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The awards currently available are listed below:

MAYBERRY SCHOLARSHIP AWARD

Value of Scholarship - $25,000.00 per year for two years. This scholarship is given in honour of the late Mr Maurice Berry, a distinguished past student of the University College, and is awarded on the basis of performance, attitude to work, commitment to teaching and need.

LODGE MICO SCHOLARSHIP AWARD

Now open to male and female students, there are two scholarships available: $100, 000.00 per year for three years and another for $50,000 per year for three years.

TASTEE SCHOLARSHIP AWARD

Value of Scholarship - $50,000.00. Three scholarships are awarded to students in the areas of Special Education and Guidance & Counselling.

RENFORD SHIRLEY SCHOLARSHIP - MOSA NEW YORK AWARD

Value of Scholarship - $15,000.00. Donated by MOSA New York Chapter, in honour of Mr Renford A. Shirley, former Principal of the College, this scholarship is awarded to two full time final year students in the diploma programme – one male and one female.

THE CAPITAL AND CREDIT SCHOLARSHIP

Based primarily on academic performance and need, this award covers the full cost of the student's tuition and board for three years of the degree programme.

BEVERLEY SAILSMAN SCHOLARSHIP

Value of scholarship - US$1,000.00. Open to Special Education students only. Five scholarships are available (three for students from the parish of Manchester and two from Clarendon).

Other Opportunities for support

Courts Jamaica Ltd. through its Junior Management Programme offers summer job opportunities to students entering their final year.

Financial assistance may also be available for students who do not meet the criteria for scholarships but have proven that they are in need of financial assistance. Notwithstanding, the following requirements must be met:

  • At least a "B" average in all subject areas
  • Consistent involvement in the University College life that is, active involvement in Clubs/ Societies
  • Attendance at all University College functions
  • Display of professional conduct endorsed by:
    • Hall Manager and Warden
    • House Master
    • Lecturer

Financial assistance may also be available for students who do not meet the criteria for scholarships but have proven that they are in need of financial assistance. Notwithstanding, the following requirements must be met:

  1. At least a ‘B-' average in all subject areas.
  2. Consistent involvement in the University College life that is, active involvement in Clubs/Societies.
  3. Attendance at all University College functions.
  4. Display of professional conduct endorsed by:
    • Hall/Hostel Manager
    • House Master
    • Lecturer