NIA & MUA Scholarship Offer 2024-25

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NIA CHARLESTOWN NEVIS (May 02, 2024)- The following is an announcement by the Ministry of Human Resources regarding scholarship opportunities:


NIA & MUA Scholarship Offer 2024-25


The Nevis Island Administration (NIA) in collaboration with the Medical University of the Americas (MUA) encourages individuals who are interested in Health Sciences to apply for the NIA & MUA scholarship opportunity. Two (2) scholarships will be awarded for successful candidates to pursue undergraduate studies at an accredited higher-education institution. The scholarships support awardees for up to four (4) years of studies whilst attending the Medical University of the Americas (MUA); the University of the West Indies; the University of Technology; or any four (4) year United States based institution. Individuals who are already attending University will NOT be considered for this Scholarship.


Persons eligible to apply must be:


* Must be at least eighteen (18) years of age

* Must be a citizen of St. Kitts/Nevis

* Must have at least five (5) CXC CSEC passes including Mathematics, English and one (1) Science * Must be active in community service

* Must be in possession of a university acceptance letter


The priority areas for 2024 includes but not limited to:


* Environmental Health (Health Inspector)

* Pharmacy

* Dental Hygiene

* Medical Technology

* Physical Therapy

* Occupational/Speech Therapy

* Health Educator

* Health Services Administration

* Counselling

* Biomedical Engineering

* Health Information Management

* Occupational Health & Safety

* Radiography

* Supply Chain Management

* Social Work

* Gender/Gender and Development Studies


For applications to be considered, candidates must present the following documents by June 2, 2024:


* Completed Application Form;

* Birth or naturalization certificate;

* Police Record;

* Passport Sized Picture;

* Certified copies of CXC/CSEC/CAPE passes;

* Copy of acceptance letter from tertiary institution;

* Official costing of programme including tuition, room and board etc.; * Letter of reference from high school teacher;

* Letter of reference from a community service organization stating your active involvement; and * Eight hundred-one thousand (800-1000) word essay stating your future goals and why you are deserving of this scholarship.


Applications MUST be typewritten and submitted in hard copy to the address below:


Chairperson, MUA/NIA Scholarship Committee, ℅ The Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Health et al Administration Building, Charlestown, Nevis


Questions about eligibility and other matters regarding the application process can be forwarded to or to Ms. Shelisa Martin- Clarke at 469–5521-Ext 6490.


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