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The University of the West Indies offers Academic and Co-curricular Bursaries to eligible continuing undergraduate students. 

Full-time students who would have successfully completed the first year of a three year degree programme, or the first year of the MBBS, Stage 1 Examinations in the Faculty of Medical Sciences by May 2021 are invited to apply for bursaries for the 2021/2022 academic year.
N.B. Students reading for more than one preliminary course in the Faculty Science & Technology are not eligible.

To be eligible for consideration for an Academic Bursary you must have a GPA of 3.0 or above.  To be eligible for consideration for a Co-curricular Bursary you must be involved in an approved co-curricular activity and maintain a GPA of 3.0.
The following bursaries are available:

Academic Bursaries: [ Click here to Complete Application Form  ]
Awarded on the basis of the applicant's academic record with special reference to his/her performance in the 2020/2021 University examinations. (Normally A's & B+'s).

VALUE: BDS$2,230.00 
Co-Curricular Bursaries: [ Click here to Complete Application Form  ]
Based on contribution to University life, as evidenced by the student's participation in co-curricular activities. Applicants must indicate the areas in which they have made contributions during the 2020/2021 academic year and request the Director of Sports,  Director of Student Services, Dean or any other member of the Senior Administrative or Academic Staff of the University to attest (reference letter can be uploaded with application) to their involvement in such activities. (Normally, GPA of 3.0 is required).

VALUE: BDS$2,230.00 
Students who are currently holders of Co-Curricular bursaries and who wish to be considered for another should re-apply. 

Applications should be completed by May 31  of the current academic year. 

N.B. Bursaries may not be held jointly with any other award where together the value is more than 15/25%* of maintenance cost plus tuition fees.
*25% - Mona Campus
15% - Cave Hill Campus
15% - St. Augustine Campus