Ministry of Education Extends Scholarship Deadline

The Ministry of Education has extended the deadline for submitting scholarships and awards applications to Monday, 15 April 2024, giving students more time to apply for these valuable opportunities.

A Ministry spokesperson said, “This year, $2 million was budgeted for scholarships and awards. For students currently studying abroad or planning to attend Bermuda College or colleges overseas, we wish to emphasise that it’s not too late to apply online, and the process is straightforward. The Ministry of Education understands the importance of providing opportunities for Bermudians and offers various scholarships and financial awards. This includes the Further Education Award for students enrolled in post-graduate studies. We encourage students studying post-secondary education to apply for scholarships and awards to ease the financial burden on them and their families.”

For detailed information on the applications and awards categories, we encourage you to visit, listed under the Ministry of Education. For questions regarding the Ministry of Education Scholarship and Awards, please email

The 2024 Ministry of Education Scholarships and Awards are:  

  1. The Minister’s Achievement Scholarship helps high-achieving graduating students of CedarBridge Academy and The Berkeley Institute attend overseas post-secondary education.

  1. The Minister’s Exceptional Student Award for promising students with disabilities or exceptionalities up to the age of 25 for local or overseas post-secondary stud.

  1. The Minister’s Technical and Vocational Award For public school students studying a technical or vocational field. Awards are given for both local and overseas study.

  1. The Minister’s Applied Science Scholarship for graduating public senior school students who attended the Applied Technology Dual Enrolment Diploma Programme with Bermuda College and who plan to continue the programme to obtain an Associate’s Degree or certificate.

  1. The Further Education Award for current students who have completed at least one year at an accredited college or university for continued post-secondary study. Awards will also be given to students pursuing or attending post-graduate study.

  1. The Non-Traditional Student Award for persons aged 25 and over pursuing post-secondary study.

  1. The Teacher Education Scholarship for current college or university students for study of selected subjects and/or areas of teaching needed in the Bermuda Public School System. Applicants must graduate, complete their Teaching Practicum, and obtain a BEC Licence within three years of receiving this award.

  1. The Bermuda Government Scholarship for well-rounded graduating senior school, college or university students up to the age of 25 who demonstrate outstanding academic achievement. 

  1. The University of the West Indies Scholarship provides funding for up to 3 years for either undergraduate or post-graduate students. 
  2. The College Promise Programme provides public high school graduates with a GPA of 3.0 or higher the opportunity to attend The Bermuda College tuition-free. 

  1. The Bermuda College Book Award provides funding for books for Bermuda College students in financial need. 

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