DunnCox Scholarship for Law


DunnCox scholarship for Law is available at the University of the West Indies CaveHill Campus to qualified 2nd and 3rd year students.

DunnCox  Scholarship for Law

The DunnCox scholarship for law is on of the many scholarships offered by the University of the West Indies Development  Endowment Fund (UWIDEF).

UWIDEF has successfully collaborated with the UWI Mona Office of Student Financing (OSF) to consistently award scholarships brokered by UWIDEF since 1990.

For the academic year 2017/2018 thirty (30) awards are available spanning a wide cross-section of academic fields. These  Scholarships and Bursaries are available out of the UWIDEF office each with their own requirement specified by the donor and approved by the Office of Student Financing.

Things to note when applying for the Scholarships and Bursaries brokered by UWIDEF:

  1. Applications must be made through the Office of Student Financing unless otherwise stated.
    Office of Student Financing (OSF)

    The University of the West Indies Campus Mona, Jamaica
    (876) 935-8315 | [email protected] | http://myspot.mona.uwi.edu/osf/
  2. Each recipient will participate in a photo shoot for Public Relations purposes. If this is not feasible, for example Law students currently at the Cavehill Campus, the recipients must submit a high resolution photograph appropriate for publications.  Please note that this is separate from and does not omit the requirement to provide a passport sized photograph as part of the application process.
  3. Each scholarship or bursary recipient will be expected to write a letter of gratitude to the Donor of this award and provide an academic resume.
  4. Each scholarship or bursary recipient is required to attend the UWIDEF Annual Donor Recognition and Scholarship Awards event to formally receive the award and interact with the donors.  Recipients who are at campuses outside of Jamaica may send a representative to the event.  Outside of critical emergencies there are no exceptions to this provision.

Value:                                            $125,000
Tenable in:                                        Faculty of Law, Cave Hill Campus

Programme:                                     Law
Year of study:                                  2nd & 3rd year
Number of awards:                         1 (Annual)
Maximum Tenure:                           2 years

DunnCox  Scholarship Criteria

Minimum GPA 3.0, Jamaican nationals who successfully complete the first year of the LL.B programme at the University of the West Indies                         

About the Donor:

DunnCox (formerly Dunn, Cox, Orett and Ashenheim) is one of Jamaica’s and the Caribbean’s leading law firms.  A member of the UWI Development and Endowment Fund Century Club since 1999, Duncoxx is one of the earliest members.  The Century Club is made up of enlightened and committed individuals, associations and companies who understand the need and value of the University of the West Indies, and who contributed a minimum of J$1 Million to the Fund.  The contribution from Dunncox was used to create a scholarship endowment which has supported academic excellence in Law

DunnCox scholarship for Law is available at the University of the West Indies CaveHill Campus to qualified 2nd and 3rd year students.
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