Graduate Studies and Research

DR PAULINE O. LAWRENCE & DR. CARLTON G. DAVIS SCHOLARSHIPS

Scholarship Deadline: 
Friday, August 12, 2022
Documents & Details: 

PURPOSE & DESCRIPTION OF SCHOLARSHIP
This Scholarship is established to support students pursuing the Master of Science in the following programmes: (i) Agricultural Entrepreneurship, (ii) Plant Production and Protection and (iii) Biotechnology at the Mona Campus of The University of the West Indies. (Preference will also be given to other postgraduate programmes in the Department of Life Sciences and Biochemistry).
 
ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS
The applicant must:

  1. Be a Jamaican national
  2. Pursuing a postgraduate degree in one of the following Master of Science programmes in (i) Agricultural Entrepreneurship, (ii) Plant Production and Protection and (iii) Biotechnology. (Preference will also be given to other postgraduate programmes in the Department of Life Sciences and Biochemistry).
  3. High academic performance (at least a GPA of 3.0 or equivalent; must maintain high academic performance throughout the programme.
  4. Verifiable financial need
  5. Sustained good citizenship/ meet all other requirements of the University pertinent to student behaviour, discipline and performance.

 
VALUE OF SCHOLARSHIPS

  1. US$3,750 per annum.
  2. The award covers/contributes to the Tuition
  3. The Awardee may apply for other scholarships/grants and loans to cover other costs

 
DURATION OF AWARD:                 Two (2) years 

GRANT/SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION REQUIREMENT
All applications shall be accompanied by the following documents:

  1. Transcript from UWI covering Year 1 (once you were given an offer by The UWI, we can retrieve copy transcript)
  2. A one page essay on the Applicant’s educational goals
  3. 2 character reference letters

 
SELECTION PROCESS

  1. The scholarship would be advertised on campus and/ or any other University media (and by any other institution named by the Donor).
  2. Short-listed candidates will be interviewed by a panel including personnel from UWI, the Donor and any other representative, as selected by the Donor.

 
HOW TO APPLY                   
Submit the completed application form with all the other relevant documents to the School for Graduate Studies and Research, Regional Headquarters via email at sgsr@uwimona.edu.jm, on/before August 12, 2022

 

Scholarship Category: 
International Scholarships and Opportunities (TENABLE AT THE UWI)