With the cost of tertiary education increasing, more and more of the economic cost is being passed to students. Because of this, many students are at risk of failing to complete their studies or being denied an opportunity to pursue studies at the University.
UWIDEF has successfully collaborated with the UWI Mona Office of Student Financing (OSF) to consistently award scholarships brokered by UWIDEF since 1990.
For the academic year 2015/2016 thirty (30) awards are available spanning a wide cross-section of academic fields. These Scholarships and Bursaries are available out of the UWIDEF office each with their own requirement specified by the donor and approved by the Office of Student Financing.
The Century Club is made up of enlightened and committed individuals, associations and companies who understand the need and value of the University of the West Indies. They have contributed a minimum of J$1 Million to the Fund and in recognition of this contribution they have been inducted in the Century Club.
The Friends of UWI Development and Endowment Fund was established in 2006. It is an affiliate of UWIDEF in Jamaica and it supports the mission and work of UWIDEF at the UWI Mona Campus in Kingston Jamaica.