The PIT-GOB (Private, Independent & Transfer-In - GOB) Scholarship

PIT-GOB

The PIT-GOB (Private, Independent & Transfer-In – GOB) Scholarships are awarded to Bahamian students, by a Consortium of colleges and universities in the United States and Canada in cooperation with the Ministry of Education, Technical & Vocational Training.

The Ministry of Education, Technical & Vocational Training will award each selected Scholarship Recipient $7,500 – $11,000 per annum, for a maximum of four (4) years and participating Colleges and Universities will offer tuition waivers. Scholarships are available for studies at the Bachelor’s Degree level.

Applicants must be 12th grade students in a Bahamian private/independent High School (including Home Schools) or undergraduate students transferring from Tertiary Institutions. High School Students must have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or above and possess a minimum of five (5) BGCSE passes at “C” grade or above. Tertiary students must have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or above.

Please note that there is a finite number of scholarships awarded after recommendation from each institution annually.

PIT-GOB Partnering Institutions: Bethune Cookman University – Buena Vista College – Central State University – Coast Mountain College – College of St Benedict/ St John’s University – Ferrum College – Fox Valley Technical College – Hastings University – Hollins University – Illinois College – Lipscomb University – Messiah College – Middle Tennessee State University – Millikin University – Philander Smith College – St Leo University – Spring Hill College – State University New York, Oswego – Tennessee State University – Texas Southern University – University of Central Oklahoma – University of the Ozark – University of Missouri, St. Louis – Voorhees University

 

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DEADLINE: March 31, 2023

OFFICIAL TRANSCRIPTS MAY BE HAND DELIVERED OR EMAILED BY A GUIDANCE COUNSELLOR TO moebahamasscholarshisps@gmail.com

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Scholarship Checklist

The following documents are needed in order to successfully submit an application. The application process can be started and additional documents may be uploaded up until the relevant scholarship deadline.

The documents needed are as follows:

  • A Bahamian passport
  • A NIB smart card
  • An official acceptance letter
  • An official transcript
  • Copies of certificates (BGCSE / IBs / APs/ SAT/ SAT IIs, etc)
  • Copies of diplomas / degrees / certificates
  • Completed essays (as required by each scholarship)
  • At least two (2) reference letters
  • A schedule of fees (tuition, room and board, etc)*

*Please note that an I-20 form may be used to show the schedule of fees.

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