The National Award and Bursary Award Programme

The National Award and Bursary is a full four (4) year scholarship to the University of The Bahamas.  It is available to all Bahamians who have earned five (5) or more BGCSE subject passes with a grade of “C” or higher. Two of the subjects earned must be mathematics and English Language. Students must apply to UB and apply for the Bursary.

The National Award and Bursary is valued at up to $5, 000.00 per year. Students must maintain a 3.0 GPA, while in university and must pursue a minimum of fifteen (15) credits each semester to remain eligible for the award.  Students who are not accepted for the Bursary out of high school and who are enrolled at UB can apply for the award, once they maintain a GPA of 3.0 and above.

All degrees offered at the University of The Bahamas can be studied using the National Award and Bursary.

Students wishing to pursue nursing must apply for the National Award and Bursary during their pre-nursing year.

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DEADLINE: May 31, 2019

OFFICIAL TRANSCRIPTS MAY BE HAND DELIVERED OR EMAILED BY A GUIDANCE COUNSELLOR TO transcripts@moe.edu.bs

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The National Award and Bursary Award Programme
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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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$5,000 per year

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Scholarship Coordinator

Demetria Rolle

Demetria Rolle

Head of MOE Scholarships Tenable at The University of The Bahamas

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242-302-4447/242-302-4563
demetria.rolle@moe.edu.bs

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