UWI Scholarship Awards

UWI Scholarship Awards

The Annual UWI Scholarship Awards

UWI scholarship awards and bursaries for the current academic year will be open to applicants on the first Monday in February on an annual basis with a deadline date to apply for all awards (unless otherwise stated) at the end of May or the last FRIDAY in MAY annually. 

UWI Scholarship Awards and Bursaries

The following are general guidelines regarding the UWI Scholarship Awards and Bursaries program available for the current academic year:

  • Applications for all UWI scholarship awards will be open on the first  MONDAY  in FEBRUARY.
  • The deadline date to apply for all UWI scholarship awards and bursaries (unless otherwise stated) is the last  FRIDAY in MAY annually. 
  • In order to be considered for any award, a Grade Point Average (GPA) of at least 3.0 (B average) is expected. Some awards may require a higher GPA.
  • The UWI scholarships and awards are available to full-time undergraduate students of the University of the West Indies (unless otherwise stipulated).
  • The applicant should only apply for scholarships/bursaries for which the prescribed criteria are met as indicated on each terms of award. 
  • The required status as indicated on each term of award is as at the current academic year. For example, if the criteria states “must be in level II”, the applicant is expected to be enrolled in level II in the current and next academic year.
  • Students must complete (LEGIBLY), one application form. Please list the awards for which you wish to be considered in order of preference.
  • The completed application form should be submitted to the Office of Student Financing, UWI, Mona Campus. 
  • (N.B. Incomplete application forms will not be collected.)
  • UWI scholarship Awards and bursaries application forms are available here: Download Application Form Here⇓
  • The application process is simple:  How to Apply.

Qualification Criteria

The following are the general conditions which must be met before a favorable consideration will be given to any application under the programme of financial assistance:

  • The applicant must be a full-time undergraduate at the Mona Campus or a Jamaican national who is pursuing a full-time undergraduate programme in the Bahamas.
  • The applicant should be pursuing at least Level 2 of their programme of study. Under special circumstances, applications will be considered from first year students and students who already hold a first degree.
  • The applicant must prove that he/she is unable to meet the maintenance budget as established by the University.
  • The applicant must be able to prove that they have exhausted or been turned down for all other available sources of financing for reasons not connected with non-payment of previous loans.
  • The applicant should have failed no more than one course. In exceptional cases where it can be established that lack of funds has contributed significantly to the poor academic performance, some consideration may be given.


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