University College of the Caribbean Scholarships Directory

University College of the Caribbean scholarships

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University College of the Caribbean Scholarships Directory

UCC Foundation

Descriptions of University College of the Caribbean scholarships, micro loans and work-study programs are found on this page. Scholarships are open to students in any field of study offered by the University College of the Caribbean LOCAL programs only. All available scholarships have criteria for recipient applicants. Criteria are restricted as defined. Receipt of any award listed in this section is subject to the availability of funds.

Application Forms

All interested students must have received an acceptance letter from the UCC Registrar Office before an application for scholarship can be submitted. The University College of the Caribbean Scholarships application should be submitted DIRECTLY to 34 Old Hope Road, Kingston 5. Application forms are available at 34 Old Hope Road, Kingston 5, or any of our outreach centers. They can also be requested by email from the Foundation Office at 665-3964 or by email at schoalrships@ucc.edu.jm

Continuing UCC students wishing to be considered for the University College of the Caribbean scholarships listed on this page must have a copy of their most recent transcript to accompany the application form. Applicants MUST disclose current income sources.

Deadlines and Notification

For all types of financial assistance, priority consideration will be given to applicants whose application has been received and who have been admitted to UCC by June 30th. LATE applications will be accepted and considered for the second round of awards offered in January of each year. The University College of the Caribbean scholarships offered in January are limited, so every attempt should be made to submit applications in a timely manner.

Applicants and parents of applicants are encouraged to estimate their previous year income data, if necessary. Applicants who file on time will be notified of award prior to the beginning of Fall registration.

Students’ Expected Earnings

All students who apply for financial assistance are expected to work and to save a major portion of their earnings to apply against the coming academic year’s expenses, or to secure adequate financing on their own.

Satisfactory Academic Progress

All students receiving financial assistance are expected to establish and maintain satisfactory academic performance. For continued eligibility students must meet all of the following: A minimum cumulative GPA (under Graduates) of 3.0; each student must complete 85% of all credit hours attempted and must meet graduation requirements in no more than the average length of their program.

Students may submit a written appeal to the Office of the Dean of Academic Affairs for reinstatement of their aid if exceptional conditions exist that prevent them from meeting the requirements.

Requirement for Proof of High School Graduation

Students must provide proof of high school graduation before aid may be disbursed, even though this may not be a requirement for admission. Proof should be attached to application form.

Electronic Communications

The University College of the Caribbean Scholarships’ Web page is found at: http://www.ucc.edu.jm Email:scholarships@ucc.edu.jm


University College of the Caribbean scholarships Directory


First Generation

Applicants of the University College of the Caribbean Scholarships – First Generation must be a first generation family member to seek higher education, demonstrate financial need and high academic performance. Applicant should provide a written essay of the importance of attaining higher education and the difference it will make in their life.

  • Provided by: UCC
  • Number of Awards: 04
  • Value: $115,000 each
  • Information: Customer Services 17 Worthington Ave., Kingston 5 Tel: 665-3000
  • Email: scholarships@ucc.edu.jm
  • Deadline: June 30th annually

Winston I. Adams
Applicant must have attended Vere Technical School for at least two years and be a graduate of Vere Technical School who ranks in the top ten academic performers of the current graduating class.

  • Provided by: UCC
  • Number of Awards: 02
  • Value: $235,000
  • Selected by: UCC Committee
  • Information: Vere Technical Guidance Counselor or UCC Customer Services,17 Worthington Ave., Kgn 5 Tel: 665-3000
  • Email: scholarships@ucc.edu.jm
  • Deadline: June 30th

The Geraldine Adams’ Hope
Priority will given to an Applicant who is or has been a resident of a Girls’ home in any of the parishes that UCC has a campus center; be a high school graduate meeting normal matriculation requirements for any Certificate or diploma/Degree programme, and must have recommendation letters from the Home, as well as, her high school. Applicant must provide a written essay describing her purpose for continuing education and plans for future development. If no such candidate applies, young women facing extreme circumstances would be considered.

  • Provided by: UCC
  • Number of Awards: 02
  • Value: $150,000 each
  • Selected by: UCC Committee
  • Information: Customer Services, 17 Worthington Ave., Kgn 5 Tel: 665-3000
  • Email: scholarships@ucc.edu.jm | Deadline: June 30th

Helping Hand
An applicant whose education has been interrupted by temporary difficulties and who finds it necessary to resume studies due to the changing demands in their lives. Applicant must demonstrate a financial need for assistance with their educational expenses to improve their marketable skills. Preference will be given to heads of households and proven academic achievers.

  • Provided by: UCC
  • Value: $50,000
  • Selected by: UCC Committee
  • Information: Customer Services 17 | Deadline: June 30th

Pathfinders
Applicant should be a recent high school graduate or UCC Diploma graduate; qualify for entry into Lower Level Bachelors Degree Program; demonstrate a high level of financial need, strong leadership skills and previous involvement with either UCC student programs or in the case of NEW students, strong involvement in community, or church activities.

  • Provided by: UCC NUMBER OF AWARDS: 02
  • Value: $100,000
  • Selected by: UCC Committee
  • Information: Customer Services, 17 Worthington Ave., Kingston 5 Tel: 665-3000
  • Email: scholarships@ucc.edu.jm | Deadline: June 30th

Our Children/Our Future
Applicants must be children of UCC employees, recent high school graduates with a GPA of 3.0 or higher, under the age of 21 yrs. UCC employees must have been hired for a minimum of two years and be in good employment standing.

  • Provided by: UCC
  • Number of Awards: 02
  • Value: $150,000 each
  • Selected by: UCC Human Resource Department
  • Information: Human Resource Manager 17 Worthington Ave. Kingston 5 Tel: 665-3000
  • Email: hr@ucc.edu.jm | Deadline: June 30th

Trailblazers
Applicant should be a continuing student in a UCC Bachelor Degree Program with a GPA of 3.0 minimum; demonstrate financial need, leadership qualities and involvement in UCC student services and programs.

  • Provided by: UCC
  • Number of Awards: 02
  • Value: $100,000
  • Selected by: UCC Committee
  • Information: Customer Services 17 Worthington Ave., Kingston 5 Tel: 665-3000
  • Email: scholarshhips@ucc.edu.jm | Deadline: June 30th

AIR/Miracle Club
Applicant must be an active member of the Miracle Club. After giving a certain amount of service that is substantive of measurable a scholarship is awarded which is determined by Dr. Henley Morgan (President of the Miracle Club)

  • Provided by: UCC
  • Number of Awards: Varies
  • Value: 65-85%
  • Selected by: UCC Committee
  • Information: Agency for Inner-city Renewal (A.I.R) 85 West Road, Kingston 12. Tel: 967-1119/1123.

Horace Roberts Ethics Award
This scholarship is provided in memory of Horace Roberts, a former UCC Lecturer. It is available to applicants enrolling in the Human Resource Degree programme. Applicants may be new or continuing students, male or female, demonstrate high academic standards and financial need.

  • Provided by: UCC
  • Number of Awards: 01
  • Value: J$40,000
  • Selected by: UCC Committee and Mrs. Kathleen Roberts
  • Information: Customer Services 17 Worthington, Kingston 5, Tel: 665-3000
  • Email: scholarships@ucc.edu.jm | Deadline: June 30th

Janet Davis Lindsay Memorial
This scholarship is offered in memory of former Dean of Local Programmes, Janet Davis Lindsay. This award is open to any applicant who is currently enrolled in a UCC local programme, and who through no fault of their own, find themselves unable to complete payment of their degree programme. This award is meant to be the helping hand to carry the student forward during a brief, but challenging time. Applicant must be in good academic standing and able to provide proof of hardship.

  • Provided by: UCC
  • Number of Awards: Varies
  • Value: Varies
  • Selected by: UCC Committee
  • Information: Customer Services 17 Worthington Ave., Kingston 5
  • Email: scholarships@ucc.edu.jm | Deadline: June 30th

UCC SPECIFIC GROUPS

Founders’ Day
Applicant must be a member of Andrew’s Memorial Seventh Day Adventist Church. Applicant may be a new, re-entry, or a continuing student. Recipient will be assessed according to financial need and previous academic history. Award is for local programs-tuition only.

  • Provided by: UCC
  • Number of Awards: 02
  • Value: Up to $200,000 per annum
  • Selected by: Andrews Memorial S.D.A. Education Committee and then referred to the UCC Committee
  • Information: Dr. Novie Younger 27 Hope Road, Kingston 10 Tel: 977-0746 or 920-5281
  • Email: mailto:novie.younger@uwimona.edu.jm | Deadline: June 30th

Inner-City Youth Opportunity
Applicant must be enrolled in the Youth Leadership Training Program hosted by the Jamaican Chamber of Commerce Inner-City Development Committee; top male and female demonstrate strong leadership skills and community involvement. Preference will be given to candidates under the age of 21 years. Recipients are chosen based on grades and interview scores.

  • Value: $48,000– $88,000 each
  • Selected by: JCC and UCC
  • Information: Jamaica Chamber of Commerce or UCC CEMMS Department 17 Worthington Terrace, Kingston 5. Tel: 935-0999/935-0043
  • Email: executiveed@ucc.edu.jm | Deadline: Varies

Melbourne Cricket Group

This scholarship will be awarded to members of the Melbourne Cricket Club. Applicants should be enrolled in an Associate Degree Program with a GPA of 3.0 minimum.

  • Provided by: UCC/Melbourne Cricket Club
  • Number of Awards: Two
  • Value: up to 85% of tuition

VMBS
Applicant should be a continuing student in a UCC Bachelor Degree Program with a GPA of 3.0 minimum; demonstrate financial need, leadership qualities and involvement in UCC student services and programs.

  • Provided by: VMBS
  • Number of Awards: 3
  • Value: Varies
  • Selected by: UCC and VMBS
  • Information: 34 Old Hope Road Kingston5 | Email: scholarships@ucc.edu.jm

Carreras
Applicant must be a Jamaican citizen with proof of birth in Cornwall, Middlesex or Surrey. Applicant must also be an enrolled student in any locally recognized 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
  • Must be in need of financial assistance
  • Should provide two (academic & character) references.
  • Information: 34 Old Hope Road Kingston5 | Email: scholarships@ucc.edu.jm

Digicel’s Scholarship Award
This scholarship will be awarded to 3nd and 4th year students pursuing degrees in the discipline of Information Technology and Business Administration. Student must have a GPA of 3.3; demonstrate participation in extracurricular activities and should not be the recipient of any other scholarship.

  • Provided by: Digicel
  • Number of Awards: 3
  • Value: $145,000.00
  • Selected by: UCC and Digicel
  • Information: 34 Old Hope Road Kgn 5 | Email: scholarships@ucc.edu.jm

Paul Chavannes
Applicant must have been a member of COK for at least two years, or the child of a member of COK. The candidate is also required t have completed at least one year of a full time or two years of a part time program in management studies at any of the universities (UCC, UWI, UTECH, or NCU)

  • Provided by: COK
  • Number of Awards: 13
  • Value: $75,000 each
  • Selected by: COK
  • Information: City of Kingston Cooperative Credit Union Ltd. Tel: 935-0993 or 935-0960
  • Email: scholarships@ucc.edu.jm  | Deadline: June 30th; Nov. 30th

Trevor Blake
University College of the Caribbean Scholarships Applicants for the Trevor Blake scholarship program must be pursuing a degree in Management Studies, Banking Finance or Accounts. Applicant must have been an employee, a member of COK for at least two years, or the child of a member of COK.

  • Provided by: COK
  • Number of Awards: Varies
  • Value: $50,000.00 Per annum for two years
  • Information: City of Kingston Cooperative Credit Union Ltd.
  • Tel: 665-3000 | Email: scholarships@ucc.edu.jm

First Heritage Co-operative Credit Union
Applicant must be an active member of FHC for at least 6 months and must have maintained at least a 3.0 average. Applicants should also be involved in community projects or exemplify leadership skills in clubs, associations or any other civic institution. Two (2) written references must be submitted to verify applicant’s involvement in projects. Applicant must not be the recipient of any other current University College of the Caribbean Scholarships opened to Final year Business Management /Administration students.


Path Program
To qualify applicants must be individuals in PATH families, pursuing a Bachelor Degree programme at an accredited tertiary institution (Universities and Colleges). Candidates must have a minimum GPA of 3.0. The student must be in the second to the fourth year of study. The individual must have received a PATH benefit while in high school.

  • Provided by: Ministry of Labour and Social Security
  • Number of Awards: 63
  • Value: $100,000.00
  • Selected by: Ministry Of Labour Information: 34 Old Hope Road, Kingston 5.
  • Email:scholarships@ucc.edu.jm

The Gift of Education
Friends and Family are able to purchase a voucher in order to assist an individual with the gift of education. Vouchers could be purchased for any amount and will be used towards the student’s tuition.
The gift certificate is not redeemable for cash, but is transferrable and valid for a period of two years from the date of issuance. It can only be used to offset expenses associated with your student account.

  • Information: Customer Services 17 Worthington Ave., Kingston 5
  • Telephone: 665-3000
  • Email: scholarships@ucc.edu.jm
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University College of the Caribbean Scholarships Directory
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University College of the Caribbean Scholarships Directory
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University College of the Caribbean Scholarships Directory opportunities are open to qualified applicants on an annual basis, deadline June 30th every year. These scholarships are open to new and returning students.
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