Caribbean Maritime Institute Hand Book


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Note: Student Loan Bureau applicants pay only auxiliary fees
Programme Local Tuition Auxiliary Fee Academic Year
MARINE
    B.Sc. in Marine Transportation / Marine Engineering $399,300.00 $61,500.00 2017-2018
CUSTOMS AND IMMIGRATION
    B.Sc. in Customs Processes, Freight Forwarding and Immigration (Full Time) $343,446.29 $53,500.00 2017-2018
    B.Sc. in Customs Processes, Freight Forwarding and Immigration (Part Time) $343,446.29 $38,000.00 2017-2018
DEFENCE AND SECURITY
    B.Sc. in Security Administration and Management $328,513.85 $38,000.00 2017-2018
ENGINEERING
    A.A.Sc. in Industrial Systems Operation & Maintenance (Full Time) $407,556.27 $61,500.00 2017-2018
    A.A.Sc. in Industrial Systems Operation & Maintenance (Part Time) $286,206.06 $46,000.00 2017-2018
    B.Eng. in Industrial Systems (Full Time) $407,556.27 $61,500.00 2017-2018
    B.Eng. in Industrial Systems (Part Time) $286,206.06 $46,000.00 2017-2018
SHIPPING AND LOGISTICS
    B.Sc. in Shipping/ Logistics and Supply Chain Management (all degrees*) (Full Time) $343,446.29 $53,500.00 2017-2018
    B.Sc. in Shipping/ Logistics and Supply Chain Management (all degrees*) (Part Time) $343,446.29 $38,000.00 2017-2018

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Note: Student Loan Bureau applicants pay only auxiliary fees
Programme Local Tuition Auxiliary Fee Academic Year
MARINE
    B.Sc. in Marine Transportation / Marine Engineering $465,850.00 $61,500.00 2017-2018
CUSTOMS AND IMMIGRATION
    B.Sc. in Customs Processes, Freight Forwarding and Immigration (Full Time) $280,754.32 $53,500.00 2017-2018
    B.Sc. in Customs Processes, Freight Forwarding and Immigration (Part Time) $268,546.94 $38,000.00 2017-2018
DEFENCE AND SECURITY
    B.Sc. in Security Administration and Management $268,546.94 $38,000.00 2017-2018
ENGINEERING
    A.A.Sc. in Industrial Systems Operation & Maintenance ( (Full Time) $333,161.66 $61,500.00 2017-2018
    A.A.Sc. in Industrial Systems Operation & Maintenance (Part Time) $233,960.99 $46,000.00 2017-2018
    B.Eng. in Industrial Systems (Full Time) $333,161.66 $61,500.00 2017-2018
    B.Eng. in Industrial Systems (Part Time) $233,960.99 $46,000.00 2017-2018
SHIPPING AND LOGISTICS
    B.Sc. in Shipping/ Logistics and Supply Chain Management (all degrees*) (Full Time) $280,754.32 $53,500.00 2017-2018
    B.Sc. in Shipping/ Logistics and Supply Chain Management (all degrees*) (Part Time) $280,754.32 $38,000.00 2017-2018

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Note: Student Loan Bureau applicants pay only auxiliary fees
Programme Local Tuition Auxiliary Fee Academic Year
MARINE
    B.Sc. in Marine Transportation / Marine Engineering $546,315.00 $61,500.00 2017-2018
CUSTOMS AND IMMIGRATION
    B.Sc. in Customs Processes, Freight Forwarding and Immigration (Full Time) $432,360.92 $53,500.00 2017-2018
    B.Sc. in Customs Processes, Freight Forwarding and Immigration (Part Time) $432,360.92 $38,000.00 2017-2018
DEFENCE AND SECURITY
    B.Sc. in Security Administration and Management $432,360.92 $38,000.00 2017-2018
ENGINEERING
    B.Eng. in Industrial Systems (Full Time) $451,158.85 $61,500.00 2017-2018
    B.Eng. in Industrial Systems (Part Time) $113,573.29 $46,000.00 2017-2018
SHIPPING AND LOGISTICS
    B.Sc. in Shipping/ Logistics and Supply Chain Management (all degrees*) (Full Time) $432,360.92 $53,500.00 2017-2018
    B.Sc. in Shipping/ Logistics and Supply Chain Management (all degrees*) (Part Time) $432,360.92 $38,000.00 2017-2018

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Note: Student Loan Bureau applicants pay only auxiliary fees
Programme Local Tuition Auxiliary Fee Academic Year
MARINE
    B.Sc. in Marine Transportation / Marine Engineering $546,315.00 $61,500.00 2017-2018
CUSTOMS AND IMMIGRATION
    B.Sc. in Customs Processes, Freight Forwarding and Immigration (Full Time) $432,360.92 $53,500.00 2017-2018
    B.Sc. in Customs Processes, Freight Forwarding and Immigration (Part Time) $432,360.92 $38,000.00 2017-2018
DEFENCE AND SECURITY
    B.Sc. in Security Administration and Management $432,360.92 $38,000.00 2017-2018
ENGINEERING
    B.Eng. in Industrial Systems (Full Time) $451,158.85 $61,500.00 2017-2018
    B.Eng. in Industrial Systems (Part Time) * The tuition is the same for 5th year (Part Time) $113,573.29 $46,000.00 2017-2018
SHIPPING AND LOGISTICS
    B.Sc. in Shipping/ Logistics and Supply Chain Management (all degrees*) (Full Time) $432,360.92 $53,500.00 2017-2018
    B.Sc. in Shipping/ Logistics and Supply Chain Management (all degrees*) (Part Time) $432,360.92 $38,000.00 2017-2018

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Note: Student Loan Bureau applicants pay only auxiliary fees
Programme Local Tuition Auxiliary Fee Matriculating into (/Year) Academic Year
CUSTOMS AND IMMIGRATION
    B.Sc. in Customs Processes, Freight Forwarding and Immigration (Full Time) $343,446.29 $53,500.00 2 2017-2018
    B.Sc. in Customs Processes, Freight Forwarding and Immigration (Part Time) $343,446.29 $38,000.00 2 2017-2018
    B.Sc. in Customs Processes, Freight Forwarding and Immigration (Full Time) $475,597.01 $53,500.00 3 2017-2018
    B.Sc. in Customs Processes, Freight Forwarding and Immigration (Part Time) $475,597.01 $38,000.00 3 2017-2018
DEFENCE AND SECURITY
    B.Sc. in Security Administration and Management (Part Time) $328,513.85 $38,000.00 2 2017-2018
    B.Sc. in Security Administration and Management (Part Time) $475,597.01 $38,000.00 3 2017-2018
ENGINEERING
    B.Eng. in Industrial Systems (Full Time) $407,556.27 $61,500.00 2 2017-2018
    B.Eng. in Industrial Systems (Part Time) $286,206.06 $46,000.00 2 2017-2018
    B.Eng. in Industrial Systems (Full Time) $496,274.73 $61,500.00 3 2017-2018
    B.Eng. in Industrial Systems (Part Time) $496,274.73 $46,000.00 4 2017-2018
SHIPPING AND LOGISTICS
    B.Sc. in Shipping/ Logistics and Supply Chain Management (all degrees*) (Full Time) $343,446.29 $53,500.00 2 2017-2018
    B.Sc. in Shipping/ Logistics and Supply Chain Management (all degrees*) (Part Time) $343,446.29 $38,000.00 2 2017-2018
    B.Sc. in Shipping/ Logistics and Supply Chain Management (all degrees*) (Full Time) $475,597.01 $53,500.00 3 2017-2018
    B.Sc. in Shipping/ Logistics and Supply Chain Management (all degrees*) (Part Time) $475,597.01 $38,000.00 3 2017-2018

Note: Caution Fee and Internet Fee additional
2017-2018
per annum
Marine and Cadets All Other Students
Double Occupancy $249,744.00 $199,795.00
Triple Occupancy $192,984.00 $154,387.00
Quadruple Occupancy $158,929.00 $127,142.00


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Programme International Tuition Auxiliary Fee Academic Year
MARINE
    B.Sc. in Marine Engineering USD $ 5,365.25 USD $ 630.00 2017-2018
    B.Sc. in Marine Transportation USD $ 5,365.25 USD $ 630.00 2017-2018
CUSTOMS AND IMMIGRATION
    B.Sc. in Customs Processes, Freight Forwarding and Immigration (Full Time) USD $ 4,600.00 USD $ 570.00 2017-2018
    B.Sc. in Customs Processes, Freight Forwarding and Immigration (Part Time) USD $ 4,600.00 USD $ 410.00 2017-2018
DEFENCE AND SECURITY
    B.Sc. in Security Administration and Management USD $ 4,600.00 USD $ 410.00 2017-2018
ENGINEERING
    A.A.Sc. in Industrial Systems Operation & Maintenance (Full Time) USD $ 5,520.00 USD $ 630.00 2017-2018
    A.A.Sc. in Industrial Systems Operation & Maintenance (Part Time) USD $ 4,025.00 USD $ 470.00 2017-2018
    B.Eng. in Industrial Systems (Full Time) USD $ 5,520.00 USD $ 630.00 2017-2018
    B.Eng. in Industrial Systems (Part Time) USD $ 4,025.00 USD $ 470.00 2017-2018
SHIPPING AND LOGISTICS
    B.Sc. in Shipping/ Logistics and Supply Chain Management (all degrees*) (Full Time) USD $ 4,600.00 USD $ 570.00 2017-2018
    B.Sc. in Shipping/ Logistics and Supply Chain Management (all degrees*) (Part Time) USD $ 4,600.00 USD $ 410.00 2017-2018

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Note: Student Loan Bureau applicants pay only auxiliary fees
Programme International Tuition Auxiliary Fee Academic Year
MARINE
    B.Sc. in Marine Engineering USD $ 6,061.00 USD $ 630.00 2017-2018
    B.Sc. in Marine Transportation USD $ 5,654.00 USD $ 630.00 2017-2018
CUSTOMS AND IMMIGRATION
    B.Sc. in Customs Processes, Freight Forwarding and Immigration (Full Time) USD $ 3,795.00 USD $ 570.00 2017-2018
    B.Sc. in Customs Processes, Freight Forwarding and Immigration (Part Time) USD $ 3,795.00 USD $ 410.00 2017-2018
DEFENCE AND SECURITY
    B.Sc. in Security Administration and Management USD $ 3,795.00 USD $570.00 2017-2018
ENGINEERING
    A.A.Sc. in Industrial Systems Operation & Maintenance ( (Full Time) USD $ 4,600.00 USD $ 630.00 2017-2018
    A.A.Sc. in Industrial Systems Operation & Maintenance (Part Time) USD $ 3,220.00 USD $ 470.00 2017-2018
    B.Eng. in Industrial Systems (Full Time) USD $ 4,600.00 USD $ 630.00 2017-2018
    B.Eng. in Industrial Systems (Part Time) USD $ 3,220.00 USD $ 470.00 2017-2018
SHIPPING AND LOGISTICS
    B.Sc. in Shipping/ Logistics and Supply Chain Management (all degrees*) (Full Time) USD $ 3,795.00 USD $ 570.00 2017-2018
    B.Sc. in Shipping/ Logistics and Supply Chain Management (all degrees*) (Part Time) USD $ 3,795.00 USD $ 410.00 2017-2018

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Note: Student Loan Bureau applicants pay only auxiliary fees
Programme International Tuition Auxiliary Fee Academic Year
MARINE
    B.Sc. in Marine Engineering USD $ 6,870.60 USD $ 630.00 2017-2018
    B.Sc. in Marine Transportation USD $ 6,428.40 USD $ 630.00 2017-2018
CUSTOMS AND IMMIGRATION
    B.Sc. in Customs Processes, Freight Forwarding and Immigration (Full Time) USD $ 5,980.00 USD $ 570.00 2017-2018
    B.Sc. in Customs Processes, Freight Forwarding and Immigration (Part Time) USD $ 5,980.00 USD $ 410.00 2017-2018
DEFENCE AND SECURITY
    B.Sc. in Security Administration and Management USD $ 5,980.00 USD $ 410.00 2017-2018
ENGINEERING
    B.Eng. in Industrial Systems (Full Time) USD $ 5,980.00 USD $ 630.00 2017-2018
    B.Eng. in Industrial Systems (Part Time) USD $ 3,220.00 USD $ 470.00 2017-2018
SHIPPING AND LOGISTICS
    B.Sc. in Shipping/ Logistics and Supply Chain Management (all degrees*) (Full Time) USD $ 5,980.00 USD $ 570.00 2017-2018
    B.Sc. in Shipping/ Logistics and Supply Chain Management (all degrees*) (Part Time) USD $ 5,980.00 USD $ 410.00 2017-2018

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Note: Student Loan Bureau applicants pay only auxiliary fees
Programme International Tuition Auxiliary Fee Academic Year
MARINE
    B.Sc. in Marine Engineering USD $ 6,870.60 USD $ 630.00 2017-2018
    B.Sc. in Marine Transportation USD $ 6,428.40 USD $ 630.00 2017-2018
CUSTOMS AND IMMIGRATION
    B.Sc. in Customs Processes, Freight Forwarding and Immigration (Full Time) USD $ 5,980.00 USD $ 570.00 2017-2018
    B.Sc. in Customs Processes, Freight Forwarding and Immigration (Part Time) USD $ 5,980.00 USD $ 410.00 2017-2018
DEFENCE AND SECURITY
    B.Sc. in Security Administration and Management USD $ 5,980.00 USD $ 410.00 2017-2018
ENGINEERING
    B.Eng. in Industrial Systems (Part Time) * The tuition is the same for 5th year (Part Time) USD $ 5,980.00 USD $ 470.00 2017-2018
SHIPPING AND LOGISTICS
    B.Sc. in Shipping/ Logistics and Supply Chain Management (all degrees*) (Full Time) USD $ 5,980.00 USD $ 570.00 2017-2018
    B.Sc. in Shipping/ Logistics and Supply Chain Management (all degrees*) (Part Time) USD $ 5,980.00 USD $ 410.00 2017-2018

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Note: Student Loan Bureau applicants pay only auxiliary fees
Programme International Tuition Auxiliary Fee Matriculating into (/Year) Academic Year
CUSTOMS AND IMMIGRATION
    B.Sc. in Customs Processes, Freight Forwarding and Immigration (Full Time) USD $ 4,600.00 USD $ 570.00 2 2017-2018
    B.Sc. in Customs Processes, Freight Forwarding and Immigration (Part Time) USD $ 4,600.00 USD $ 410.00 2 2017-2018
    B.Sc. in Customs Processes, Freight Forwarding and Immigration (Full Time) USD $ 6,578.00 USD $ 570.00 3 2017-2018
    B.Sc. in Customs Processes, Freight Forwarding and Immigration (Part Time) USD $ 6,578.00 USD $ 410.00 3 2017-2018
DEFENCE AND SECURITY
    B.Sc. in Security Administration and Management (Full Time) USD $4,600.00 USD $ 570.00 2 2017-2018
    B.Sc. in Security Administration and Management (Part Time) USD $ 6,578.00 USD $410.00 3 2017-2018
ENGINEERING
    B.Eng. in Industrial Systems (Full Time) USD $ 5,520.00 USD $ 630.00 2 2017-2018
    B.Eng. in Industrial Systems (Part Time) USD $ 4,025.00 USD $ 470.00 2 2017-2018
    B.Eng. in Industrial Systems (Full Time) USD $ 6,578.00 USD $ 630.00 3 2017-2018
    B.Eng. in Industrial Systems (Part Time) USD $ 6,578.00 USD $ 470.00 4 2017-2018
SHIPPING AND LOGISTICS
    B.Sc. in Shipping/ Logistics and Supply Chain Management (all degrees*) (Full Time) USD $ 4,600.00 USD $ 570.00 2 2017-2018
    B.Sc. in Shipping/ Logistics and Supply Chain Management (all degrees*) (Part Time) USD $ 4,600.00 USD $ 410.00 2 2017-2018
    B.Sc. in Shipping/ Logistics and Supply Chain Management (all degrees*) (Full Time) USD $ 6,578.00 USD $570.00 3 2017-2018
    B.Sc. in Shipping/ Logistics and Supply Chain Management (all degrees*) (Part Time) USD $ 6,578.00 USD $ 410.00 3 2017-2018

Note: Caution Fee and Internet Fee additional
2017-2018
per annum
All students
Double Occupancy USD $3,300
Triple Occupancy USD $2,750
Quadruple Occupancy USD $2,200

Payment Plan Information

Paying the full tuition is seen as Payment Plan option A


Plan First Installment (Paid in 1st Semester) Proceeding Installment(s) Processing Fee
Full Time Student
Option B 50% 50% 5%
Option C 60% 40% 5%
Option D 40% 30% (x2 installments) 5%
Part Time Student
Option B 50% 50% 5%
Option C 60% 20% (x2 installments) 5%

Caribbean Catastrophe Risk Insurance Facility (CCRIF)

Amount: varied
Through the CCRIF Scholarship Programme of the CCRIF Technical Assistance Programme, the facility provides scholarships to students at the post-graduate level to pursue study in areas related to disaster risk management. CCRIF provides a maximum of four scholarships annually for students pursuing a Masters or an MBA programme in a number of pre-identified areas (see eligibility criteria) which are available at universities in the United Kingdom, United States and Canada and at eligible universities in the Caribbean, other than the University of the West Indies (UWI). More Information

Caribbean Shipping Association – Monica Silvera Scholarship

Amount: US$2,500.00
Programme Description
All Programmes, special consideration for final year students Awarded to a student (applicant or returning) who is a Caribbean national from countries with membership to the Caribbean Shipping Association. The awardee will be of good character, displaying leadership qualities and consistent involvement in social/community activities.

Application period: May 1 – July 31 of 2017

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Citizen Security and Justice Programme (CSJP)

Amount: varied
To be a recipient of this programme you must be residing in one of the listed communities. Students must correspond with the Institution. CSJP will send a list of recipient name to the Accounts Department who will process and clear the student by the amount sponsored. More Information

Grace Kennedy Foundation Bursary

Amount: J$100,000.00
Programme Description
Institute for the Shipping/ Logistics and Supply Chain Management (all degrees*) degrees This Caribbean Maritime Institute Bursary for final year students registered in the Institute for the Shipping/ Logistics and Supply Chain Management (all degrees*) degrees (Port Management, International Shipping/ Logistics and Supply Chain Management, and Cruise Shipping and Marine Tourism). The applicant should be a Jamaican national with a Grade Point Average (GPA) of 3.0 and above. More Information

Jamaica Tertiary Education Commission

Amount: varied
J-TEC’s strategy to transform the tertiary education system incorporates measures to maintain relevance of the sector. As the gateway to world-class quality tertiary education, J-TEC aims to increase access to tertiary education. The Jamaica Tertiary Education Commission of the Ministry of Education, Youth, and Information administers several scholarship annually. Click on "more" to visit their website to get more information and to download an application form. More Information

The Jamaica Values and Attitudes (JAMVAT) Programme

Amount: varied
JAMVAT recipients must completed application form and ensure that all relevant signatures and dates are affixed. Incomplete applications will not be considered. A list of JAMVAT recipients’ name is communicated to the Accounts Department. Once received recipients will be processed and cleared for the amount being sponsored. More Information

PetroCaribe Scholarship

Amount: varied
PetroCaribe Development Fund supports the Jamaica50/PetroCaribe Scholarship initiative, which is one of the Jamaica 50 legacy programmes. Tertiary level scholarships are awareded and beneficiaries are supported financially by the Fund for the duration of their studies. The tertiary awardees will be contracted to work in the public service for five years. Go to http://www.petrocaribejm.org/portfolio/jamaica-50-scholarship-merit-programme for more details. More Information

Sagicor Foundation Scholarship

Amount: J$250,000.00
Programme Description
All Programmes This scholarship is available to applicants that have been accepted or who are currently studying at the Caribbean Maritime Institute. Students applying must be accepted to pursue fulltime studies and have a GPA of 3.0 and above. Applicants must demonstrate the need for financial assistance. Only clients of Sagicor Group Jamaica and its subsidiaries are eligible. Students whose parents are clients will be considered. Team members of Sagicor Group Jamaica are not eligible to apply. Sagicor Team members may apply for the Sagicor Foundation internal scholarship Plan where advertised internally. Scholarships offered are applicable to tuition fees and paid directly to the recipient’s institution. Application form and criteria are available online at www.sagicorjamaica.com/foundation , at any Sagicor Life, Bank or Investments branch or at the qualifying institution or university. More Information

Student Loan Bureau (SLB)

The Students' Loan Bureau wants you to determine your future. The SLB offers student loan financing at the best interest rate with unmatched terms. Enjoy our 9.5% interest rate, long moratorium period and full tuition financing (where applicable). You may also benefit from a Grant in Aid to assist with your school related expenses. The SLB works in close partnership with approved universities and colleges to ensure that your tuition financing is handled thereby allowing you more time to commit to your studies. More Information

Jamaica National Small Business Loan: Education

Borrow up to a maximum of $700,000 to finance:
  • Exam fees for CXC, GCE, CAPE, CSEC and other external examinations
  • Supplies, including a computer
  • Cover auxiliary fees, books and other miscellaneous fees
  • Term of 10 to 50 weeks
  • Client must be over 18 years of age
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You may pay all fees at the cashier window on the CMI main campus (Palisadoes Rd.) Please bring your photo ID and all documents relevant to the transaction

Directions:

Upon entering the main campus of the Caribbean Maritime Institute (CMI), proceed to the Main Administrative building, and ask for the the cashier. There, you will conduct your transaction.

Tuition and Fee payments may be made at any branch of NCB islandwide. When paying at the bank, pleas ensure you pay to CMI*. You have the choice of using the bank vocher provided by CMI or using the bank's (NCB's) voucher. It is highly recommended that you use the CMI voucher as it ensure's you state which fee(s) you are paying towards and how much of the deposit is going towards what you've specified .

To pay tuition and fees online via NCB online set up CMI as a payee in Bill Payment and then proceed to "Pay a Bill". You must put your student number as your account number.

NCB Online Payments

  • Log in to your NCB online account
  • Under “Quick Links” select “Bill Payment”
  • Under “Bill Payment” select “Add Bill Payee”
  • For STEP 1, the ‘Payee Business Category” is Schools and Universities
  • For Step 2, select CARIBBEAN MARITIME INSTITUTE
  • For step 3, enter your ID number and /or Full Name
  • Complete

After CMI has been successfully added as a Payee, do the following:

  • Select “Pay Bills”
  • Select payee CARIBBEAN MARITIME INSTITUTE
  • Enter amount for payment
  • Complete payment and record your reference number.
Wire transfers are accepted in US$ and CAN$ from any location in the world using a swift banking system
Tuition may be paid via local J$ or US$ wire transfer from any location islandwide.

Earn and Learn

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Caribbean Maritime Institute 's Earn and Learn and Special Assistance Lunch (SAP) Programmes are offered for needy students. Students who want this assistance are required to complete an application form and write an essay stating their need. Selection is done based on the assessment of the application forms and essays provided. If needed, individual interviews may be conducted with candidates. The Registrar and the Student Services Manager have overall responsibility for the placement of students.

Selection is done every semester to enable more students benefitting from this assistance. Students on SAP are provided with lunch on the days that they have classes. Students on the Earn and Learn Programme are placed across the Institution to work and are properly supervised. Time sheets are kept by their supervisors to record their hours each week and this must be signed and submitted to the Registry to enable the processing of stipends. Students are allowed to work a maximum of twenty five hours per week and are offered a stipend of $200.00 per hour.

Eligible students must:

  • be current registered students at the Institution (see the Student Handbook online or visit the Registry Office for registration requirements)
  • have achieved at least a C+ average on their last Progress Report
  • establish financial need.
  • show evidence of extra-curricular involvement or involvement in sports, civic or community activities
Students may be placed in internships which pay them a small stipend

Before Applying for a Scholarship

  • Search for scholarships related to your field of study on websites,in newspapers and at you r scholarship office . By doing this you increase your chances of being awarded one. Avoid applying for general scholarships they are typically more competitive than field-specific ones.
  • Scholarship applications are usually accepted between the months of October—July each year.
  • Apply for scholarships early, do not wait until the last minute to submit your scholarship application. Submit your application in a timely manner; this may say a lot about you.
  • Apply for scholarships that require videos, essays and projects. These scholarships typically require a lot of work, which means fewer applicants, will apply.
  • Ensure that your background remains professional, Google yourself and ensure that your image is appropriate for the scholarshipin which you are interested. Entities will do research on you.
  • Ensure you have a professional email address. Avoid ‘hotgyalkim@hotmail.com’ opt for ‘kimberlysmith@hotmail.com.

Preparation for the Scholarship Interview

  • Often, scholarships requires an interview. Interviews typically last between 15-30 minutes. This interview may include a panel of interviewers between 1-7 persons depending on the scholarship.
  • Do your research on the organization issuing the scholarship. Some interviewing panels like to know that potential awardees know about the organization.
  • Research who may be a panellist for the interview, it also helps if you know a littleabout those persons Be prepared to discussed your future (goals/ambitions/hobbies/career/financial profile/skills etc).
  • Research popular interview questions and possible answers. Below are a few examples of questions:
    • What are your strengths and weaknesses?
    • Why are you deserving of this Scholarship opportunity?
    • Where do you see yourself in 5-10 years?
    • Tell me how you handle failure.
  • Be prepared to ask questions. These could include questions about bonding and recipient selection timelines.
  • Ensure you know the exact interview location and directions. Make arrangements for reliable transportation in advance and know who to ask for upon arrival.
  • Ensure you wear business attire for your interview; avoid ‘loud’ distracting colours and hairstyles . Ensure you are well-groomed and your clothing is clean and ironed.

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