The OAS-Government of The Bahamas Scholarship Programme

The OAS-GoB scholarship is awarded to Bahamian students who wish to pursue technical and academic studies at the graduate or postgraduate level. The MOE will award each scholarship recipient $7, 500.00 per annum, for a maximum of four years and the OAS shall award each recipient a onetime grant of $1,000.00. Applicants must apply for admission to the areas and levels of study as indicated per participating partner institutions and list of priority areas.  Applicants are encouraged to apply for admission to three different participating partner institutions to increase the chances of being granted admission and selected for the scholarship. The OAS has negotiated tuition waivers / discounts from 20% – 100% with participating partner institutions. For more information on partnering institutions please visit our Facebook page and website.

Please note that participating institutions in the United States is subject to be changed pending the signing of formal agreements with each institution.


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The OAS-Government of The Bahamas Scholarship Programme
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Participating Partner Institutions

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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$1,000 grant / $7, 500.00 per annum

Scholarship Coordinator