The UWI Toronto Gala Scholarship

UWI Toronto Gala Scholarship

Number of UWI Toronto Gala Scholarship Award(s): Twelve (12).

Value: CAN$3,000
Maximum Tenure: One (1) year
Deadline: July 31

Eligibility for UWI Toronto Gala Scholarship

The UWI Toronto Gala Scholarship award is available to Jamaican Nationals who are registered full-time in the Faculty of Medical Sciences, Science and Technology, Humanities & Education & Social Sciences; and entering level two (2) of their B.Sc. degree programme.

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The UWI Gala Scholarship award is based on:

  • Maintenance of a high level of academic performance (GPA of 3.0 or above);
  • Demonstrable involvement in co-curricular activities;
  • Verifiable financial need.
Method of Selection

The successful UWI Toronto Gala Scholarship candidate(s) will be selected by a Committee comprising personnel from the Donor and U.W.I.

Special Requirements

Applicants applying for more than one award should submit a SEPARATE application form when applying for this scholarship. The applications can be submitted on the same form as AFUWI Scholarships. Additionally, review the latest scholarships from at the UWI at any time by clicking The Latest Scholarships on offer!

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The following are general guidelines regarding Scholarships and Bursaries available for the each academic year:

Applications for the 2020/2021 academic year will open June 1, 2020 (due to the effects of COVID-19) and close on the last working day of July 2020 (unless otherwise stated)

In order to be considered for any award, a Grade Point Average (GPA) of at least 3.0 (B average) is expected by most Donors; some awards may require a higher GPA and a few may accept a minimum GPA of 2.7.

The 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. 

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The required status as indicated on each term of award is the academic year that the student will next be registered. For example, if the criteria states “must be in level II”, the applicant is expected to be enrolled in level I at the time of applying.

Incomplete application forms will not be processed. The completed application form should be submitted to the Office of Student Financing, UWI, Mona Campus along with any supporting documents required by the stated deadline. 

Incorrect information provided on the application may be grounds for the application to be rejected.

You are advised to visit the awards webpage frequently, as updates will be done periodically.

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