Scholarships & Bursaries

Scholarships are monetary awards, based on academic merit and other special criteria, which do not have to be repaid. Scholarships and Bursaries are awarded annually mainly to full-time Jamaican nationals studying at the undergraduate levels. However, there are specific scholarships that are available to Caribbean nationals and a small number of scholarships available at the postgraduate level.

A Scholarship Listing is prepared for each academic year which provides information on all available scholarships and criteria for each.

The application period for scholarships opens in May each year and the closes on the following date (unless otherwise stated):

  • June 30 - Scholarships offered to returning students in years 2 - 4
  • July 31 - Scholarships offered to new students in year 1