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The BARP Charitable Trust awards an annual scholarship to nationals of Barbados pursuing full-time, post-graduate programmes at the UWI relating to ageing. The award is intended to assist in covering the cost of books, materials and tuition.

How to Apply for a Scholarship

Applicants should be Barbadian citizens pursuing studies related to gerontology at UWI

Contact the School for Graduate Studies and Research, University of the West Indies, Cave Hill Campus

The scholarship is tenable for one academic year at UWI

The value is BDS $10,000

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Juliet Cumberbatch Scholarship Winner


2016 Winner

The scholarship enable Juliet to meet her objective “to contribute to social work practice and research”. She graduated from UWI Cave Hill in 2019 with an MPhil in Social Work. Her concentration: Ageing/Elderly/Family/Informal Care-giving.

Wasim Worrell Scholarship Winner


2017 & 2018 Winner

"If it had not been for the BARP Scholarship I would not be at this stage today. When you’ve received something, it is your duty now to make sure that you do your part in terms of putting in all the hard work, making sure that you’re successful."

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2019 Winner

Jamie Hinds was searching through the UWI Cave Hill Scholarship list when she came across the BARP Charitable Trust Scholarship and determined this was the scholarship that best fit her degree focus. So she applied and won in 2019.