The Caribbean Catastrophe Risk Financing Facility (CCRIF SPC) is now inviting applications from citizens of CARICOM member countries and CCRIF member countries in the Caribbean for studies in areas such as disaster risk management (DRM), disaster risk financing, natural resources management, risk management, climate change, civil with environmental engineering, actuarial science, and meteorology.
Scholarships are tenable at the following universities: The University of the West Indies (all campuses); University of Technology, Jamaica; Northern Caribbean University (Jamaica); University of Guyana; University of Suriname; and University of Trinidad and Tobago as well as universities in the USA, UK and Canada. Both online and face-to-face programmes are considered.
1 Extra-Regional Scholarship, valued up to US$40,000. Students must be admitted to a university in the United Kingdom, United States or Canada for study in areas related to DRM, Climate Change, Environment, Engineering, Actuarial Science etc.
6 Caribbean Scholarships, valued up to US$11,000 each. Students must be admitted to: University of the West Indies; University of Technology, Jamaica; Northern Caribbean University (Jamaica); University of Guyana; University of Suriname; or University of Trinidad and Tobago in areas similar to the extra-regional scholarship.
The deadline for applications for the 2021 CCRIF Scholarship Programme is June 15, 2021. Interested persons can visit the CCRIF website at: https://www.ccrif.org/scholarship to apply.