Donor Scholarships




Commonwealth Scholarship 2019 - Open

The Government of Guyana in collaboration with the Commonwealth Scholarship Commission is offering a limited number of scholarships to study in the United Kingdom at the Master’s Degree Level for the 2020/2021 academic year. Applications are invited from suitably qualified persons for consideration in the following priority fields of study:

Fields of Study

  • Cyber Security
  • Tourism Management
  • Marine Science
  • Water Resources Management
  • Environmental Engineering
  • Petroleum Geoscience


  • Key Eligibility Requirements for Applicants:
  • Applicants must have a Bachelor's Degree in the relevant field of study with a minimum Grade Point Average (GPA) of 3.5 and graduated within the last five (5) years.


  • Closing date for receipt of applications is September 20, 2019.

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    Romania Postgraduate Scholarships 2019 - CLOSED

    The Government of Guyana in collaboration with the Government of Romania is offering a limited number of Scholarships in Romania at the Master’s Degree level for the 2019/2020 academic year. Applications are invited from suitably qualified persons for consideration in the following fields of study:

    Fields of Study

  • Project Management
  • Agriculture
  • Environmental Studies and Sustainable Development
  • Management and Digital Innovation


  • Key Eligibility Requirements for Applicants:
  • Applicants must have a Bachelor's Degree in the relevant field of study with a minimum Grade Point Average (GPA) of 3.3
  • Applicants must have obtained their Bacehlor's Degree within the last five (5) years.


  • Closing date for receipt of applications is May 17, 2019.

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    Romania Undergraduate Scholarships 2019 - CLOSED

    The Government of Guyana in collaboration with the Government of Romania is offering a limited number of Scholarships in Romania at the Bachelor's Degree level for the 2019/2020 academic year. Applications are invited from suitably qualified persons for consideration in the following fields of study:

    Fields of Study

  • Human Medicine
  • Veterinary Medicine
  • Land Reclamation


  • Key Eligibility Requirements for Applicants: For Studies at the Bachelor's Degree Level: For Human Medicine
  • A minimum of five (5) subjects at the Caribbean Secondary Examination Council (CSEC) level inclusive of English Language and Mathematics and two science (Biology, Chemistry or Physics) subjects with Grades I or II
  • AND
  • A minimum of two (2) subjects at the Caribbean Advance Proficiency Examination (CAPE) level which should include Biology, Chemistry or Physics with Grades I or II

  • For Veterinary Medicine
  • A minimum of five (5) subjects at the Caribbean Secondary Examination Council (CSEC) level inclusive of English Language, Mathematics and two science subjects (Biology, Chemistry, Physics and Agriculture Science) with Grades I or II

  • For Land Reclamation
  • A minimum of five (5) subjects at the Caribbean Secondary Examination Council (CSEC) level inclusive of English Language, Mathematics and two science subjects (Biology, Chemistry or Physics), with Grades I or II

  • Closing date for receipt of applications is May 17, 2019.

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    Cuba Postgraduate Scholarships 2019 - CLOSED

    The Government of Guyana in collaboration with the Government of Cuba is offering a limited number of Scholarships at the Master’s Degree level for the 2019/2020 academic year at the University of Medical Sciences of Santiago de Cuba. Applications are invited from suitably qualified persons for consideration in the following fields of study:

    Fields of Study

  • General Surgery
  • Internal Medicine


  • Key Eligibility Requirements for Applicants:
  • Be in good health
  • Be a Medical Degree holder with a minimum Grade Point Average of 4.0.
  • Be under thirty-five (35) years of age at the time of application for the Master's Programme
  • Be a graduate from the Latin American School of Medicine (ELAM) in Cuba and must be fluent in Spanish


  • Closing date for receipt of applications is April 26, 2019.

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    Cuba Undergraduate Scholarships 2019- CLOSED

    The Government of Guyana in collaboration with the Government of Cuba is offering a limited number of Scholarships for Undergraduate studies commencing 2019/2020 academic year.
    Applications are invited from suitably qualified persons for consideration in the following fields of study:

    Fields of Study

  • Human Medicine
  • Cytohistology


  • Key Eligibility Requirements for Applicants:
  • A minimum of five (5) subjects at the Caribbean Secondary Examination Council (CSEC) level inclusive of English Language and Mathematics and two (2) science (Biology, Chemistry or Physics) subjects with grades I or II
  • A minimum of two (2) subjects at the Caribbean Advance Proficiency Examination (CAPE) level which should include Biology, Chemistry or Physics with grades I or II.
  • Applicants must be under twenty-five (25) years of age at the end of December2019 and be in good health


  • Closing date for receipt of applications is April 26, 2019.

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    Indian Council for Cultural Relations Scholarships - CLOSED

    The Government of Guyana in collaboration with the High Commission of India - Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR) is offering a limited number of scholarships in India at the Master’s Degree level for the 2019/2020 academic year. Applications are invited from suitably qualified persons for consideration in the following fields of study:

    Fields of Study

  • Chemistry
  • Marine Science
  • Power & Energy Engineering
  • Computer Engineering & Technology


  • Key Eligibility Requirements for Applicants:
  • Applicants must have a Bachelor's Degree in the relevant field of study with a minimum Grade Point Average (GPA) of 3.0.
  • Applicants must have obtained their Bachelor's Degree within the last (3) years


  • Closing date for receipt of applications is March 11, 2019.

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    Organization of Islamic Cooperation Scholarship - CLOSED

    The Government of Guyana in collaboration with the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) is offering a limited number of scholarships in Brunei Darussalam at the Master’s Degree level for the 2019/2020 academic year. Applications are invited from suitably qualified persons for consideration in the following fields of study:

    Fields of Study

  • Public Policy and Management (MPPM)


  • Key Eligibility Requirements for Applicants:
  • Applicants must be 35 years or under at the time of application.
  • Applicants must have a relevant Bachelor's Degree with a minimum Grade Point Average (GPA) of 3.5.
  • Applicants must have five (5) years post qualification experience.


  • Closing date for receipt of applications is February 22, 2019.

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    China Scholarship Council Scholarships - CLOSED

    The Government of Guyana in collaboration with the Government of China - China Scholarship Council is offering a limited number of scholarships in China at the Master’s Degree level for the 2019/2020 academic year. Applications are invited from suitably qualified persons for the consideration in the following fields of study:

  • Mineralogy, Petrology & Mineral Deposit
  • Energy & Power Engineering
  • Materials Science & Engineering
  • Urban and Rural Planning & Design
  • Geological Information Engineering
  • Agronomy & Farming
  • Marine Science
  • Geophysics
  • Software Engineering
  • Geological Engineering


  • Key Eligibility Requirements for Applicants:
  • Applicants must have a Bachelor's Degree in the relevant field of study with a minimum Grade Point Average (GPA) of 3.0
  • Applicants must have obtained their Bachelor's Degree within the last three (3) years


  • Closing date for receipt of applications is February 1, 2019.

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    Queen Elizabeth Commonwealth Scholarships - CLOSED

    The Government of Guyana in collaboration with the Queen Elizabeth Commonwealth Scholarships is offering a limited number of scholarships at the Master’s Degree level for the 2019/2020 academic year. Applications are invited from suitably qualified persons for the consideration in the following fields of study:

    Fields of Study

  • Petroleum Engineering
  • International Trade Policy
  • Petroleum Geoscience
  • University/ Country

  • University of the West Indies (Trinidad and Tobago)
  • University of the West Indies (Barbados)
  • University of Malaya (Malaysia)



  • Key Eligibility Requirements for Applicants:
  • Applicants must be 35 years or under at the time of application.
  • Applicants must have a Bachelor’s Degree in the relevant field of study with a minimum Grade Point Average (GPA) of 3.5.
  • Applicants must have obtained their Bachelor’s Degree within the last five (5) years.


  • Closing date for receipt of applications is January 18, 2019.

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    Japan Scholarships - CLOSED

    The Government of Guyana in collaboration with the World Bank Graduate Scholarship Programme and the Asian Development Bank (ADB)/ Japan Scholarship Programme is offering a limited number of scholarships in Japan at the Master’s Degree level for 2019/ 2020 academic year. Applications are invited from suitably qualified persons for consideration in the following fields of study:

  • Public Policy
  • Economic Policy

  • Key Eligibility Requirements for Applicants:
  • Applicants must be 35 years or under at the time of application.
  • Applicants must have a Bachelor’s Degree in Economics with a minimum Grade Point Average of 3.5 with a strong background in (linear algebra, calculus and basic statistics).
  • Applicants must have obtained their Bachelor’s Degree within the last three years.
  • Applicants must have three (3) years or more of recent development-related work experience after earning a Bachelor’s Degree.
  • Be employed in development- related work in a paid full-time position at the time of submitting the scholarship application.

  • Closing date for receipt of applications is Monday January 21, 2019.

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    Commonwealth Scholarship 2019 - CLOSED

    The Government of Guyana in collaboration with the Commonwealth Scholarship Commission is offering a limited number of scholarships in the United Kingdom at the Master's Degree and PhD levels respectively for 2019/2020 academic year. Applicants are invited from suitably qualified persons for consideration in the following fields of study:

    Master's Degree Level
  • Computer Engineering
  • Environmental Engineering
  • International Trade
  • Food Science & Technology
  • Disaster Risk Management

  • PhD Level
  • Petroleum Engineering

  • For studies at the Master's Degree Level
  • Applicants must have a Bachelor's Degree in the relevant field of study with a minimum Grade Point Average (GPA) of 3.5
  • Applicants must have obtained their Bachelor's Degree within the last five (5) years.


    For studies at the PhD Level
  • Applicants must have a Master's Degree in the relevant field of study
  • Applicants must have obtained their Bachelor's Degree within the last five (5) years.


    Closing date for receipt of applications is December 7, 2018.






    People's Republic of China Postgraduate Scholarship - CLOSED

    The Government of Guyana in collaboration with the Government of the People’s Republic of China under the Academic Education Programme (AEP)is offering a limited number of Scholarships at the Master’s Degree Level for the 2018/2019 academic year.

    Field of Study
  • Environmental Engineering
  • Software Engineering
  • Meterology
  • Fishery Science
  • Industrial Engineering
  • Forest Economics and Policy
  • Traffic and Transportation Engineering
  • Urban and Rural Planning
  • Electrical Engineering

  • Tenable at
  • Suzhou University of Science and Technology
  • Nankai University
  • Nanjing University of Information Science and Technology
  • Wuxi Fisheries College of Nanjing Agricultural University
  • Hunan University
  • Beijing Forestry University
  • Beijing Jiaotong University
  • Beijing Jiaotong University
  • Xi'and Jiaotong University

  • Eligibility Requirements:
  • Applicants must have a Bachelor's Degree within the last five (5) years in the relevant field of study with a minimum Grade Point Average (GPA) of 3.0
  • Application form can be obtained from the Scholarship Unit, Ministry of the Presidency, Department of Public Service, Vlissengen Road and Durban Street, Lodge, Georgetown. Alternatively, it can be downloaded from the Department's website at http://scholarships.dps.gov.gy

    Completed applications must be returned to the Permanent Secretary, Minister of Presidency, Department of Public Service, 164 Waterloo Street, Georgetown or it can be submitted via the Department's Website


    Closing date for the receipt of applications is May 11, 2018.






    Cuba Postgraduate Scholarships - CLOSED

    The Government of Guyana in collaboration with the Government of Cuba is offering a limited number of Scholarships at the Master’s Degree level for the 2018/2019 academic year at the University of Medical Sciences of Santiago de Cuba.

    Applications are invited from suitably qualified persons for consideration in the following priority fields of study.

  • Hygiene and Epidemiology
  • Internal Medicine

  • Eligibility Requirements:
  • Be in good health.
  • Be a Medical Degree holder with a minimum Grade Point Average of 4.0.
  • Be under thirty-five (35) years of age at the time of application for the Master's Programme.
  • Be a graduate from the Latin America School of Medicine (ELAM) in Cuba and must be fluent in Spanish

  • Closing date for the receipt of applications is April 20, 2018.




    Cuba Undergraduate Scholarships - CLOSED

    The Government of Guyana in collaboration with the Government of Cuba is offering a limited number of Scholarships in Cuba for Undergraduate studies in Cuba.

    Applications are invited from suitably qualified persons for consideration in the following priority fields of study:

  • Human Medicine
  • Hygiene and Epidemiology

  • Eligibility Requirements: For studies in Human Medicine applicants must possess:
  • A minimum of two (2) subjects at the Caribbean Advanced Proficiency Examination (CAPE) level which should include Biology, Chemistry or Physics.
  • A minimum of five (5) subjects at the Caribbean Secondary Examination Council (CSEC) level inclusive of English Language, Mathematics and two (2) science (Biology, Chemistry or Physics) subjects with grades I or II.

  • For studies in Hygiene and Epidemiology, applicants must have obtained:
  • A minimum of five (5) subjects at the Caribbean Secondary Examination Council (CSEC) level inclusive of English Language, Mathematics and two (2) science (Biology, Chemistry or Physics) subjects with grades I or II.

  • Applicants must be under twenty-five (25) years of age at the time of application and be in good health.

    Closing date for the receipt of applications is April 20, 2018.





    People's Republic of China Postgraduate Scholarship - CLOSED

    The Government of Guyana in collaboration with the Government of the People’s Republic of China under the MOFCOM Scholarship is offering a limited number of Scholarships at the Master’s Degree Level for the 2018/2019 academic year.

    Applications are invited from suitably qualified persons for consideration in the following fields of study:

  • Software Engineering
  • Marine Science
  • Computer Science
  • Statistics
  • Transportation Engineering
  • Energy Environmental Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • Food Science and Engineering
  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Architecture
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Structural Engineering
  • Geotechnical Engineering

  • Eligibility Requirements:
  • Applicants must have earned a Bachelor's Degree within the last five years in a relevant field of study with a minimum Grade Point Average (GPA) of 3.0.
  • Application forms can be obtained from the Scholarship Unit, Ministry of the Presidency, Department of Public Service, Vlissengen Road and Durban Street, Lodge, Georgetown. Alternatively, it can be downloaded below.


    Closing date for the receipt of applications is April 13, 2018.





    Organization of American States - CLOSED

    OAS Undergraduate and Postgraduate Scholarships

    The Government of Guyana in collaboration with the Organisation of American States (OAS) is offering a limited number of Scholarships for the 2018-2019 academic year.

    Applications are invited from suitably qualified persons for consideration in the following priority fields of study.

    PhD
  • Special Education
  • Labour Studies

  • Master’s Degree
  • Management and Leadership
  • Environmental Education and Communication

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Actuarial Science
  • Chemical Engineering

  • To be eligible for the PhD/Masters programmes applicants must:
  • Be in good physical and mental health.
  • Be a Bachelor/Master’s Degree holder in the relevant field of study with a minimum Grade Average Point (GPA) of 3.0.
  • Applicants must have obtained their Bachelor’s/ Master’s Degree within the last five (5) years.
  • To be eligible for the Bachelor’s Degree programme applicants must:

  • Be in good physical and mental health.
  • Be presently enrolled in the University and have two (2) years remaining to complete the Bachelor’s Degree programme.

    Closing date for the receipt of applications is March 21, 2018.