The Trinidad & Tobago Fund was launched in April 1989 with its primary objective being the establishment of a Development and Endowment Fund which will enable the University to provide:
Scholarships at the undergraduate and post-graduate levels to promote academic excellence, to alleviate the hardship of deserving students and to facilitate student interchange between the Campuses of the University.
Funding of research in selected areas.
Endowment of Chairs and Lectureship in key disciplines.
Funding of capital projects.
The fund is managed by a committee comprising a Chairman and members representing Businesses, the U.W.I. Alumni and the University.
Her Royal Highness Princess Anne, The Princess Royal, is Patron of the Fund.