Scholarship Application Period

USC’s Scholarship Committee is pleased to announce the Scholarship Application period for Semester II, 2021-2022 will be from Monday, March 14, 2022 to Friday, April 8, 2022.

For any scholarship inquires, you may contact the committee via email at scholarships@usc.edu.tt.

How to Apply

Application Deadline: Friday, April 8, 2022

Named Scholarships

The Aron J. Horrell Scholarship

The Aron J. Horrell Scholarships are awarded competitively among eligible Biology Majors of the University of the Southern Caribbean on the basis of the applicant’s academic achievements. This scholarship will be awarded once per academic year and will be in the amount of TTD$2,000.00 per scholarship.

Eligibility for Scholarship:
The Aron J. Horrell Scholarship is only offered once per academic year, and is available to Biology Majors who are academically qualified and are enrolled as a student at USC.

Applicant Criteria:

  • Minimum cumulative 3.0 GPA.
  • Enrolled for a minimum of 12 credits in the semester the scholarship is being awarded.
  • Must have good character and maintain good citizenship.
  • Demonstrates leadership ability.
  • Must be enrolled in the USC work/study program.

The Sylvia Modeste Nursing Leading Scholarship

The Sylvia Modeste Nursing Leading Scholarship is to recognize scholarly achievements and to encourage students’ pursuit of leadership roles in the nursing profession. This scholarship awards USD$1,000.00. 

Scholarship criteria is as follows:

  • A minimum cumulative 3.0 GPA.
  • Applicants must be enrolled for a minimum of 12 credits in the semester the scholarship is being awarded.
  • Be conscientious, dependable, diligent and determined.
  • Demonstrate financial need.
  • Be goal oriented.
  • Be enrolled in the BSN Nursing program.
  • Demonstrate acquired leadership skills

 

The USC Alumni & Friends Huntsville, Alabama Scholarship

The USC Alumni & Friends: Huntsville, Alabama Scholarships is awarded competitively among graduating students of the University of the Southern Caribbean based on the applicant’s academic achievements, financial need, and high determination for achievement of goals. This scholarship awards USD$1,000.00. 

Scholarship criteria is as follows:

  • The student must be a graduating senior needing assistance to clear financially.
  • Must have a good citizenship record including having helped himself/herself through student labor.
  • Must have maintained a minimum 2.5 GPA.
  • Must not be related to an employee of the Church/University.

 

The University of the Southern Caribbean Alumni Association, North America (USCAANA) Scholarship

The University of the Southern Caribbean Alumni Association, North America (USCAANA) Scholarships are awarded competitively among sophomore and junior students of the University of the Southern Caribbean based on the applicant’s academic achievements, financial need, and high determination for achievement of goals. This scholarship awards USD$1,000.00. 

Scholarship criteria is as follows:

  • A minimum cumulative 3.0 GPA.
  • There must be a demonstrated need.
  • Applicants must be enrolled for a minimum of 12 credits in the semester the scholarship is being awarded.
  • Students must be of good character and maintain good citizenship.
  • Demonstrate leadership ability, and engage in campus ministries activities.

 

The Timothy S. Greaves, M.D. Scholarship

The Timothy S. Greaves M.D. Scholarships will be awarded competitively among Guyanese or Barbadian students of the University of the Southern Caribbean based on the applicant’s academic achievements, show financial need, portray strong Christian values and high determination for achievement of goals. This scholarship awards USD$1,000.00. 

Scholarship criteria is as follows:

  • A minimum cumulative 3.0 GPA.
  • Applicants must be enrolled for a minimum of 12 credits in the semester the scholarship is being awarded.
  • Be a dedicated Christian, conscientious, dependable, diligent and determined.
  • Demonstrate financial need.
  • Be Goal Oriented.
  • Be or Guyanese or Barbadian nationality or by default an eligible national of any other country within the Caribbean.
  • Must be enrolled in the USC’s work/study program.

 

The Samuel & Hyacinth Thorpe Music Scholarship

The Samuel & Hyacinth Thorpe Music Scholarship will be awarded competitively among students enrolled in the Music Degree Program of the University of the Southern Caribbean, based on the applicant’s academic achievements, show financial need, strong Christian values and high determination for the achievement of goals. This scholarship awards an amount of USD$1,000.00. 

Scholarship criteria is as follows:

  • Must be pursuing a Degree in Music.
  • Must be currently enrolled at USC.
  • Must maintain a minimum cumulative 3.0 GPA.
  • Must have a financial need.

 

The North American Alumni - Southern California Chapter Occupational Therapy Scholarship

The North American Alumni - Southern California Chapter Occupational Therapy Scholarship- The Master of Science in Occupational Therapy (MSOT) scholarship fund is established to provide scholarships for the occupational therapy students at the University of the Southern Caribbean. This semester students have the opportunity to benefit from a fund of $5,000USD. Scholarships would be awarded based on merit and need.

Scholarship criteria is as follows:

  • Completed a minimum of 2 semesters in the USC Master of Science in Occupational Therapy program.
  • Good academic standing (above G.P.A 3.0).
  • Active TTOTA member.
  • Demonstrated leadership within the program.
  • Documented community service.

General Scholarships

Two-Way Scholarship

To be eligible for this scholarship, the student must apply to the church where he/she holds membership.  It is restricted to conferences/missions in the Caribbean Union.  The sum approved and paid to the student’s account by the Church will be matched 50% by the college up to and not exceeding five hundred dollars ($500.00) per semester.  The amount stipulated by the college to be awarded to the student is in no way intended to influence or limit the generosity of the local church.

Literature Evangelist Scholarships

To be eligible for this scholarship, the student must apply to the church where he/she holds membership.  It is restricted to conferences/missions in the Caribbean Union.  The sum approved and paid to the student’s account by the Church will be matched 50% by the college up to and not exceeding five hundred dollars ($500.00) per semester.  The amount stipulated by the college to be awarded to the student is in no way intended to influence or limit the generosity of the local church.

Recruitment Plan

To be eligible for this scholarship, the student must apply to the church where he/she holds membership.  It is restricted to conferences/missions in the Caribbean Union.  The sum approved and paid to the student’s account by the Church will be matched 50% by the college up to and not exceeding five hundred dollars ($500.00) per semester.  The amount stipulated by the college to be awarded to the student is in no way intended to influence or limit the generosity of the local church.

Work-Study Scholarships

Students may earn a portion of their expenses by working part-time in a college industry or service.  Jobs are based on availability.

Industrial Scholarships

(Open to Nationals of Trinidad & Tobago only.)  Students who work full-time, minimum of forty (40) hours weekly, for one year would receive fifteen percent (15%) salary bonus credited to their account, if the required amount of hours are completed.

Tuition Scholarships

USC awards one-year tuition scholarships annually to recent graduates, one each, from eleven SDA high schools in the Caribbean Union Conference.  Recipients must be the top performers in their classes, based on the results of the CXC examinations.  Their high school principals must also recommend them.  Students on this scholarship must maintain a 3.0 GPA at the end of the first semester in order to benefit the second semester.  Scholarships must be used in the year they are awarded.  They are not valid after.

Specially Named Scholarships

Distinguished alumni and friends of the college annually provide monies towards student scholarships.  These scholarships have specific criteria.  Enquires and applications can be made via the office of the V.P. of Development, Public Relations, and Alumni Affairs.

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