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Educational Exchange Program Quick Facts

Candidate Requirements

Citizenship and current residency in Jamaica; undergraduate degree and excellent academic performance (first class or upper second class honors); commitment to university lecturing and/or research and nomination by applicant’s university.

Fields of Study

All fields of study are included, with the exception of medicine, nursing, and dentistry.


Airline travel to and from the United States; tuition assistance, in the form of a scholarship or assistantship, provided by the host university, with the exception of the fields of business and law, where grantees are expected to contribute towards the cost of tuition; monthly stipend for grantee; monthly book allowance; and health insurance.