2018 OAS Scholarships Opportunities

    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 2018 Academic Cycle.

    Scholarships are offered as follows

    • Undergraduate scholarships:
      • Self-Placed in a university of the candidate's choice
      • The student must be:
        • Enrolled in the program of study and eligible to graduate within two (2) academic years from the date of the scholarship offer
        • 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
    • Graduate Scholarships: There are two (2) types
      • 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
      • 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

    Interested persons should complete OAS application form on-line at the OAS website as follows: www.oas.org/scholarships.

    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 April 06, 2018.

    Further information can be obtained from:

    Ministry of Education and Human Resource Development
    2nd Floor, Government Headquarters, Kennedy Avenue, Roseau
    Tel: 266 3256
    Fax: 448 0644
    E-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    Website: http://education.gov.dm

    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.

    Posted: 07/02/2018