Cayman Islands Scholarships Directory

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This is a growing list of scholarships available to Cayman Islands students.

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Name of ScholarshipMaximum ValueApplication PeriodArea of StudyNotesMore Info
Aon Undergraduate ScholarshipUS$30,000 per year for up to 4 yearsSummer 2021Finance, Accounting, Risk Management or InsuranceCaymanian students between ages of 18 and 21, possessing high passes at CXC, ICGSE or equivalent
Appleby Legal Education ScholarshipMore than US$100,000March 31 deadlineLawLink
Bishop's University - Paul F. Fenton AwardCA$20,000 per year, for up to 4 yearsTBD, based on completion of previous awardee.Business (preference)Renewable for up to a max of 4 years, subject to the student maintaining an average of at least 75% (B+ average)
Business & Professional Women's Club - Corine Thompson Memorial Scholarship Fund$2,000 per yearJune 30 deadlineAssociate Degree, ICCI or UCCIEmail
Butterfield Postgraduate ScholarshipUS$25,000 per year for up to 4 yearsLast Friday of March deadlinePreservation and improvement of island environmentsLink
Butterfield Undergraduate ScholarshipUS$30,000 per year for up to 4 yearsLast Friday of March deadlineN/AStudents between ages of 17 and 25Link, Email
Butterfield Undergraduate Scholarship for Employees' ChildrenUS$25,000 per year for up to 4 yearsLast Friday of March deadlineN/AAwarded to child of Butterfield employee; one for each of 3 regions: Atlantic, Caribbean (inc. Cayman), EuropeLink
Campbells Undergraduate ScholarshipUS$20,000 per annum for up to three yearsApril 15 deadlineLaw (preference)Link
Carey Olsen Articled Clerk ProgrammeMarket RateOngoingLawTo apply, send a covering letter, curriculum vitae and proof of Caymanian status to recruitment@careyolsen.comEmail
Carey Olsen Undergraduate ScholarshipUS$12,000OngoingUndergraduate studyTo apply, send a covering letter, curriculum vitae and proof of Caymanian status to recruitment@careyolsen.comEmail
Carey Olsen Scholarship - GDL or LPC QualificationUS$30,000OngoingLawTo apply, send a covering letter, curriculum vitae and proof of Caymanian status to recruitment@careyolsen.comEmail
Cayman Islands Insurance Association Scholarship$10,000 per yearOffered every 2 yearsInsurance, Risk Management, Actuarial StudiesAwarded as an enhancement to any CI Government approved scholarship recipient
CFA Society - CFA Access ScholarshipApprox US$1,500July-NovemberCFA examNeeds-basedLink, Email
CFA Society - CFA Merit ScholarshipApprox US$1,500July-NovemberCFA examMerit-basedLink, Email
CG BritCay Insurance ScholarshipUS$25,000May 31 deadlineInsurance or relatedJunior and senior year, GPA of 3.0 or higherLink,Email
Chevening ScholarshipTuition for full-time Graduate studySeptember-November 2021N/AMaster's Degree at UK universitiesLink, Email
CICSA Credit Union Educational GrantPartial grantApril 30 deadlineN/AAwarded to CICSA member or child of memberLink, Email
CICSA Credit Union ScholarshipFull scholarshipApril 30 deadlineFinancial CooperativesAwarded to CICSA member or child of memberEmail
Conyers Dill & Pearman Legal Education AwardUS$25,000 per yearMarch 31 deadlineLawLink, Email
CUC Power Line Technician Apprenticeship$28,668-$54,252 per year (salary)OngoingElectrical Utility4-year programme to become a Power Line TechnicianEmail
CUC ScholarshipN/AMarch 31 deadlineElectrical UtilityAssociate's or Bachelor's Degree in Engineering, Electric Technology, Finance, HR or related fieldsLink, Email
Dart Scholar High School ScholarshipFull scholarshipApril 15 deadlineLocal high schoolAvailable for high school students with a strong aptitude for mathematics and scienceLink
Dart Scholar William A. Dart Memorial ScholarshipFull scholarship, up to 4 yearsMay 14 deadlineN/ALink
Deloitte Scholarship ProgrammeUS$30,000April 15 deadlineAccountingLink
DMS Education GrantN/AJuly 12 deadlineFinancial Services, BusinessLink
Education Council - Gwen Bush Memorial Overseas Scholarship$20,000 per yearNov. 15-Jan. 31Boat Building, Maritime StudiesNo online study approved at undergraduate level
Education Council - Local Law School ScholarshipTuition for full-time study; tuition and books for part-time studyMarch-AprilLawStudy at Truman Bodden Law School
Education Council - Local Post-secondary Scholarship$7,000 per yearMarch-AprilA Levels, Year 13A Levels at St. Ignatius or Cayman Prep. BTEC Level 3 Extended, Advanced Placement (AP), CAPE and International Baccalaureate (IB) funded in Year 13.
Education Council - Standard Local ScholarshipFull scholarship for tuition and booksMarch 1-April 30ICCI, UCCI, UWI Open Campus
Education Council - Standard Overseas Post Graduate Scholarship$25,000 per yearNov. 15-Jan. 31Postgraduate studyOnline study approved
Education Council - Standard Overseas TVET Grant$20,000 per yearNov. 15-Jan. 31Undergraduate study in technical or vocational fieldNo online study unless in exceptional circumstances approved by Education Council
Education Council - Standard Overseas Undergraduate Scholarship$20,000 per yearNov. 15-Jan. 31N/ANo online study unless in exceptional circumstances approved by Education Council
EY Annual Accounting ScholarshipUS$30,000 per year for up to 5 yearsJan. 1 to April 15; scholarship awarded in late MayAccounting, Finance, Computer Science, Actuarial Science, Mathematics, Data Analytics, etc.Link
Greenlight Re Scholarship ProgrammeN/AAug. 1 deadlineICCI, UCCI, local vocational trainingEmail
Harneys ScholarshipsUp to US$30,000March 31 deadlineLaw or Non-LegalLink
Harneys Articled Cleark Training ProgrammeMarket RateMarch 31 deadlineLawLink
Health City Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF)US$1,000 stipendMay 24 deadlineHealthcareCaymanians or PR holders studying medicine (or pre-med). 10 spaces. Internships take place 6-30 July.Link, Email
HSM Scholarship FundN/AOpen throughout the yearN/AGranted to any person ordinarily resident in the Cayman Islands aged between 16 and 25 in need of financial assistanceEmail
IMAC Educational ScholarshipUS$40,000 per year for up to four yearsEarly May deadlineN/AAwarded to Caymanian looking to study for a first degree overseasLink, Email
Kimpton Seafire Scholarship$25,000 per yearMarch 31 deadlineHospitalityAwarded to 2 Caymanians age 16-20 residing in Cayman for at least 4 years, accepted into an associates or technical programme related to hospitalityLink, Email
KPMG Accounting Scholarship OpportunitiesUS$30,000 per yearFeb. 1 priority deadline; applications accepted until April 30Public AccountingOverseas or local studyEmail
Maples and Calder Legal ScholarshipUS$30,000 per yearMarch 15 deadlineLawEmail
Maples and Calder Non-Legal ScholarshipUS$15,000 per yearApril 30 deadlineN/AEmail
Maples Articles of Clerkship ProgrammeN/AMarch 31 deadlineLawAcceptance based on academic programme.Email
Maritime Authority of the Cayman Islands (MACI) Overseas Scholarship$20,000-$25,000Jan. 31 deadlineMarine Engineering, Marine Surveying, Maritime Administration (ie. Accounting, Business Development, Human Resources, Information Technology) and Nautical studies
Ministry of Tourism ScholarshipUS$25,000 per yearApril 30 deadlineTourism or related studiesLink, Email
Mourant Ozannes - Chantal Whittaker Memorial ScholarshipFull scholarship plus living allowanceApril 16 deadlineLawLink
National Gallery of the Cayman Islands Ed and Barbara Oliver ScholarshipN/AOpen throughout the yearContinuing education courses at the National Gallery Education CentreFor two teenagers
Ogier ScholarshipUS$25,000 per yearApril 30 deadlineLawEmail
Peter N. Thomson - UCCI Scholarship$2,500 per yearOct. 16 deadlineUCCICaymanians studying full-time for a two-year Associate degree or four-year Bachelor degree at UCCILink
PwC Cayman Islands Scholarship (local Associate's degree)$5,000 per year for two yearsApril 15 deadlineAccountingLocal study to complete Associate's degreeEmail
PwC Cayman Islands Scholarship (local Bachelor's degree)$8,500 per yearApril 15 deadlineAccountingLocal study to complete Bachelor of Accounting
PwC Cayman Islands Scholarship (overseas)US$30,000 per yearApril 15 deadlineAccountingFor overseas studies (150-hour requirement) to qualify for CPA exam; applicants must be enrolled at unversity overseas or have completed an Associate's degree
Rawlinson & Hunter ScholarshipUS$30,000 per yearApril 16 deadlineFinancial ServicesLocal or overseas studyEmail
Rotaract Blue Cayman Islands Fred Speirs Vocational GrantN/AMay deadlineVocational or Technical courseFor students between 16 and 30 years oldEmail
Scotiabank Student BursaryUS$5,000 per yearMay 1 to last Friday in JuneBusiness, financeAwarded annually to five Caymanian students studying overseas
State Street Cayman Islands Scholarship$20,000Awarded AnnuallyN/AApplications to open again in ~2022 when current Caymanian student completes studies.Email
Thomson Leadership and Innovation AwardUS$30,000 per yearMarch 31 deadlineN/AEntrepreneurial studies, emerging technologies, design, creative arts and/or sciences, etc.Link, Email
United World Colleges Caymanian ScholarFull coverage of tuition, accommodation, travel and other costsFebruary deadlineInternational Baccalaureate DiplomaUWC scholars study for the pre-university International Baccalaureate Diploma at one of 17 colleges around the world. Caymanian students aged 15 or 16 can apply.Email
Walkers Legal ScholarshipN/AMarch 31 deadlineLawLaw degrees, post-graduate conversion courses, post-graduate qualifying examinationsLink, Email
Walkers Legal InternshipN/AMarch 31 deadlineLawApplications accepted through an online portal. Visit their Careers page at Walkersglobal.comLink, Email
Walkers Articles of ClerkshipN/AMarch 31 deadlineLawApplications accepted through an online portal. Visit their Careers page at Walkersglobal.comLink, Email
Water Authority - Cayman Scholarship$30,000April 30 deadlineFields relevant to Water AuthorityEmail
Zak Quappe Flight ScholarshipApprox US$12,000 - US$15,000Awarded AnnuallyPrivate Pilot's LicenceIncludes costs of flight school, training flights and possible travel and expenses to USEmail

Note: The initial list of scholarships was based on information published by the Cayman Islands Ministry of Education (.PDF).

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