Standard Overseas Government Scholarship
- Open Date: 15 November 2022
- Application Deadline: 31 January 2023
- Amount: Up to CI$ 30,000
- Type: Any Subject
- Level of Study: Tertiary Education
Good To Know
- Duration: 3 years (flexible)
- Essay Required: Yes
A scholarship of up to $30,000 for Caymanian students wishing to pursue Undergraduate and/or Postgraduate studies in an overseas country that is a member of the Commonwealth (e.g. the UK, Canada, Jamaica, Trinidad and Tobago and Barbados).
The overseas scholarship can facilitate a Fall 2023 or Spring 2024 start date. Scholarships are available to pursue overseas tertiary studies; TVET, Associate, Bachelor, Master and PhD studies.
International Baccalaureate (IB):
- Full IB Diploma; Three Higher Level IB certificates with a minimum of 13 points and no grade lower than 4 and two standard level subjects at the 12th grade level with a cumulative high school GPA of 3.25; Five Standard Level certificates with no grade lower than 4.
Advanced Placement (AP):
- Three group A subjects or two group A and two Group B subjects with a minimum grade of 3, and two standard level subjects at the 12th grade level with a cumulative high school GPA of 3.25.
- Three A-Levels/CAPE Unit 2 with a minimum grade of ‘C / 3’ in each A-Level/CAPE Unit 2.
- Cumulative GPA of 3.00 or higher or Associate level studies with minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA may be considered
BTEC Level 3:
- Extended Diploma with a minimum MMM grade average
The Education Council may award overseas scholarships to students who do not have advanced standing if they meet one of the two criteria below:
- Seven GCSE/CXC/IGCSE passes, including English Language and Mathematics, not less than a ‘B’ grade in all subjects.
- Cumulative High School GPA of 3.25 or higher at an approved secondary school.
WITH a minimum SAT score of 1500 (old SAT) or 1100 (new SAT), and/or ACT score of 22.
To qualify for a scholarship for Master’s degree/Internship/Specialization applicants must possess the most recent degree with a minimum of:
- A Bachelors degree with a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or an Upper Second Class Degree (2:1) or higher to pursue Master’s level studies
- Or a Masters degree with a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or an Upper Second Class Degree (2:1) or higher to pursue PHD level studies
Terms & Conditions
- Medical declaration form
- Personal and academic references
- Means assessment declaring proof of financial need