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Apply Now: MAKANDAL Daaga Scholarship in Law

Posted Friday, May 24, 2019

Applications are open for the Makandal Daaga Scholarship which aims to create lawyers who are change agents, promoting justice and an egalitarian society.

Suitable applicants must meet UWI’s minimum qualifications for entry and have a discernible record advocating for positive social change through concrete work on issues of justice, equality, or democracy in an NGO, governmental, regional or individual capacity.

Eligibility: Any age, gender, race, or CARICOM nationality, enrolled in Year 1 for academic year 2019/2020.

Check out last year’s winner, Kareem Marcelle the first recipient of the Makandal Daaga scholarship talk about his experience here.

The deadline for applications is June 30, 2019. 

Visit: and  to apply now! 

About Makandal Daaga

Makandal Daaga, social activist, spearheaded the ‘Black Power Movement’ in Trinidad and Tobago. His lifelong work focussed on the central tenets of Law – Equality, Social Justice, Fairness. 


Makandal Daaga Scholarship 2019