Jamaica Bilateral Cuba Scholarship for Medical Study Abroad in Cuba 2022

Applications are invited for Cuba Scholarship Undergraduate & Postgraduate studies under the Jamaica/Cuba Medical Scholarship Programme.
Applications are invited for Cuba Scholarship Undergraduate & Postgraduate studies under the Jamaica/Cuba Medical Scholarship Programme.

The Government of Cuba invites applications from interested persons wishing to pursue Undergraduate and Postgraduate studies in Cuba under the Jamaica/Cuba Bilateral Scholarship Programme commencing February 2023 and managed by the Ministry of Finance and Public Service.


Click on the following scholarship application resource documents below for additional information:


7 SCHOLARSHIPS AVAILABLE || APPLICATION DEADLINE IS OCTOBER 22, 2022

Cuba/Jamaica Bilateral Scholarship 2022 Disciplines

  • Four (4)  scholarships to pursue Medicine studies
  • One (1) scholarship for bachelor’s degree in Nursing, corresponding to the bachelor’s degrees in Health Technologies
  • Two (2) postgraduate Medical studies only for graduates from Cuban medical schools (see annex for specialized areas)

Eligibility – Candidates for undergraduate and Masters scholarships:

  • Be Jamaican under the age of 25 years old
  • Have at least two {2} “A” Levels or CAPE Units I & II in Biology, Chemistry  and Physics
  • Have English at least at the CXC level
  • Submit certified copies of academic certificates and transcript, school record, school leaving certificate, police record
  • Health certificate including HIV test  results, a non-pregnancy test (females)
  • Personal Letter of Request indicating community involvement and leadership
  • References, School or Community Leader
  • copy of Birth Certificate & TRN
  • Submit a certified copy of Birth Certificate & TRN
  • Submit certificated copy of pages of national passport   { Passport should not expire before April 30, 2029 }
  • Submit ten (10) passport size  photographs

Candidates for postgraduate scholarships

  • Be Jamaicans under the age of 35
  • Have a Degree in General Medicine from a University in Cuba and be interested in specializing in the indicated areas.
  • Submit certified copies of academic certificates and transcripts
  • Submit a certified copy of Birth Certificate & TRN
  • Submit certificated copy of pages of national passport   { Passport should not expire before April 30, 2029 }
  • Submit ten (10) passport size photograph

Benefits:

  • Tuition
  • Accommodation 
  • Stipend
  • Meals
  • Study materials
  • Medical Insurance

Obligation

Successful candidates will be required to:

  • Pay their airfare to and from Cuba
  • Supplement at least four (4) months allowance for preparatory year
  • Sign a bond agreement at Ministry of Finance and the Public Service prior to departure
  • Agree to return to work in Jamaica for at least five (5) years to contribute to economic and social development

Application Procedure

Applications must be done in duplicates.

Application forms are AVAILABLE ONLINE at: www.mof.gov.jm/scholarships

or

Scholarships and Assistance Unit

Ministry of Finance and Public Service

1st Floor, Block “G”, 30 National Heroes Circle, Kingston 4

Telephone 922-8600-12 , 932-5010, 932-5026, 932-5080, 932-5006

Email: scholarships@mof.gov.jm


Please print and submit both copies along with the required documents to the Ministry of Finance and the Public Service – Scholarship & Assistance Unit (see address above).

CLOSING DATE FOR APPLICATIONS IS

Friday October 14, 2022 AT 3:00 P.M.

APPLICATION FORMS PRESENTED AFTER THE DEADLINE WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED


APPLICATION FORMS PRESENTED AFTER THE DEADLINE WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED
ONLY SHORTLISTED APPLICANTS WILL BE CONTACTED

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Cuba/Jamaica Bilateral Scholarship 2022
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Cuba/Jamaica Bilateral Scholarship 2022
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The Government of Cuba invites applications from interested persons wishing to pursue Undergraduate and Postgraduate studies in Cuba under the Jamaica/Cuba Scholarship Programme commencing February 2023.