Fees & Financial Aid
Higher Education Financial Grant 2017/2018

The Ministry of Education, Science, Technology and Innovation  is inviting applications from new and continuing students, pursuing undergraduate studies at the University of the West Indies campuses, to apply for the  2017-2018  Higher Education Support Grant. Applicants are reminded that they are to apply each year for the said grant.

Application forms can be downloaded via the link below  or  can be obtained from the Receptionist at the ministry's headquaters.

Envelopes must be addressed as follows :

Permanent Secretary
Ministry of Education, Science and Technology and Innovation
“The Elsie Payne Complex”
Constitution Road
St. Michael

Hand written applications should be legibly completed.  “ Higher Education Tuition Grant ” should be written on the envelope.

The following documents are to be submitted with the application:

  • Original Birth Certificate
  • Acceptance Letter from the University (for new student)  OR  Letter from University confirming enrollment status (for continuing student)
  • Two (2) months utility bills

Applicants are required to meet the eligibility criteria as set out in this form in order to receive an award.

Incomplete applications will not be considered.


Click here to download Application Form[PDF] »

Ministry of Education, Science, Technology and Innovation 2017

Special Note:  The Ministry of Education has advised that students who applied for a Higher Education Grant for the academic year 2016/17 do not need to re-apply for academic year 2017/18. Your information has been retained and will be used in the current academic year.


Do you need further assistance?

Please contact The Student Enrolment and Retention Unit:
  • Call: (246) 417-4544 or (246) 417-4977

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