This website was updated on March 11 2021

New (Beta) online application system for Staff Applications - see instructions on right side menu




Intellectual Property Help Desk - The UWI Intellectual Property Help Desk now operates virtually to support graduate students.  For details or to make an appointment, click here.

Current call for Staff Applications Extended to March 31 2021.

Campus Research and Publication Fund

The purpose of the Campus Research and Publications Fund is to provide seed funding for members of academic staff and graduate research students to enable them to pursue their research adequately and communicate and publish the results of their research.

  • Academic members of staff (refer to Call for Applications-Staff for more information on eligibility - New Online Application System - see right side menu for instructions)
  • Graduate students pursuing M.Phil. and Ph.D. degrees. (Students must have completed one full year of study, i.e. registered in Year II of research degree programme)

Information on Accessing Grants

What is the maximum I can apply for?

Please see the link for the Call for Applications for Research Funding for Academic Staff or Students

In what area/category can I receive funding?

Please see the link for the Call for Applications for Research Funding for Academic Staff or Students


Please see the link for the Call for Applications for Research Funding for Academic Staff or Students

How to Apply

See links on this page for more instructions.

  • Call for Applications - Staff - New Online Application System - see right side menu for instructions
  • Call for Applications - Student

When to Apply

The deadline dates for the submission of applications are normally September 30 and February 28 or a date specified by the Chair, Campus Committee Graduate Studies and Research and will be indicated on the Call for Applications.  Staff and students will be notified subsequent review of applications by the Committee.

Notifications of the Call for Applications

The Campus Community is notified about the Call for Applications via the Campus E-News, Advertisements are sent to All Academic Members of Staff, Heads of Departments, Deans of Faculties and posted on the University Notice Boards. Students are informed by the Marketing and Communications Office via their student university email address.

On what basis will a grant be approved?

Research grants are awarded to Departments/Faculties only for research projects that involve research (M.Phil. / Ph.D.) students and the funding is normally restricted to capital items.  In establishing priorities for a research grant, the Campus Research and Publication Fund Committee are guided by the following considerations: 
(i)The urgency of the programme/projects 
(ii)The contribution it is likely to make to the Caribbean region 
(iii)The likely effect on the further development of graduate studies 
(iv) Manpower needs within and outside of the University.

Submission of Report for Grants for Staff and Students

Please refer to the respective Call for Applications as well as the link for the reporting form for either Academic Members of Staff or Students.

Who can I contact for Guidance prior to the submission of an application for staff and students?

Kindly contact the Deputy Dean of your relevant Faculty or Member, Campus Research and Publication to discuss your application before forwarding for consideration to the Graduate Studies office.  Please refer to the attached Call for Applications for these persons.

To whom should final applications be submitted?

You are urged to submit your full application by e-mail to and also to forward a duly signed hard copy to the Senior Assistant Registrar, School for Graduate Studies and Research at the New Student Administration Building by the specified deadlines.


  • All STUDENT applications and supporting documents should be scanned (with the respective electronic signatures) and emailed to  Applications and supporting documents that exceed 5MB, will not be received. Kindly consider uploading via a link such as Google Drive or WeTransfer (free version) and then email the link to
  • Documents should not be hand delivered or posted/mailed at this time.
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