Application Guidelines

Applicants should note that SECTION A and SECTION B are both compulsory sections. You must fill out these areas before your application is complete. Please fill out all the required fields (marked with an *). If you leave any of the required fields blank, the system will give you an error message when you attempt to submit your application. Your application must be completed in one sitting as an incomplete submission will not be acknowledged.

All supporting documents for applications based on Financial Need and/or participation in Extra-Curricular activities Statement must be submitted to the Customer Service Representatives, 1st Floor (Middle Floor), Division of Student Services and Development, Student Administration Building by September 30, 2017.

Please note the following: -

ELIGIBILITY

  1. Only registered FIRST YEAR FULL-TIME undergraduate students, or students going into full-time study in Level I will be considered for a scholarship or bursary.
  2. Off-site students expected to register in Level I at the St. Augustine Campus in August 2017 from Sir Arthur Lewis Community College (St. Lucia), Clarence Fitzroy Bryant College (St. Kitts) and the St. Vincent and the Grenadines Community College will be eligible to apply for a scholarship or bursary.

INELIGIBILITY

  1. If you have applied for Leave of Absence, have been required to withdraw, writing examinations without attending classes, not registered or a recipient of another award.
  2. A scholarship or bursary may NOT be held jointly with any other scholarship/bursary where together the value exceeds 25% of maintenance cost [accommodation, meals, personal expenses] plus tuition and miscellaneous fees.
  3. A student who obtains a scholarship or bursary for studying in one Faculty will not be allowed to keep the same Bursary on transfer to another Faculty. He/she should re-apply from his/her new Faculty at the appropriate time.
  4. Year 2, 3, 4 and 5 students are NOT eligible.

ADDITIONAL GUIDELINES

  1. Students applying for a scholarship or bursary based wholly or partially on financial need, kindly note that your projected income and expenditure form must be accompanied by the following documents:-

a)    Authorized job letter of *person(s) supporting applicant OR
Pension letter (from whom the Pension is paid) OR
A letter from the provider of one’s Financial Assistance, signed by:

  • The President and Secretary of the Organization or Government Ministry,
  • The Principal, School Supervisor and President of the School Board of one’s Government Secondary or Private school OR
  • The Religious Head and President of the Church/Religious Board, RESPECTIVELY, AND bearing the Official Stamp of the Organization/Institution.

(*If Self-Employed – a Letter indicating that person’s monthly OR annual income)
AND

b)    Notarized statement of income and expenses (one (1) copy only) - Certified by a Commissioner of Affidavits/Notary Public. When income figures are required, gross amounts must be stated.

  1. If you are applying for a scholarship or bursary which requires you or your parents to be a member of a Credit Union or other Association (e.g. YTEPP, NESC, Teachers’ Credit Union), kindly indicate the required information in SECTION D of the online application.
  2. Students must use their NEW email address (firstname.lastname@my.uwi.edu) when applying for Scholarships or Bursaries. To verify your email address kindly click here for more details.

 

N.B. Unsuitable, Incomplete &/or Late applications will not be acknowledged.

 

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