THE ORGANISATION OF AMERICAN STATES (OAS)/ THE UNIVERSITY OF THE WEST INDIES 2019 SCHOLARSHIP
Published: 4/23/2019 2:19:48 PM
TO COMPLETE THE LAST TWO (2) YEARS OF A BACHELOR’S
The Department of Education, Innovation and Gender Relations informs of the call for applications for the Organisation of American States (OAS)/The University of the West Indies 2019 Scholarship to complete the last two (2) years of a Bachelor’s Degree programme in a variety of areas, except for those of the Faculties of Law and Medical Sciences.
ALL undergraduate programmes, except for those of the Faculties of Law and Medical Sciences
Open to students who are or will enroll at UWI to complete the last two years of a Bachelor’s degree program beginning August 2019
Modality : Onsite in Barbados, Jamaica or Trinidad and Tobago
Language : English
Duration : 1 to 2 years
Deadlines : Application for admission: June 4, 2019
Application for scholarship: June 30, 2019
Start Date : August 2019
Value/Benefits of the Scholarship
The UWI will charge a maximum of USD$6,000.00 to cover the tuition fees per year. Should the cost of the programme of study be less than the total scholarship amount, the UWI and OAS will cover the lesser amount as billed by UWI
The OAS General Secretariat (GS/OAS) shall provide a one-time tuition allowance of a maximum of USD$4,000 to the top ranked OAS-UWI Scholarship recipients.
Scholarship benefits are subject to the academic performance of the scholarship recipients and based on the availability of funds. In order to receive these benefits, the awardee should not be reported with an unsatisfactory academic performance due to absences or failing courses.
Expenses not Covered by the Scholarship
Remaining cost of tuition fees;
Travel expenses (to and from the country of study);
Mandatory university fees;
Cost of books and study materials;
Cost of living expenses;
Visa expenses (where applicable); and
Any other costs not covered by the scholarship
To be eligible for selection an applicant must:
be a citizen and/or permanent legal resident of Saint Lucia;
provide an unconditional admission letter to the University of the West Indies
submit a complete scholarship application with all required supporting documents
be in good physical and mental health to complete the programme successfully
possess the language competency to undertake studies in the language of the institution or country of study;
possess the educational background and, if required, professional experience to be accepted into the requested academic programme;
Agree to the obligation to return and reside in the sponsoring country or permanent legal residence for at least the length of the duration of the scholarship;
select an area of study listed on the “Government of Saint Lucia List of Priority Areas for National Training”, which can be accessed on the Government of Saint Lucia website.
The following applicants are ineligible:
Current OAS scholarship recipients;
GS/OAS staff and their immediate relatives or GS/OAS consultants; and
OAS Permanent officials and their immediate relatives.
How to Apply
To apply for an OAS/UWI scholarship, applicants must complete the OAS online Scholarship Application Form and attach ALL required supporting documents.
This, and further details about admission procedures, scholarship requirements and application process, can be obtained through the following websites:
If you require any further information, kindly contact the Human Resource Development (HRD) Unit of the Department of Education, Innovation and Gender Relations, 4th Floor, Francis Compton Building, The Waterfront, Castries at telephone numbers 468-5229/5230 or visit the Unit at the above stated address.
Ministry: Ministry of Education, Innovation, Gender Relations and Sustainable Development