Support Agencies

Students’ Loan Bureau (SLB).

Students who need financial assistance are advised to apply to the Students’ Loan Bureau for a loan. Forms are available →here, on their website.←

Montego Bay Co-operative Credit Union.

The MBCCU offers student loans at very competitive interest rates. Collateral is needed in order to access these loans. For further information, kindly visit them at 6 Sam Sharpe Square, Montego Bay or call them at 952-1190-2, 940-7710 or 952-7047.

JAMVAT.

The Jamaica Values and Attitudes Project for Tertiary Students, JAMVAT, is an effort to assist students, who qualify for admission but are unable to finance their tertiary education. The programme provides the opportunity for students to participate in the development of the nation’s social capital through their contribution of 200 hours of public service. In
response, the government undertakes 30% of the student’s tuition cost. Applications are
accepted between January and April of the year of application.

National Youth Service (NYS).

The National Youth Service provides financial assistance to its participants who are accepted in Tertiary Institutions. Application for this support should be made to the NYS.

The CHASE Fund.

Early Childhood students can access a scholarship through the CHASE Fund. Application forms are available at the Early Childhood Unit, Regional Offices of the Ministry of Education and →the CHASE website.← Completed application forms along with all other documents requested must be sent to the Early Childhood Department at the Regional Offices or to Early Childhood Unit, Caenwood Complex, 37 Arnold Road, Kingston. 5.