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The National Tuition Assistance Scholarship
March 24, 2020 @ 8:00 am - March 31, 2020 @ 11:59 amFree
*Please note that although the organization offering this award has “loan” in it’s name, this is a scholarship and does not need to be repaid.
The National Tuition Assistance, formerly known as the National Grant is awarded to Bahamian students and is intended to assist high school graduates or persons who are currently pursuing professional, technical, graduate or post graduate degree studies. Award recipients are selected on the basis of academic success at the high school or college level, and financial need. High school graduates must possess a GPA of 3.0 or above and a minimum of five (5) BGCSEs with a grade of “C” or higher. Those currently in college must possess a GPA of 3.0 or above. This grant has a maximum value of $7,500.00 per annum at internationally accredited institutions, colleges and universities or $4,000.00 for local institutions, and is renewable for up to four (4) years of study at accredited local and international universities, colleges, and technical and vocational institutions. Successful candidates must pursue a course of study that meets with national development goals, at the undergraduate or graduate level.
The following documents are needed in order to successfully submit an application. The application process can be started and additional documents may be uploaded up until the relevant scholarship deadline.
The documents needed are as follows:
- A Bahamian passport
- A NIB smart card
- An official acceptance letter
- An official transcript
- Copies of certificates (BGCSE / IBs / APs/ SAT/ SAT IIs, etc)
- Copies of diplomas / degrees / certificates
- Completed essays (as required by each scholarship)
- At least two (2) reference letters
- A schedule of fees (tuition, room and board, etc)*
*Please note that an I-20 form may be used to show the schedule of fees.