Fees & Financial Aid
The Sir Arthur Lewis Awards For OECS Nationals

The University of the West Indies is pleased to announce the Arthur Lewis Awards for study at the Cave Hill Campus. Open to nationals of the OECS, for full‐time study towards a degree in any discipline, with the exception of Law and Medicine.

The programme honours the memory of the Caribbean’s most celebrated economist, the late Sir Arthur Lewis of St. Lucia. Read more about Sir Arthur Lewis »


Testimonials

The Sir Arthur Lewis Scholarship has impacted the lives of many students at the University of the West Indies, Cave Hill Campus. Here's what some of these recipients had to say about the scholarship. View Testimonials »
 

Who Can Apply

  • Nationals of the OECS who have gained admission to the UWI at Cave Hill
  • Nationals of the OECS who expect to qualify for entry to the Cave Hill Campus

 

Areas Of Study

A degree in any discipline offered at the Campus except Law and Medicine.
Admission to the University does not guarantee an award.
 

Duration Of Awards

The awards shall be for a period of up to three (3) years

 

Value Of Awards

The value of each award shall be equal to the value of the economic cost and tuition fees applicable to the Cave Hill Campus for the duration of the Award. The Awards will not include amenities and guild fees, living or other expenses including books, or incidental expenses.

 

Tenure

The continuation of the Awards shall be subject to the following:

  • Reports of good conduct
  • Satisfactory academic progress
An Award may be withdrawn at the discretion of the Principal on the recommendation of the Campus Undergraduate Awards Committee if the student fails to maintain the required standard.

 

How To Apply

Application forms can be obtained from the UWI Open Campus or Click here to DOWNLOAD the Scholarship Application Form (PDF) »

Completed Scholarship Application Forms should be submitted to: Records Section, Cave Hill Campus, P.O. Box 64, Barbados or faxed to (246) 425‐1327.


Deadline for submission of applications is January 31 of the expected year of entry/award.


Selection Procedure

The Campus Committee for Undergraduate Awards will make the selection based on the following criteria:

  • Demonstrated capacity to complete the course of study
  • Academic merit
  • Financial need

Contact Information

For further information please contact:

Janet Caroo
Marketing Officer  and Regional Student Development Officer
Tel#: (246) 417-4057/4541    Fax #: (246) 424-3320
Email: janet.caroo@cavehill.uwi.edu

Do you need further assistance?

Please email financialaid@cavehill.uwi.edu or call:
  • Mrs Roseanne Maxwell – (246)  417-4544
  • Or the Bursary at (246) 417-4110; (246) 417-4099;  ( 246) 417-7577

Monday to Friday between the hours of 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m