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CIBC FirstCaribbean International Bank Scholarships

The University of the West Indies annually publicises when scholarships are vailable. Students should check the school's website or contact the Office of Student Affairs for application forms and guidelines.

 

Frequently Asked Questions


Who is eligible to apply?


Students who

  • Are enrolled at any one of the campuses of the University of the West Indies
  • Demonstrate exceptional academic performance
  • Are nationals of The Bahamas, Barbados, Jamaica, OECS countries, and Trinidad & Tobago
  • Are nationals of any Caribbean country whose parent is an employee of CIBC FirstCaribbean International Bank

 

For how long is the Scholarship valid?


Each scholarship expires one year after the award has been issued.

 

How are the winners selected?


Candidates are selected based on academic performance.

 

How are scholarships distributed across countries?

  • Three scholarships for nationals of Barbados
  • Three scholarships for nationals of Jamaica
  • Three scholarships for nationals of Trinidad & Tobago
  • Two scholarships for nationals of The Bahamas
  • Three scholarships for nationals of the OECS territories
  • One scholarship for a national from any Caribbean country that is the child of an employee of the Bank

 

How are scholarship funds disbursed?


The University of The West Indies will disburse the yearly award of US$2,500 in two semester allotments after the deduction of any relevant charges and/or fees.

 

For what purpose should scholarship awards be used?

Selected awardees should use to help meet costs related to their academic study, including maintenance, books, fees and incidental expenses.

 

How will I know if scholarship applications are open?


The University of the West Indies and CIBC FirstCaribbean International Bank will publicise when scholarships are available. In addition, students should check the school's web site for application forms and guidelines.

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