Jamaican Government Scholarships in Mathematics and Science, 2017
The Ministry of Education, Youth and Information (MEYI) in collaboration with the Mico University College is offering scholarships in Mathematics and Science for Jamaican students. These scholarships in Mathematics and Science will be awarded to 500 suitably qualified persons interested to teach mathematics and science.
The aim of the scholarship is to boost the cadre of Mathematics and Science teachers.
The Ministry of Education (MoE) is the government entity responsible for the management and administration of public education in Jamaica. Its mission is to provide quality care and education in an innovative, inclusive and enabling environment thereby creating socially conscious and productive Jamaicans.
The Ministry of Education was first established in 1953, as the Ministry of Education and Social Welfare. Currently, the MoE carries out the Government of Jamaica’s mandate of ensuring a system which secures quality education and training of all citizens of Jamaica in order to optimise individual and national development.
The MoE provides the avenue for enrichment and upward mobility of our people though education. The organisation is one of Jamaica’s largest public entities and is comprised presently of 11 agencies, six Regional Offices, and a central office with approximately 40 units which fall under 5 divisions.
Course Level: Scholarships are to study the program offered by the Mico University College.
Study Subject: Scholarships are offered in the field of mathematics and science.
Scholarship Award: The scholarships in Mathematics and Science will cover full tuition, support for boarding where needed, and a stipend to assist with the cost of books and other supplies.
Scholarship can be taken in Jamaica
Eligibility: To qualify, students should satisfy the following requirements: passes in Caribbean Secondary Education Certificate (CSEC) Mathematics and English; Grade one or two at CSEC or levels one or two at the Caribbean Vocational Qualification (CVQ) or National Vocational Qualification of Jamaica (NVQJ) in the subjects they will be prepared to teach, and passes in the subject(s) of choice at the Caribbean Advanced Proficiency Examination (CAPE) one or two.
Nationality: Applicants from Jamaica can apply for these scholarships.
How to Apply: Interested individuals should submit their applications along with scanned examination certificates from the respective examining bodies to register-at-themico.edu.jm,
Application Deadline: The application deadline is July 22 annually.