The Mico University College Guild’s Grant
The Mico University Welfare Committee; The Office of the Vice Presidents is pleased to announce the Mico University Guilds Grant for the academic year 2018-2019, valued at J$30,000 per student.
The Mico Guild’s Grant 2018-2019 is now open for qualified applications. The Grant deadline is November 11, 2016. Application forms for the Mico Guild’s Grant can be collected at the Mico University College office of Alumni and Development or the office of the Vice President.
Applications were open October 28, 2017 and forms are available at the office Alumni and the office of the Vice President.
Mico University Guilds Grant Criteria for application
- Completed application form and two references (academic and character)
- Official transcript and progress report (2nd – 4th year)
- Be in need of financial assistance
- Have achieved at least a B (GPA 3.0) in the previous academic year (2nd – 4th year)
The Mico University Guilds Grants will be allocated to both day and evening students. Additionally, first year students are eligible for application.
About the Mico University Financial Aid Programs
Although students register for classes through the Registrar’s Office, you are eligibility to register for courses are affected by your financial standing. All students registered at The Mico University College have a financial obligation and must satisfy this obligation to be able to attend classes, use facilities and participate in activities.
A student is responsible for his/her tuition and other fees upon registration. If the student is on scholarship or his/her fees are being paid by a third party, the student is responsible to ensure that these funds are paid over to The Mico University College.
Each successful applicant is required to pay at least 50% of the fees for the first semester, by the last working day in July, and the other 50% by the first day of registration. The dates for registration for Semester II and III will be posted on the Campus notice boards.
The Mico University College participates in several programmes designed to assist students in the paying of their fees. These include JAMVAT, NYS and Students’ Loan Bureau. Scholarships are also available for qualified students. Information on scholarships can be found in the Student Services section of the Handbook.
Mico University College Guilds Student Governance
Student governance at The Mico University is rooted in democratic principles and the student society representing the gathering of the total body of students is known as the “Guild of Students”.
The executive committee of the Guild of Students (referred to as the Guild Council) and all other levels of student leadership are elected once each year by secret ballot. All registered students of the University College are members of the Guild of Students. All have the right to vote in those elections. However, students in the Preliminary year and in year one (1) of their academic programme of study are not eligible to stand as candidates for election to any position of leadership in the Guild or in the Halls of Residence.
Student governance gives every student the opportunity to practice and develop leadership skills while representing their peers and contributing to the development of the University College and student life. Students involved in student governance have the opportunity to interact both with Administration and Academia in a collaborative manner to improve and strengthen the institution. The Guild of Students is represented at the highest level of institutional governance and its leaders are accorded all legal rights and respect.
The activities of the Guild and its leadership are governed by the Statutes and Regulations of the University College and particular emphasis is placed on openness and accountability.
Official University College Functions
Special functions are an integral part of the University College programme. All students are required to attend and participate in these functions. As a training institution, the University College, through its functions, provides opportunities for students to learn both from observing procedures and through direct involvement.
Among the University College functions are:-
- General Assembly (once weekly)
- Service of Matriculation and Consecration – September
- Mico Week Activities
- Annual Founder’s Day Service
- Valedictory Service
- Annual Presentation Ceremony