(CMR) The Ministry of Education has announced the opening of applications for Overseas Scholarships for the 2024/2025 academic year. These scholarships provide financial assistance to eligible Caymanians to pursue further education at accredited institutions abroad.
The application period opened on Wednesday, 15 November 2023, and closes at 11:59 pm on Wednesday, 31 January 2024. Successful applicants will be eligible to access funding from September 2024 onwards.
“The Ministry of Education is dedicated to empowering Caymanians to achieve academic excellence. These scholarships pave the way for talented Caymanians to realize their aspirations of higher education at overseas institutions,” affirmed Dr. Shari Smith, Manager of the MoE's Scholarship Secretariat Unit.
The Overseas Scholarships program offers two funding options:
– Undergraduate Scholarships: Successful applicants can receive up to a maximum of CI$30,000.00 per annum for up to four years to cover tuition, accommodation, and other study-related expenses.
– Postgraduate Scholarships: Successful applicants pursuing Masters or Doctoral degrees can receive up to a maximum of CI$35,000.00 per annum for up to two years (Masters) or three years (Doctoral) to cover tuition, accommodation, and other study-related expenses.
To verify eligibility and to apply for an MOE Overseas Scholarship, please visit the Scholarship Secretariat Unit's online application portal.