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The Department of Education, through the Scholarship Secretariat, give financial assistance to Caymanian students when they are in Years 12 and 13.
Secondary School Scholarshipskeyboard_arrow_right
All Caymanian students in one of the three Government high schools are provided with a free education up until the end of secondary school (Year 12). However, the Government, through the Scholarship Secretariat, have made certain financial/scholarship provisions available to families of Caymanian high school students who have qualified to enter a private institution to take A Levels, a BTEC Level 3 Extended course, AP or CAPE courses or the IB.
Tertiary Education (Colleges & Universities)keyboard_arrow_right
The Cayman Islands Government offer scholarships to all Caymanian students who qualify to pursue either a local or an overseas tertiary education course. Students can apply to the Scholarship Secretariat for an overseas scholarship between 15th November and 31st January annually, and a local scholarship between 1st March and 30th April.
Masters and PhD Scholarships
To be considered for a scholarship for a Masters or PhD students must have achieved a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or an Upper Second Class Degree (2:1) in their most recent degree. They must also have had work experience that is relevant to the course they have chosen to study. Those studying for a Master’s Degree or PHD can get up to CI$35,000 per year.