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Applications are invited from suitably qualified persons for scholarships to pursue graduate, graduate research studies and undergraduate academic studies under the Organization of American States (OAS) Scholarship program for the 2016 Academic Cycle.

Scholarships are offered as follows:

  • Graduate Scholarships: There are two (2) types
  1. Self-Placed in an OAS Non- Consortium University  where candidates apply directly for admission to the educational institutions of their choice and present their application for an OAS Scholarship.
  1. Self-Placed in an OAS Consortium University where candidates apply directly to Universities located in three different OAS countries. OAS seeks placement at Universities for those candidates selected for scholarships.
  • Undergraduate scholarships:

Self-Placed; in a university of the candidate’s choice

The student must be:

  1. Enrolled in the program of study and eligible to graduate within two (2) academic years from the date of the scholarship offer.
  1. Accepted into the University where he or she plans to study for the last two (2) years of the undergraduate program that leads to a Bachelor’s degree.

Interested persons should complete OAS application form on-line at the OAS website as follows:

(http://www.oas.org/scholarships) for Graduate and Undergraduate

A signed copy of the application with all relevant documents should be forwarded to:

Permanent Secretary
Ministry of Education and Human Resource Development
Government Headquarters

Deadline for receipt of applications is March 31, 2016.

Further information can be obtained at the Ministry of Education and Human Resource Development. The Chosen area of study must be consistent with the National Priority Training needs. OAS does not award scholarships for studies in the Medical Sciences and the Learning of Languages.

Public Officers must apply through their Heads of Department.  

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