Application Guide

Scholarships are designed to reward academic success and promote educational advancement. Whether you’re looking forward to launching your career or you’re returning to school to develop new skills, earning a scholarship is a significant accomplishment.

This department manages the scholarship process as it relates to the receipt of applications, notification of applicants, processing of bonds, monitoring of recipients, maintaining of the records, providing information to the national scholarship committee and facilitating the entire process.

Criteria for Scholarship Application
  1. Criteria for new scholarships will include National Needs/Priority Areas, as determined by the Ministries of  Education and Planning; Performance, i.e. a minimum of six (6) CXC passes (grades 1, 2, 3), including Mathematics and English; and Merit (including special circumstances).
  2. For continuing scholarship recipients, a “B” average or GPA of 3.0 is required.
  3. Transfers from the Antigua State College to the various UWI campuses will no longer be automatic, but guided by National Needs and Performance, i.e. a “B” average in course work.
  1. Please accurately fill out ALL sections of the scholarship application form. NB: SECTION 15 is for short courses ONLY.
  2. Ensure that the application forms are filled out in DUPLICATE with all the requested documents neatly attached to both forms.
  3. SECTION D MUST be filled out with the necessary financial information requested. I.E: Other than the BOE’s scholarship, what other source of funding do you have to contribute to your studies?
  4. The names, addresses and telephone numbers, along with the middle initials of TWO sureties must be provided in NUMBER 19.
  5. If transcript/progress report or ACCEPTANCE LETTER has not yet been received from the university at the time of submission of applications, please indicate the document as “PENDING” on the front of form.
  6. It is vital that the annual deadline of April, 30th is met. Late submissions will not be reviewed, but will be held for the next scholarship season.

Priority Areas


Early Childhood Training; Guidance Counselling; Special Education; Information Technology; Mathematics; testing and Measurement; Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Geography; Music and Industrial Arts.


Land Surveying, Physical Planning and Building Technology, Architectural Technology. Engineering: Electrical, Mechanical, Civil, Industrial and Telecommunications

Information Technology

Computer Programming, Network & Design, Computer Information Systems, Computer Engineering.


Culinary Arts; Hospitality Management; Travel; Resort Recreation

Financial Services Management

 Trade Finance, Banking, Accounts, International Relations

Visual & Performing Arts

Art & Craft, Art, Graphic Design, Film & Television Production, Interior Design, Journalism

Pure & Applied Sciences

Mathematics, Biology, Chemistry, Physics

Agriculture and Technology

Forensic Sciences


Modern Languages

Apply for The Board of Education Scholarship

Application Deadline: April 30