OAS Opens its Application Process for Academic Scholarships – 2014-2015 Academic Year

Starret Greene

ZIZ News…Dec 19, 2012 — The Organization of American States (OAS), through its Department of Human Development, Education and Culture (DHDEC), has announced the opening of the application process that governs its scholarship program for graduate, undergraduate and postgraduate studies, for the 2014-2015 Academic Year. Qualified citizens of the Federation of St. Kitts and Nevis are invited to visit the organization’s webpage at WWW.EDUCOAS.ORG, where the Application Form and other invaluable details, specific to the scholarship program, can be found. Applicants are also invited to visit the OAS office in Fortlands, or call 1-869-465-2636, to obtain additional information on the application process.

A maximum limit of US$30,000.00 is established on the total cost per scholarship per academic year. The benefits include: round trip ticket, tuition, mandatory fees, fixed monthly subsistence allowance, fixed annual book allowance, health insurance and administrative costs. These benefits vary according to the modality and length of the scholarship.

According to the OAS Country office in the Federation of St. Kitts and Nevis, applicants have until February 28, 2013, to complete and forward their applications to the OAS, via online. For vetting purposes, applicants are also required to submit copies of their applications to the Department of Human Resource Management, at Government Headquarters, on Church Street. Persons should call or visit the said office to establish the specific date by which the submissions are due.

The OAS Academic Scholarships are awarded to persons to undertake undergraduate or graduate studies, Bachelor’s, Master’s, or Doctorate degree and/or graduate research that lead to a degree at a university of higher learning institution, in an OAS Member State, with the exception of his/her own sponsoring country.

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