official Transcript
  • Be in need of financial assistance
  • Have achieved at least a ‘B’ average (GPA of 3.0) in the previous academic year
    *Only shortlisted candidates will be interviewed.

List of Teachers’ Colleges:

  • St. Joseph’s Teachers’ College
  • Mico University College
  • Shortwood Teachers’ College
  • Church Teachers’ College
  • Sam Sharpe Teachers’ Colleg e
  • Bethlehem Moravian Teachers’ College

APPLICATIONS OPEN APRIL 15 – MAY 31: The completed application form should be returned by no later than Friday, May 31 annually in an envelope clearly labeled:

Carreras Scholarships for Teachers’ Colleges
c/o The Scholarship Coordinator
(Institution)
(Institution’s Address)


Carreras Scholarships and University Bursaries

Applicant must:

  • Be a Jamaican citizen (required to provide copy of ID)
  • Be an enrolled student in any of the institutions noted
  • Produce application letter, completed application form and two references (academic & character)
  • Official Transcript
  • Be in need of financial assistance
  • Have achieved at least a ‘B’ average (GPA of 3.0) in the previous academic year
    *Only shortlisted candidates will be interviewed.

List of Universities:

  • University of the West Indies (UWI-MONA)
  • University of Technology (UTECH)
  • Northern Caribbean University (NCU)
  • University College of the Caribbean (UCC)
  • Hydel University

APPLICATIONS OPEN APRIL 15 – MAY 31: The completed application form should be returned by no later than Friday, May 31 annually in an envelope clearly labeled:

Carreras Bursaries for University Students
c/o The Scholarship Coordinator
(Institution)
(Institution’s Address)


Carreras Scholarships Regional

Applicant must:

  • Be a Jamaican citizen with proof of birth in Cornwall, Middlesex or Surrey
  • Be an enrolled student in any locally recognised university
  • Completed Application form
  • An application letter
  • One copy (certified) of your official academic transcript, with at least a ‘B’ average (GPA of 3.0) in the previous academic year
  • Be in need of financial assistance
  • Two (academic & character) references

*Only shortlisted candidates will be interviewed.

Scholarships are tenable at any locally recognised university and can be applied to any field of study. APPLICATIONS OPEN APRIL 15 – MAY 31: The completed application form should be returned by no later than Friday, May 31 annually in an envelope clearly labeled:

The Corporate and Regulatory Affairs Dept.
Carreras Regional Scholarship
P.O. Box 100, Twickenham Park
St. Catherine

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Also see: National Scholarship Desk | PATH Programme | UWIDEF Scholarships | Tastee Scholarships

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