Aug 16, 2019

The Lyford Cay Foundation Inc Scholarship at UB

  • University Of The Bahamas Office of Financial Aid and Scholarships
  • The University of The Bahamas, Thompson Boulevard, Nassau, The Bahamas
Scholarship Scholarship

Job Description

The Lyford Cay Foundation Inc. and The Canadian Lyford Cay Foundation support approximately 110 students each year with renewable financial aid bursary awards ranging from $2,500.00 to $5,000.00 per annum.

Awards are available to UB students in bachelor and associate degree programmes only; awards are not available for Certificate, Pre-Tech and upgrading programmes. Scholarship funds are to be applied toward tuition and fees, books and supplies directly related to the programme of study. Students receiving the Family Island Allowance may apply scholarship funds toward accommodations.

Recipients pursuing a bachelor degree are limited to completing their programme in a 5 year or 10 semester period from the date of admission.

Recipients pursuing an associate degree are limited to completing their programme in a 3 year or 6 semester period from the date of admission.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Students who qualify for Lyford Cay Foundation Scholarship Awards must demonstrate significant financial need and meet other specific criteria as stipulated by the respective award.
  • Recipients must register for no less than 15 major-related credit hours per semester and must maintain a minimum cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 2.00 per semester.
  • Recipients must submit a copy of their transcript to the Office of Financial Aid and Scholarships at the end of every semester.
 

Available Awards

Award Number of Awards Value per Student Eligibility Criteria Maintaining Eligibility
Bacardi and Company 5 $2,500 Need based 2.00 GPA
Bahamas Supermarkets Foundation 1 $2,500 Need based 2.00 GPA
Berry Islands 2 $3,000 Berry Islands students; need based 2.00 GPA
Bro. J. Angus Campbell 1 $2,500 Need based 2.00 GPA
C. V. Bethel 1 $2,500 Languages major, preference given to Spanish major; need based 2.00 GPA
Charles Kenneth Kelly 1 $2,500 Marketing major; need based 2.00 GPA
The Cockwell Family 1 $2,500 Need based 2.00 GPA
The Crothers Family 1 $2,500 Need based 2.00 GPA
David A. C. Kelly Memorial 2 $5,000 Small Island Sustainability major; need based 2.00 GPA
David and Nancy Kelly 1 $2,500 Marketing major; need based 2.00 GPA
Dr. Francis A. Adderley 1 $2,500 Need based 2.00 GPA
Edna Francis Kelly 1 $2,500 Marketing major; need based 2.00 GPA
Eleuthera 4 $3,000 Eleuthera students; need based 2.00 GPA
Erickson Family 1 $4,000 Must be from the Island of Inagua; need based 2.00 GPA
Everlyn and Reginald Poitier 1 $3,000 Cat Island students; need based 2.00 GPA
George Encil Trust 3 $2,500 University of The Bahamas-North students; need based 2.00 GPA
Gilbert and Lucia Greenway 1 $2,500 Need based 2.00 GPA
Godfrey K. Kelly 5 $3,000 Family Island students (Cat Island preferred); Need based 2.00 GPA
The Goulandris Family 2 $2,500 Need based 2.00 GPA
J. S. Johnson and Co. 1 $2,500 Need based 2.00 GPA
James George Mosko 5 $3,000 Family Island students; Need based 2.00 GPA
Katherine T. Chambers 1 $2,500 Journalism and/or Creative Arts; Need based 2.00 GPA
Kelly’s Home Centre 1 $2,500 Marketing major; Need based 2.00 GPA
Long Island 1 $3,000 Long Island students; Need based 2.00 GPA
Marilu Tolo (Females) 20 $2,500 Need based 2.00 GPA
Marilu Tolo (Males) 20 $2,500 Need based 2.00 GPA
Marilu Tolo Special 5 $2,500 Females; Merit and need based 2.00 GPA
Mike Stubbs Enterprises 2 $3,000 Cat Island students; Need based 2.00 GPA
Neville Thomas 1 $2,500 Need Based 2.00 GPA
Nicholas G. Damianos Sr. 1 $2,500 Business Administration major; Need based 2.00 GPA
PriceWaterhouseCoopers 1 $2,500 Accounting major; Need based 2.00 GPA
Ranfurly Home for Children 1 $3,500 Must have been or is a resident of the Ranfurly Home for Children; Need based 2.00 GPA
Robert Nihon 1 $2,500 Need based 2.00 GPA
The Rogers Family 5 $2,500 Need based 2.00 GPA
Rotary “Imagine” 3 $2,500 Need based 2.00 GPA
Royal Bank of Canada 1 $2,500 Need based 2.00 GPA
William and Lynn Holowesko 1 $2,500 Need based 2.00 GPA
William E. Jones 1 $2,500 University of The Bahamas-North students; need based 2.00 GPA
Windfield 2 $2,500 Need based 2.00 GPA