The Bahamas Institute of Chartered Accountants (BICA) established this award for Bahamian students with the most outstanding academic achievement and demonstrated financial need in the third or fourth year of the undergraduate degree programme in Accounting at UB.

Value: $1,500.00; non-renewable.

Established in 2014 by Bahamas Hot Mix in partnership with The Bahamas Society of Engineers, this bursary is awarded to full-time Bahamian students at UB enrolled in Mathematics, Physics and Technology. Awardees must be in good academic standing with a financial need and pursuing an undergraduate degree in Civil Engineering Technology. Internship opportunities may also be available.

Estimated value $3,000.00 per annum; renewable.

Established in 2013 by The Bahamas Medical Association in support of a Bahamian UB student, this award is granted to full-time Chemistry, Environmental and Life Sciences students with financial need, who are in good academic standing. Students must be enrolled in the undergraduate degree programme in Biology (Minor in Chemistry). The successful recipient will be required to perform a maximum of twenty hours of community service within the first semester. Internship opportunities may also be available.

Estimated value:  $6,000.00 per annum; renewable.

The BTC Scholars Entrance Scholarship was established in 2013 and is awarded to full-time students with financial need who have a minimum GPA of 2.50, are enrolled in any undergraduate degree programme and have successfully graduated from a Bahamian public high school. BTC Scholars also have opportunities to intern at BTC.

Estimated value: $3,500.00 per annum for New Providence students and $4,500.00 per annum for Family Island students.

Established by the Bahamas Ministry of Tourism, this scholarship is awarded to academically exceptional, full-time Bahamian students entering an undergraduate degree programme in Tourism and Hospitality or a related field of study.

Estimated value: $6,000.00; renewable.

This scholarship is awarded to full-time students with a minimum GPA of 2.50 with financial need entering any undergraduate Associate, Pre-Tech, or Bachelor programme. Students in certificate or upgrading programmes are not eligible for this award.

Estimated value: $2,500; renewable

The Cotton Bay Foundation established this bursary in 2010 in support of Bahamian students who are residents of South Eleuthera or graduates of Rock Sound or Palmetto Point High Schools. Recipients are full-time students who have demonstrated financial need, are in good academic standing (minimum GPA of 2.00) and enrolled in an undergraduate degree programme.

Estimated value: $3,000.00; renewable.

Bahamian artist Jessica Colebrooke established this award in honour of Mr. Dennis Knight and in support of Bahamian students enrolled in the visual arts degree programme at UB. Recipients must have demonstrated talent and interest in ceramics, meeting the academic criteria for enrolment.

Award is $1,000.00; renewable.

This scholarship is awarded to full-time students entering any degree programme at UB who have a financial need. An internship opportunity is also possible.

Estimated value: $5,000.00; renewable.

The recipients of this bursary, established in 2013 by the Dunmore Hotel on Harbour Island, Eleuthera, are deserving graduates of the Harbour Island High School, admitted as full-time students to any degree programme at UB. Recipients will be required to maintain a minimum GPA of 3.00.

Estimated value: $2,500.00; renewable.

Recipients of this bursary, established by Family Guardian Insurance Company Limited, must be Bahamian students with financial need and a record of outstanding academic achievement who are enrolled full-time in an undergraduate degree programme. Internship opportunities are also available.

Estimated value: $4,000.00 for New Providence students and $4,500.00 for Family Island students; renewable.

Recipients are Bahamian students who have achieved academic excellence, are enrolled in the Accounting, Business Administration, or Computer Information Systems undergraduate degree programme and who aspire to become internal auditors. Internship opportunities may be available.

Estimated value: $2,500.00.

Established in 1998 by the Lyford Cay Foundation, this bursary supports recipients who have demonstrated financial need and are entering UB as full-time students in any undergraduate Associate, Pre-Tech, or Bachelor degree programme. Recipients must be in good academic standing. Students in certificate or upgrading programmes are not eligible for this award.

Estimated value: $2,500; renewable.

Established in 2009 by The Nassau Music Society, this scholarship supports Bahamian students entering a full-time undergraduate degree programme in Music at UB. Students must have taken Music BGCSE to qualify for consideration and should be prepared, if requested, to perform at a scholarship screening audition.

Estimated value: $5,000.00; renewable based on merit criteria within Music courses.

This scholarship is awarded to outstanding, full-time students entering an undergraduate degree programme in Music, with preference being given to a member of the University Choir. Recipients must have taken BGCSE Music to qualify for consideration and should be prepared, if requested, to perform at a scholarship screening audition.

Estimated value: $2,500.00; renewable based on merit criteria within Music courses.

A signature student leadership initiative, the President’s Scholars Programme Award is based on academic merit. Recipients must have achieved at least a 3.50 cumulative high school GPA (on 4.0 scale); demonstrated leadership potential; met all applicable requirements for admission to UB and been interviewed by the PSP Selection Committee.

Estimated value: $7,000.00 – $10,000.00.

This scholarship was established in 2016, in support of deserving graduates from the Harbour Island All Age School who have been admitted to any full-time degree programme at UB. The successful recipients must maintain a cumulative GPA of 3.00.  This scholarship includes tuition, fees, room and board, leadership development programmes and a study abroad opportunity

Estimated value: approximately $21,000 per student; renewable up to three contiguous years.

Recipients are full-time students with a financial need who are in good academic standing and enrolled in the Biology with a Minor in Chemistry programme at UB. An internship opportunity is possible. Recipients will be required to perform a minimum of twenty hours of community service within their first semester.

Estimated value: $6,000.00 per annum; renewable.

This bursary is awarded to deserving graduates of Crooked Island High School, Crooked Island, who are accepted as full-time students into an undergraduate degree programme at UB. Recipients must have completed an essay outlining why they would like to attend UB and describe their extracurricular activities; provided a letter of recommendation from their principal; achieved a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.00; and fulfilled the minimum BGCSE entry requirements.

Estimated value: up to $4,000.00; $2,000.00 per student per year based on available funding.

The Sir Lynden Pindling Foundation continues to support UB students via the Denim and Diamonds fundraising event. The goal is to help students who are in desperate need defray the cost of their tuition.

This award is for full-time students enrolled at UB’s Northern Bahamas Campus in Grand Bahama who have proven financial need, are in good academic standing and are pursuing any undergraduate degree programme.

Estimated value: $1,000 – $2,000 per annum; renewable.