Financial Information


Upon completion of the Undergraduate online application process, a NON-REFUNDABLE application processing fee is required. The application processing fee must be paid as follows:
1.    Trinidad and Tobago Nationals: TT $90.00
2.    Residents of Common Wealth Caribbean Countries: US $30.00
3.    International applicants: US $30.00

Please select ONE of the following methods of payment:
     I.        Credit Card (Visa and Master Card only). (click here)
    II.        Pay at the bank using Application Processing Fee Payment Form
   III.        Bank Draft /Cheque made payable to “The University of the West Indies”.
   IV.        Pay using the Payment Slip available at any branch of Republic Bank.


1.   Click here to visit the website and follow the step by step instructions for online payment.

2.   Enter your email address

3.   Click on Continue Unregistered link. (DO NOT ENTER any information under Registered Users)

4.   You will receive a confirmation email, when the payment has been processed.

5.    Save/Print confirmation email.

6.   If you do not receive an email your transaction was not successful. (Do not attempt to make the payment more than once.) For further assistance please contact the UWI Bursary at 1 868 662-2002 Ext. 82138 or

7.   Submit the confirmation email long with ALL required supporting documents to:

The Senior Assistant Registrar
Student Affairs (Admissions)
The University of the West Indies
St Augustine Campus
Trinidad & Tobago W.I.



1.   Print the Application Processing Fee Payment Form

2.   Cut the form along the dotted lines. You would now have three (3) copies of the Application Processing Fee Payment Form.

3.   Complete ALL three (3) copies of the Application Processing Fee Payment Form.

4.   Submit the completed forms and payment to any branch of Republic Bank.

5.   Ensure the teller returns two stamped/signed copies of the form to you.

6.   Submit the stamped Application Processing Fee Payment Form and ALL required supporting documents to:

The Senior Assistant Registrar
  Student Affairs (Admissions)
  The University of the West Indies
  St Augustine Campus
  Trinidad & Tobago W.I.


Tuition and Fees

Click here for detailed information on fees applicable to programmes at the St. Augustine Campus .Please note that tuition fees are subject to change and that the University reserves the right to increase tuition fees during your programme of study.


Scholarships and Bursaries

Awards are made primarily on academic merit but some bursaries are based on financial need. These potential sources of income help to supplement your own resources.

Find out more about the Scholarships and Bursaries you can apply for as a prospective or current UWI student.

Find out more about the University Open Scholarship



If you can provide a satisfactory guarantor, commercial bank loans are also available to help meet the cost of your university education. Second and Final year students with a good academic record may have access to a Hardship Loan from the University. Applications for the loan must be made to Division of Student Services and Development.


Government Assistance For Tuition Expenses (GATE)

Under the Government Assistance for Tuition Expenses (GATE) programme, tuition is free for all citizens of Trinidad & Tobago pursuing undergraduate programmes (including distance learning programmes) at any campus of The University of the West Indies; reading for the Legal Education Certificate at the Hugh Wooding Law School in Trinidad, the Norman Manley Law School in Jamaica or the Eugene Dupuch Law School in The Bahamas.

Students pursuing programmes at postgraduate level will be eligible for grants to cover 50% of tuition costs.

Students who receive free tuition will be required to serve the country by working in the public or private sector in Trinidad and Tobago, upon completion of the approved programme. The students must sign an Agreement to work for stipulated periods. Should any student be unable to fulfil his obligation, the assistance received through the GATE programme will have to be refunded to the Government of Trinidad and Tobago..

For more information on the GATE programme, you should visit the website


Work / Study Programme

Registered students may seek employment in various departments of the University, for e.g. the Bookshop, Library, Administration and so on. Such employment is limited to a few hours per week.

You must register with Division of Student Services and Development to participate in this programme.