Office of the Board for Undergraduate Studies

REGIONAL SCHOLARSHIPS & AWARDEES TESTIMONIALS

The University of the West Indies (UWI) has evolved from a fledgling college in Jamaica with 33 students to a full-fledged, regional University with well over 40,000 students. Today, UWI is the largest, most longstanding higher education provider in the Commonwealth Caribbean, with four campuses in Barbados, Jamaica, Trinidad and Tobago, and the Open Campus. The UWI has faculty and students from more than 40 countries and collaborative links with 160 universities globally; it offers undergraduate and postgraduate degree options in Food & Agriculture, Engineering, Humanities & Education, Law, Medical Sciences, Science and Technology and Social Sciences. UWI’s seven priority focal areas are linked closely to the priorities identified by CARICOM and take into account such over-arching areas of concern to the region as environmental issues, health and wellness, gender equity and the critical importance of innovation.

Since 2010, the UWI is an International competitive, contemporary university, deeply rooted in the Caribbean, committed to creating the best possible future for all its stakeholders.

 

Regional and Campus Specific Scholarships

The UWI awards a number of regional scholarship (university-wide), including the UWI Open Scholarship, and the UWI/CSEC Scholarship, as well as campus-specific scholarships which are available to full-time undergraduate students pursuing a degree programme.  Criteria for these awards include outstanding academic performance, financial need and community involvement.

Regional scholarships are available to CARICOM nationals in any faculty. Continuation of these scholarships is subject to the attainment of at least a 3.0 (B average) cumulative Grade Point Average (GPA), throughout the entire degree programme.

The UWI Open Scholarship covers the full cost of tuition (20% Economic Cost) and maintenance for the duration of the programme of study.

The UWI/CSEC Scholarship is awarded annually to the top nine achievers in the CSEC
Examinations. Awardees must take up the scholarship within three years and matriculate to the University on the basis of his/her Advanced Level/CAPE Examinations or an Associate Degree. The award covers full tuition (20% Economic Cost) and an allowance towards the cost of accommodation and books.

 

University Bursaries

The UWI awards Academic Bursaries on the basis of at least 3.0 (B average) cumulative GPA and Co-curricular Bursaries on the basis of contribution to University life as evidenced by participation in co-curricular activities.

For further information on the regional and campus-specific scholarships, university bursaries, and other means of student financing see the sites listed below.

Mona Campus

www.mona.uwi.edu/osf

Cave Hill Campus

www.cavehill.uwi.edu/studentinfo.htm

St Augustine Campus:

www.sta.uwi.edu

Open Campus:

www.uwi.edu

UWI Open Scholarship:

www.uwi.edu/openscholarship/default.aspx

 
UWI Open Scholarship 2020/2021 Awardees
Name Nationality Faculty  Programme Campus
 Antonette Anderson   Jamaican

Humanities and Education

Journalism Mona
 Ashanae Aris  Jamaican

Social Sciences

Economics Mona
 Marissa Auguste  St. Lucian

Science and Technology

Biology St. Augustine
 Omari Brown  Jamaican

Science and Technology

Actuarial Science Mona
 Shavane Clarke  Jamaican

Science and Technology

Actuarial Science Mona
 Akeem Dawes  Jamaican

Science and Technology

Meteorology Cave Hill
 Velindel Esnard  St Lucia

Science and Technology

Biology and Chemistry St. Augustine
 Amala Evans  Jamaican

Engineering

Civil Engineering Mona
 Alex-Ann Forsythe  Jamaican

Social Sciences

Banking and Finance Mona
 Jean-Marc Granderson   Trinidadian

Engineering

Mechanical Engineering St. Augustine
 Shnyia Hackshaw  Trinidadian

Humanities and Education

Linguistics St. Augustine
 Jessica Lee  Jamaican

Social Sciences 

Accounting Mona
 Jabari Lewis  Barbadian

Social Sciences

Psychology with Political Science Cave Hill
 Justin Lynch  Jamaican

Science and Technology

Acturial Science Mona
 Victoria Maharaj  Trinidadian

Social Sciences

Management Studies Open Campus
 Janice McMaster  Vincentian

Social Sciences

Financial Management Open Campus
 Shereefa McCalla  Jamaican

Social Sciences

Accounting Mona
 Aliyah Mills  Jamaican

Science and Technology

Computer Science Mona
 Danielle Mullings  Jamaican

Science and Technology

Software Engineering Mona
 Sai Nareddi  Jamaican

Medical Sciences

Medicine and Surgery Mona
 Adalia Nembhard  Jamaican 

Law

Law Cave Hill
 Damario Patterson  Jamaican

Law

Law  Mona
 Kerneese Ramjarrie   Trinidadian

Engineering

Petroleum Geoscience St. Augustine
 David Solmon  Jamaican

Social Sciences

Public Policy Mona
 Abigail Sandiford  Barbadian

Social Sciences

Accounting with Finance Cave Hill
 Gregory Slater  Jamaican

Humanities and Education

Integrated Marketing Communication Mona
 Raheem Wilson  Jamaican

Engineering

Software Engineering Mona