Elias A. Issa Scholarship (Male)

The Issa Foundation in collaboration with Ministry of Education and Youth will award a scholarship to University students who are desirous of pursuing a Bachelor Degree in Management Studies at the University of the West Indies or Business Administration at the University of Technology, Jamaica.

Applicants should make their own application to the U.W.I. /or U-tech for admission.

Incomplete applications will not be processed.

Two (2) recent passport size photographs.

Certified copy of your birth certificate or evidence of date of birth.

Certificate of domicile signed by a Justice of the Peace (JP), Minister of Religion or other reputable member of the community.

Certificate of fitness from a Registered Medical Practitioner.

Certificate of Character signed by a member of the community e.g. Education Officer, Principal, Minister of Religion or Justice of the Peace.

Letter of reference: Academic/Professional.

Certified copies of Educational certificates obtained and a progress report if attending University.

Evidence of acceptance at UWI or UTECH Jamaica.


1. Candidates should be:-

a) Jamaican citizens, domiciled in Jamaica during the last five (5) years;

b) Not older than 25 years old on October 1st in the year of award;

Pursuing or about to pursue full –time undergraduate study at the University of the West Indies or the University of Technology, Jamaica

2. The Scholarship award is valid for the academic year immediately following the offer of the award and cannot be deferred for any reason.

3. Successful candidates will be required to sign a bond agreeing to work in Jamaica and work in a Government owned institution for a period not exceeding five (5) years.

N.B. Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

Any misleading/fraudulent information given will disqualify an applicant from accessing the programme.