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Barbados: July 25, 2018 – Students of the University of the West Indies have a few more days to apply for some financial relief for the upcoming academic year through Sol’s scholarship programme. Sol, the leading supplier of energy solutions in the region, signed an agreement with The University of the West Indies (UWI) to provide scholarships for new and returning UWI students across UWI’s four campuses. The Sol Scholarship is available to both undergraduate and postgraduate students enrolled in the Engineering, Social Sciences, and Science & Technology faculties.
Over 50 students have benefited from the Sol Scholarship, which began in 2012, and Sol has awarded over $1 million in financial assistance to the UWI. At least 12 more scholarships are available to be awarded, and Sol expressed enthusiasm for the scholarship programme which enables the regional company to assist the youth. The deadline for this year’s applications is fast approaching, and Sol encourages students across the region to apply.
The Sol scholarship is open to citizens of the OECS, CARICOM and all Sol territories, who have gained admission to the University of the West Indies. To qualify for the scholarship, students must be enrolled in either the Cave Hill, Mona, St. Augustine or Open Campus and maintain a 3.0 grade point average.
Interested persons can obtain additional information about the scholarship by visiting www.uwi.edu/solscholarship. Applications must be submitted before July 29, 2018.