CARICOM Member Countries CCRIF Postgraduate Scholarships , 2017

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CARICOM member countries and/or CCRIF member countries in the Caribbean are invited to forward their applications for the CCRIF Postgraduate Scholarship.

Description

CCRIF SPC (formerly the Caribbean Catastrophe Risk Insurance Facility) is a risk pooling company, owned, operated and registered in the Caribbean to serve governments in the Wider Caribbean Region and their communities in reducing the economic impact of natural catastrophes.

Applicants whose first language is not English are usually required to provide evidence of proficiency in English at the higher level required by the University.

Course Level: Scholarships are available to pursue Postgraduate programme.

Study Subject: CCRIF will offer three scholarships per year to students entering any of the following four postgraduate programmes of study:

  • Faculty of Science and Technology at Mona for a Masters degree in Natural Resource Management (Option – Disaster Management)
  • Faculty of Science and Technology at Cave Hill for a Masters degree in Natural Resource and Environmental Management (Option – Climate Change)
  • Faculty of Engineering at St. Augustine for a Masters degree in Civil and Environmental Engineering
  • Faculty of Social Sciences at Cave Hill for a Masters degree in Building and Construction Management.

Scholarship Award: Scholarships of US$11,000 value will be awarded.

Number of Scholarships: Three scholarships are available.

Scholarship can be taken in UK/ USA/Canada and Caribbean

Eligibility: The award will be based on the following criteria

  • The scholarships are open to CARICOM nationals as well as nationals of the 16 member countries of CCRIF pursuing a course of post-graduate study in any one of the following four programmes:
  • Faculty of Science and Technology at Mona for a Masters degree in Natural Resource Management (Option – Disaster Management)
  • Faculty of Science and Technology at Cave Hill for a Masters degree in Natural Resource and Environmental Management (Option – Climate Change)
  • Faculty of Engineering at St. Augustine for a Masters degree in Civil and Environmental Engineering
  • Faculty of Social Sciences at Cave Hill for a Masters degree in Building and Construction Management
  • Applicants should be holders of a First Class or Upper Second Class Honours degree (or have a GPA of at least 3.0)
  • The Scholarships will be awarded to students who have demonstrated exceptional performance in academic achievement, and preference may be given to involvement in the field of disaster management or sustainable development in the Caribbean and a record of University community service achievements as well as a broader community involvement.

Nationality: CARICOM member countries and/or CCRIF member countries in the Caribbean (Anguilla, Antigua & Barbuda, Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Bermuda, Cayman Islands, Dominica, Grenada, Haiti, Jamaica, St. Kitts & Nevis, St. Lucia, St. Vincent & the Grenadines, Trinidad & Tobago and Turks & Caicos Islands) can apply for these CCRIF scholarships.

College Admission Requirement

Entrance Requirements: Applicants should be holders of a First Class or Upper Second Class Honours degree (or have a GPA of at least 3.0).

English language Requirements: Applicants whose first language is not English are usually required to provide evidence of proficiency in English at the higher level required by the University.

How to Apply: To apply for one of these scholarships, visit the scholarship section on your campus website to obtain the application form then submit along with the other relevant documents to the Office of Student Financing.

Submit along with the other relevant documents to the

  • Office of Graduate Studies and Research at the Cave Hill, Mona, St. Augustine, Campuses or the School for Graduate Studies and Research at the Regional Headquarters, Hermitage Road, Kingston 7, Jamaica W.I., OR
  • You can also email a copy of the application with all the relevant documents to sgsr-at-uwimona.edu.jm under subject CCRIF Graduate Scholarships while we await the original documentation.

Application Form

Application Deadline: The deadline for 2017/2018 scholarships is June 05, 2017.

Scholarship Link

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