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OFFER OF POSTGRADUATE SCHOLARSHIPS BY THE GOVERNMENT OF TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO
For Study Commencing September 2013 and January 2014
The Government of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago invites
ONLINE applications from citizens of Trinidad and Tobago to pursue
master's and doctorate degrees for the academic year commencing
September 2013 and Janaury 2014.
To apply for this scholarship, applicants must:
a) Be citizens of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago and must
not be a permanent resident of any other country
b) Have graduated in 2008 or thereafter with a First Class
Honours undergraduate bachelor's degree
c) Possess a Grade Point Average of 3.60 and above
d) Have graduated from one of the under mentioned
University of the West Indies St. Augustine, Cavehill
and Mona Campuses.
University of Trinidad and Tobago
University of the Southern Caribbean
St George's University, Grenada
Be recipients of scholarships o ered by or through the
Government and graduated in 2008 or thereafter with a
First Class Honours undergraduate bachelor's degree from
any accredited local, regional or international academic
e) Be desirous of pursuing studies at the postgraduate levels
(masters and doctorate);
f ) Be desirous of pursuing studies in areas related to the
development needs of Trinidad and Tobago and must
be able to identify the development need based
on the Seven (7) Interconnected Development Pillars of the
country. Applicants must provide detailed evidence
that their programme of study and research is tied to
an identi ed development need of the country;
Applicants must consider the national human resource
development needs and the national development
strategy in deciding on their area of study.
g) Provide proof of acceptance or proof of being
enrolled at an accredited institution in an accredited
postgraduate programme (Master's or Doctorate)
h) Be under 50 years of age.
Applicants must ensure that two (2) Recommendations are submitted
online by their Recommenders. These Recommenders must
recommend the applicant for a scholarship.
i. One must be an academic recommendation; and
ii. Recommenders must attest to the applicant's ability
to perform and to succeed as a scholarship recipient
by providing relevant and practical examples where
applicable. They must also describe what contribution and
the likely impact the candidate will have on the institution/
Applicants must submit a Study Plan, 'online' which explains in no
more than 500 words:
i. The impact their studies will have on their institution/
ii. How the course of study relates to the existing and future
development needs of their institution, community or the
iii. How the programme of study relates to the identi ed Seven
(7) Interconnected Development Pillars of the country,
providing detailed evidence that their programme of study
and research is tied to an identi ed development need;
iv. How exposure gained from pursuing this course of study
could contribute to the development of the nation. Please
indicate clearly where the development need has been
identi ed and outlined in the national development
v. Their ve-year plan to put into practice the knowledge and
experience acquired through the scholarship.
I. Area of Study as it links to national development
II. The content/quality of the study plan/research proposal
III. Likely Development Impact the Applicant will have on
Completion of Studies.
IV. Interview -- candidates will be interviewed to get a sense of
their maturity, commitment, adaptability, cultural awareness,
and their state of mind in relation to the undertaking of
studies locally or overseas and their ability to complete the
programme of study successfully. Applicants must also be able
to discuss their plan of study/research proposal.
Please refer to our website at www.scholarships.gov.tt for
further information on the eligibility and selection criteria
and for preparation and submission of an online application.
All applicants must ensure that their transcripts are sent
directly to the following address and these must be received
before the closing date of the scholarship.
Ministry of Public Administration
(Scholarships and Advanced Training Division)
5th Floor National Library Building
Corner Hart and Abercromby Streets
Attention: Head, Selections Secretariat
Applicants who wish to hand deliver their transcripts
must ensure that this document is properly sealed
by the academic institution and submitted to the
DEADLINE DATE FOR APPLICATIONS:
August 5th, 2013.
The Ministry of Public Administration, Scholarships
and Advanced Training Division can be contacted at
625-6724; 623-7608 ext. 2064; 2070; 2097; 2093 or
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St Michael's RC Church Fund-raising
Committee to host an art sale, until July
25. All proceeds will go to the restoration of
its 150-year-old church building. Also an Art
Auction on July 25 at 7 pm.
Venue: Trinidad and Tobago Art Society
Gallery, Federation Park, St Clair, PoS
Time: 9 am- 6 pm.
Sushela Kadar and family invite all to A
Bhagwat Puran Yagna, from July 25-28.
Bhajan singing by Kamla Maharaj. Officiating
Pundit Kashinath Maharaj, assisted by
Pundit Surujdath Rambhajan and Pundit
Venue: 196 Sysoo Road, Granville, Cedros.
Time: 2 - 4 pm and 6.30 pm- 9 pm (reading
Cotton Tree Foundation hosts 14th annual
Vacation Camp for children between the
ages of three-12 years. Includes sports,
reading, math, arts & craft, woodwork and
much more. Until July 26. More Info: 623-
Venue: Spanish Acres, Ariapita Road,
Time: 8 am-3.30 pm.
Merry Tones Steel Orchestra's Learn To
Play Pan Course continues until July 27, 10
am to noon. Cost of tuition: $150, and the
programme runs over two semesters,
resuming in September.
Venue: Merry Tones Pan Complex, 1 Bagatelle
Road, Diego Martin.
Trinidad Theatre Workshop (TTW) hosts
Teen Theatre Camp for children between
the ages of 13-18 who wish to pursue a
career in theatre, until July 28. Classes are
from Monday-Friday and at the end of the
classes students would be able to create their
own productions. More info: 624-8502 or
Venue: TTW, 23 Jerningham Avenue,
Time: Noon-5 pm.
Children's Summer Camp for ages six-12, July 22-
August 2, August 5-15. More Info: 353-8233/675-1421.
All materials included.
Venue: Studio 66, 66 Sixth Street, Barataria.
Time: 8.10 am-3 pm.
The Blue Waters Aqua Fun Park will be open to the
public from July 27 -- September 1. This park is
supported by sponsors Blue Waters Ltd, Pizza Burger
Boys, Rituals, Church's Chicken, Just Juice, Flavorite
Foods Limited, Holiday Foods Ltd, Kiss Baking Co and
Carib Brewery Co Ltd.
Venue: Hasley Crawford Stadium, Port-of-Spain.
Time: From 9 am daily.
Arima Wheelers Cycling Club hosts Cycling Camp
2013. For all boys and girls between the ages of five-13
to be exposed to Bike Mechanics, Nutrition, Road
Safety, First Aid and lots more. Campers walk with your
Bikes, Helmets and Lunch Kits. More Info: 716-5311.
Venue: Arima Velodrome, Providence Circular Road,
Time: 9 am- 1 pm.
VBS Camp for ages three-14 years. More Info: 623-
8427/465-7860 or email: email@example.com
Venue: St John's (London) Baptist Church, Port-of-
Time: 8 am- 4 pm.
Queens Royal College Art centred Summer Camp for
children eleven-14 years. Activities include: Tye dying,
drawing, photography, print work, dancercise, papier
mache, story telling. Snacks included. Limited space
More Info: Ms Carew (683-5563) or Ms Charron (703-
Coterie of Social Workers Inc T&T Barataria Branch
presents Summer Camp 2013 for children five-13
years on Monday-Friday, until August 9. Includes
swimming, gymnastics, field trips, developmental skills
and many more. Registration ongoing. More Info: 674-
Venue: No 77 8th Street, Barataria.
Time: 8 am- 3 pm.
OM Sai Kam Under the Peepal Tree Ashram hosts its
annual chanting of the Gayatri Mantra, the Universal
Prayer, until August 20. (For nine consecutive Tuesdays)
Venue: Aranguez Park, Aranguez.
Time: 6.30 pm.
Master your anger beginning on July 27- August 17.
Facilitator: Barbara King, CPF. More Info: 664-1520/324-
5830 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
Venue: 25 Sanchez Street, Arima.
Time: 10 am- 12.30 pm.
Niherst Science Camps 2013, until August 30, for
ages five-17 years, at venues across Trinidad. Get ahead
via Robomania, Young Inventors, Animate, Gamerz
World, Apps Development, and many more. Enroll Now.
More Info: 642-6112/758-3777 or visit
Kids Create! Art Class. Times: 10 am--noon, ages
five--13; 12.30 pm--2.30 pm; Ages 13+ Forms 4-6
portfolio and technique development Monday,
Wednesday and/or Thursday, 4--6 pm, ($1,200 per term,
or $125 per class).
More info: Tessa Alexander (745-6816), or E-mail
Venue: All classes in Blue Range, Diego Martin.
Registration has begun for Free Community Spanish
Classes offered by the Secretariat for the
Implementation of Spanish (SIS) of the Ministry of
Tertiary Education and Skills Training (MTEST). All
persons interested, adults and children 11 years and
older can enroll until September 12. More Info:
www.facebook.com/LearnSpanishTT. or register at 623-
7047/6239922 (Ext 270/271).
Venue: Port-of-Spain, Carenage, Diego Martin, St Clair,
Tunapuna, Maloney, Arima, St Augustine, Barataria,
Golconda and Vistabella.
Time: 4.30 pm-6 pm/5 pm-6.30 pm.
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