Applying for Scholarships 


Citizens of the Bahamas can apply for a number of academic scholarships for post-secondary study, both at home and abroad. Some of these scholarships are funded by international organizations or foreign governments, while others are offered directly by The Commonwealth of The Bahamas. All scholarships are coordinated through the Scholarships and Education Loans Division of the Ministry of Education.




All students, parents, guardians or family members connected to the success of the student.


  • Prospective applicants can find a comprehensive list of scholarships currently being offered by following the link below to the Ministry of Education website.

  • All applicants must fill out an application form, which can be obtained from the Scholarships and Education Loans Division at the addresses below or on the Ministry of Education website.

  • If you wish to apply for a scholarship offered by an international organization or foreign government, you must also fill out an application form for that particular scholarship.


Application Form(s) 


Each Scholarship will have a specific application form.  

Supporting Documents.


Each scholarship may list a number of supporting documents which must be included with the application.


Turn-around time 

Responses are usually received before the desired school year begins though this may vary from one scholarship to another.


Application deadlines vary depending upon the scholarship programme.

Related Fee(s) 

There are no fees associated with this service.



The Scholarship and Education Loan Division,
Ministry of Education,

Shirley Street.

Opening Hours: 9:00 am to 5:00 pm, Monday to Friday, except public holidays.

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The Bahamas’ Ministry of Education (Moe) has responsibility for more than 50,000 K-12 students in approximately 170 educational institutions in The Commonwealth of The Bahamas, which are dispersed over 14 districts in the major islands. Our goal is to increase the graduation rate from 50% to 85% by 2030. The MoE aims to create an educational system that is technologically sound and competitive and that develops the strengths of each child, whether academic or otherwise, towards the maximum contribution that he/she is able to make to the national development of The Bahamas.

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