MUA/NIA Scholarship 2019-2020 cycle applications to commence in May

NIA CHARLESTOWN NEVIS  (April 26, 2019) — The following is an announcement from the Ministry of Health in the Nevis Island Administration (NIA) regarding the Medical University of the Americas (MUA)/ NIA Scholarship 2019-2020 cycle.

The Medical University of the Americas (MUA) and the Nevis Island Administration (NIA) announces its call for scholarships from May 13 to June 28, 2019, for the period 2019-2020.

Two MUA/NIA Scholarships will be awarded towards the pursuit of undergraduate studies which leads 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 and Nevis
  • Must have at least five (5) CXC or CSEC passes including Mathematics, English and one (1) Science
  • Must be active in community service

Priority areas for 2019-2020 include but are not limited to:

Nutrition, Optometry, Dental Hygiene, Environmental Health, Health Education, Biomedical Engineering, Occupational /Speech Therapy, Chemistry, Special Education, and Social Work

MUA /NIA Scholarships will be awarded to begin studies during the period August 2019 to February 2020.

For further information on the application process, please contact the Ministry of Health at or at tel. 469-5221 ext. 6490/6491/6492.

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