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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 fullā€time study towards a degree in any discipline, with the exception of Law and Medicine.

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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.



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An Award may be withdrawn at the discretion of the Principal on the recommendation of the Campus Undergraduate Awards Committee if the student fails to maintain the required standard.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

Complete the Scholarship Application Form

Application deadline is March 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:

Student Affairs (Records)
Tel#: (246) 417-4140/4148   Fax #: (246) 425-1327
Email: records@cavehill.uwi.edu

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