Min. of Health announces call for MUA/NIA 2017-2018 scholarships

NIA CHARLESTOWN NEVIS (MAY 02, 2017) — The following is an announcement from the Ministry of Health regarding call for Medical University of the Americas (MUA)/ Nevis Island Administration (NIA) 2017-2018 scholarships.
The MUA and the NIA announces a Call for Scholarships for the period 2017-2018.
Two MUA/NIA Scholarships will be awarded towards the pursuit of undergraduate studies which lead to a degree at an accredited higher learning institution. 
Preference will be given to qualifying schools within the Caribbean region including the University of the West Indies and the University of Technology.
Applicants interested in pursuing Medicine at The Medical University of the Americas are also eligible for this scholarship.
Eligibility Requirements
Must be at least eighteen (18) years of age
Must be a citizen of St. Kitts/Nevis
Must have at least five (5) Caribbean Examinations Council (CXC) Caribbean Secondary Education Certificate (CSEC) passes including Mathematics, English and one (1) Science
Must be active in community service
Priority Areas for 2017-2018 include but are not limited to:
Environmental Health
Biomedical Engineering
Occupational Therapy
Speech Therapy
Special Education
MUA /NIA Scholarships will be awarded to begin studies during the period August 2017-February 2018.
For further information on the application process please contact the Ministry of Health at min.health@niagov.com or 469-5521×6491/6492.
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