NIA announces OAS 2018 scholarship programme

Nevis Island Administration seal
Nevis Island Administration seal

NIA CHARLESTOWN NEVIS (March 20, 2018) — The following is an announcement from the Ministry of Human Resources in the Nevis Island Administration (NIA) regarding 2018 Organization of American States (OAS) scholarship programme.

The Ministry of Human Resources in the Nevis Island Administration, is pleased to inform you that the Organization of American States is once again awarding scholarships to citizens of the OAS member states to pursue bachelors, masters or doctoral degrees, at an accredited higher learning institution in an OAS member state. Some of the benefits of an OAS scholarship may include:

  • Round trip ticket;
  • Tuition and mandatory fees;
  • Monthly complementary subsistence allowance;
  • Medical insurance; and
  • Yearly book allowance.

For further information on the following, please visit the link http://www.oas.org/en/scholarships/default.asp:

  • Types of Scholarships;
  • Key Eligibility Requirements;
  • Scholarship Application Documents and Forms; and
  • Selection Process.

Kindly note that all completed applications must be forwarded to NIA, the Ministry of Human Resources by Monday, April 23rd, 2018.

All other information related to this program including documents and application process is available at the OAS Scholarships’ website:

For any other guidance, feel free to contact the Ministry of Human Resources, Training Officer – Mrs. Gill or Senior Clerk – Ms. Williams on 469-5521 ext. 5163/4.

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