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Applications are invited for the award of Postgraduate Scholarships for the 2013-14 academic year. Scholarships are tenable only at the St. Augustine campus of The University of the West Indies and are normally awarded for a maximum period of TWO (2) YEARS. Ph.D. candidates may be awarded an additional year subject to satisfactory progress of their research.

The scholarships listed on this site are offered only to FULL-TIME persons pursuing Higher Degrees by Research (M.Phil./Ph.D.) at the St. Augustine Campus.

Scholarships available:

  1. UWI Postgraduate Scholarships
  2. The Eric Williams Memorial Scholarship
  3. The Elsa Goveia Scholarship


The closing date for the submission of applications is April 12th 2013.

Selection Criteria for the Scholarships

  1. Applicants who possess a First or Upper Second Class Honours or its equivalent in their first degree
  2. Applicants who have received both a Lower Second Class Honours degree or its equivalent and a Taught Masters (i.e. M.Sc./M.A./M.Ed./M.ASc./MFA etc.) or M.Phil. degree.
  3. A thoroughly completed supervisor’s progress report form outlining the progress of the student’s research and expected completion/submission date of the student’s thesis.  (for current students only)