The UWI Awards US$326,649 worth of Open Scholarships for 2016/2017

Regional Headquarters, Jamaica. March 29, 2017:  Forty-eight students from across the four campuses of The University of the West Indies (The UWI) were awarded Open Scholarships for the 2016/2017 academic year, which amount to a total of US$326,649. The awards were made based on high academic achievements in Caribbean Examinations Council (CSEC)/ The Caribbean Advanced Proficiency Examination (CAPE) or the results of their prior academic institutions such as community or state college for those students who have completed an Associate Degree or students who have completed their first year at The UWI.  This year’s scholarship winners represent the islands of Antigua & Barbuda, Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Dominica, Grenada, Jamaica, Montserrat, St. Kitts, St. Lucia, St. Vincent and Trinidad and Tobago; the full listing of students is available at