2021 Scholarship opportunity by the Organization of American States and The University of the West Indies



Location (s):

  • Jamaica


PROGRAM: Open to students who are admitted to the certificate program beginning Semester (1) in the 2021/2022 academic year. Students admitted to the first year of the Bachelor's in Education degree program may also be considered should scholarship offers become available.


Admission information

Interested candidates are encouraged to read the programme description at  https://www.open.uwi.edu/admissions/apply-now or on the OAS-The UWI Open Campus link at http://www.oas.org/en/scholarships/default.asp before filling out the OAS online Scholarship application form at Organization of American States (oas.org)

Additional programme details is available Scholarships & Bursaries | www.open.uwi.edu.  Application information can be obtained at https://www.open.uwi.edu/ecdfs/faq-fact-sheets and https://www.open.uwi.edu/ecdfs/contact-us.

Please pay careful attention to the deadline dates stated in the table above, when applying for this scholarship. Questions about this scholarship opportunity should be sent to scholarships@oas.org with the subject “OAS-The UWI Open Campus Scholarship Program.”

Selection of Awardees

The UWI Open Campus and the OAS will select the scholarship awardees and their names will be published in August 2021 at www.oas.org/scholarhsips. The OAS will contact selected candidates by email with the scholarship offer and instructions for the scholarship acceptance.  Please note that unsuccessful applicants will not be contacted.

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Eligibility Requirements

To be considered for this scholarship opportunity, an applicant must:

  • Have a firm or provisional admission letter from The University of the West Indies, Open Campus;
  • Submit a complete scholarship application with all required supporting documents; and
  • Be a citizen and/or permanent legal resident of Saint Lucia.

The following applicants are ineligible:

  • Current OAS scholarship recipients;
  • OAS General Secretary, (GS/OAS) staff and their immediate relatives or GS/OAS consultants; and
  • OAS Permanent officials and their immediate relatives.


Deadline: July 16, 2021

Cost/funding for participants:


  1. Full tuition scholarship offers to citizens of OAS English speaking Caribbean Member States, except for Math and/or English prerequisites.
  2. Access to the Inter American Teacher Education Network (ITEN)‒UWI STRAM Virtual Community (VC) of Practice, for which an additional certificate will be provided upon completion.
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