Jamaica Scholarships for International Students
Scholarships for Jamaica Primary and Secondary School
- is an engine for community development and was founded in 1994 by Gary M. Williams on the principle of creating opportunities through empowerment and wide-ranging social development programs. COJO is a nonprofit organization that seeks to undertake projects of support and to give relief to disadvantaged children in Jamaica.
- Each year the Foundation contributes millions of dollars in scholarships and bursaries to individuals who need financial assistance or who excel in academic performance. The following scholarships are awarded annually:
- Scotiabank Jamaica Foundation Grade Six Achievement Test (GSAT) Scholarships
- Bursaries – Each year the Foundation awards 100 bursaries to high school students to assist with their CXC examinations fees. Bursaries are also awarded to needy students at the University of the West Indies and the University of Technology.
Jamaica Undergraduate Scholarships
- provides financial assistance to students in recognized educational institutions in Jamaica who are well-rounded students involved in their schools and communities.
- Applicants are required to have a minimum “B” average and shall be identified by their educational institution as individuals who are financially challenged.
Opportunities for study in Cuba at the B.Sc. degree level are available as under The Cuba/Jamaica Bilateral Programme; and and The Cuba/CARICOM Scholarship Programme. The Government of Cuba offers scholarship opportunities at the undergraduate level in the fields of:
- Medicine, Information Technology, Dentistry, Accounting, Biochemistry, Engineering (all areas), Agronomy, Telecommunications Architecture, Pharmacy, Nursing (Certificate level and Degree)
The programs are usually advertised between February and March each year for studies commencing in September of that same year. Candidates should be between the ages of 18 and 25 years and have at least two ‘A’ levels in the field related to the course of study they wish to pursue. Prior knowledge of Spanish is an important asset. The study programme is five to six years long and the first year is usually devoted to Language study.
- A stipend from the Cuban Government which has to be supplemented
- Medical care
- a registered non-profit organization committed to identifying and responding to the needs of the Caribbean/African community.This includes community outreach as well as responding to the educational needs of this community through the establishment of a Scholarship Program.The purpose of the Scholarship Program is therefore to provide financial assistance to worthy students from the Caribbean/African community, who are pursuing post-secondary studies in Ontario Universities/Colleges.
The mission of the Tertiary Unit is to ensure that the tertiary system is administered in an efficient and cost-effective manner so that the manpower needs of the country are met.
In fulfillment of this mission, the unit performs the following functions:
- Participates in planning for all levels of the system.
- Supervises the system through visits and attendance at Board meetings.
- Manages the budget for all tertiary institutions.
- Makes provisions for scholarships and boarding grants at the tertiary level.
- Administers a Teacher Exchange Programme.
- Represents the MOEYC on all boards at the tertiary level.
- Approves appointments for all staff in tertiary level institutions.
- Niagara College, Canada is committed to increasing the opportunities for international students to study at our college. Situated in the famous Region of Niagara, Niagara College, Canada offers over 50 different program at two unique campuses. Students from over fifty countries study at Niagara College every year.
- In collaboration with the Jamaica Ministry of Industry and Tourism, Niagara College is offering two Tuition Entry Scholarships to Jamaican citizens for the 4- year Bachelor of Applied Business – Hospitality Operations Management applied degree program.
This tuition scholarship includes:
- Tuition of approximately US$8,000 for the first year
- Approximately US$1,000 per year for the balance of the program (based on a minimum 80% overall average in the previous year)
- Students can obtain paid co-op work positions for 5 months between academic years
Each year the Foundation contributes millions of dollars in scholarships and bursaries to individuals who need financial assistance or who excel in academic performance. The following scholarships are awarded annually:
- Scotiabank Jamaica Foundation Open Scholarship In Medical Technology Northern Caribbean University (NCU)
- Scotiabank Jamaica Foundation Open Scholarship University Of Technology
- Scotiabank Jamaica Foundation Open Scholarship The University Of The West Indies, Mona Campus
- Scotiabank Jamaica Foundation Sir Alister Mcintyre Scholarship
- International Scholarship Program for the Caribbean (3). $100,000 ($25,000 x 4 years). Citizen of the Caribbean. To renew — maintain high academic standing (7.8 on a 9-point York scale) in each academic year at York
- International “Circle of Scholars” Scholarship program for the Caribbean, Mexico, Central America or South America (5). $10,000 (first year of study) Citizen of the Caribbean, Mexico, Central America, or South America. Preference given to those living in the Caribbean, Mexico, Central America, or South America
- International Scholarships for Jamaican Students
- Study at Earth University Since 1990, EARTH University’s innovative educational approach has been preparing young people from Latin America, the Caribbean and other regions, including Africa and Asia, to contribute to the sustainable development of their countries and construct a prosperous and just society.
Jamaica Graduate Scholarships
- Chevening Scholarships are awarded to outstanding emerging leaders to pursue a one-year master’s at any UK university. The scholarship programme provides a unique opportunity for future leaders, influencers, and decision-makers from all over the world to develop professionally and academically, network extensively, experience UK culture, and build lasting positive relationships with the UK.
- A Chevening Scholarship offers financial support along with the opportunity to become part of the highly regarded and influential Chevening global network.
- Are you a Jamaican or OAS member state student planning to study in Brazil through Brazilian Scholarships? We have great news for you. You are luck!
- The seventh consecutive edition of the Partnerships Program for Education and Training (PAEC) between the Organization of American States (OAS) and the Coimbra Group of Brazilian Universities (GCUB), with the support of the Brazilian Ministry of Foreign Affairs’ Division of Educational Topics and the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO / WHO) offers more than 400 Brazilian scholarship opportunities to outstanding citizens of OAS Member States to pursue master’s or doctorate programs in Brazilian universities.
- The Brazilian Scholarships program covers various fields of study, cutting edge research and development programs, relevant to the realities and needs of Latin America and the Caribbean. Since its first edition in 2011, the OAS-GCUB Brazilian Scholarship Program has offered a total of 1,792 scholarships for master’s and doctorate degrees in over 50 participating universities.
- According to the 2016 QS University Ranking for Latin America, from the top 20 universities in the region, eight are Brazilian universities.
- Tenable at the University of Oxford to be awarded to candidates from the Commonwealth Caribbean as follows: The Jamaica Rhodes Scholarships, available to candidates from Jamaica only. Two Commonwealth Caribbean Scholarships, available as follows: To all candidates, excluding Jamaicans; To all candidates, including Jamaicans.
- After election, a successful candidate has still, however, to be found a place at an Oxford College. There is no guarantee of a place and the award of the scholarship is not confirmed by the Rhodes Trustees until the Scholar-Elect has been accepted for admission by the College
- The Rhodes Trustees will pay all University and college fees, exclusive of board and lodging, direct to the college concerned. The Scholar will receive a personal allowance of no less that £14,000* every two years, which is expected to take care of board and lodging and other maintenance costs.
- The Trust will assist the Scholar to meet such travel expenses as incurred to and from Oxford, provided a letter of explanation how travel is being arranged is addressed directly to the Warden of Rhodes House, Oxford for his consideration.
- International Scholarships for Jamaican Students
Other Scholarship Options for Jamaican Students