Elbert & Elfreda Archer Scholarship

Purpose

The Elbert and Elfreda Archer Fund Scholarship provides funding opportunities for low-income students in the Caribbean who are eligible to sit the Caribbean Secondary Examination Council (CSEC), Caribbean Advanced Proficiency Examination (CAPE), and/or Caribbean Examination Council (CXC) examinations.

Eligibility Criteria

To be considered for this scholarship, applicants must:

  • be no older than 18 years old by October 31, 2017.
  • reside in a Caribbean territory
  • intend to pursue at least a programme of study in an associate or bachelors degree programme at a college/university.
  • must have at least a cumulative “B” average at time of the application.

Consideration will be given to academic achievement and financial need.

Selection Process

The Scholarship Selection Committee will consider these criteria when making their decision:

  • Academic achievement
  • Expressed financial need
  • Statement of educational goals and career objectives
  • Information contained by reference providers.

Guidelines

Scholarships are awarded on an annual basis.  Applicants are required to complete all sections of the scholarship application.  Applicants are strongly encouraged to ensure that their applications are well-written, free of grammatical errors.  Incomplete applications will not be considered for this scholarship award.

Deadline to Apply

To be guaranteed consideration for the Elbert & Elfreda Archer Scholarship selection process, students must submit all required application materials by the July 30, 2017 deadline. NO LATE APPLICATIONS will be accepted. The Scholarship Selection Committee will use the date and time of the email/online submission to determine if application deadline was adhered to.

Award Amount

Varies based on availability of funds

Notification

Applicants will be notified of their status by August 15, 2017.

APPLICATIONS OPEN ON February 15, 2017

 Applying for the Scholarship

CLICK HERE TO COMPLETE THE SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION ONLINE

or

CLICK HERE TO COMPLETE THE SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION AS A WORD DOCUMENT