Scholarships Merit-based
The General Secretariat of the Organization of American States

OAS-GOB Undergraduate or graduate degree for citizens of The Bahamas only

View relevant masters
7500 USD
United States
30 Apr 2024
Application deadline


The Organization of American States is the world’s oldest regional organization, dating back to the First International Conference of American States, held in Washington, D.C., from October 1889 to April 1890.


Scholarship type

Merit based

Number of scholarships to award




Scholarship coverage

  • tuition fee reduction
  • other


Open to Bahamian students who are admitted to one of the participating institutions listed below and have applied for a scholarship opportunity through the Ministry of Education and Technical and Vocational Training of The Bahamas to start studies in 2024.  

Applicable programmes


A grant of USD $7,500 to the top ranked candidates to help defray program expenses during the first year of the scholarship period.

A one-time subsistence allowance of USD $1,000 to the top ranked candidates to help defray cost of living expenses during the first year of the scholarship period.

Various tuition waivers from participating partner institutions in the United States and Canada  


To be considered for this scholarship opportunity, applicants must:

  • Be a citizen of The Bahamas.
  • Have already submitted a complete application to the Ministry of Education of The Bahamas.
  • Have admission or proof of enrollment to one of the participating institutions listed in this announcement.

Scholarship requirements




United States



Study experience required

High school




Application deadline

30 Apr 2024

Gather supporting documents as required by the Ministry and submit application for scholarship consideration.

To apply to the National Tuition Assistance program (formerly National Grant Scholarship) through the Scholarship and Educational Loan Division of the Ministry of Education, applicants must attach the required supporting documents listed and apply through the link.

Deadline though the OAS: April 30.


Interested in financing your studies? Find a student loan that works for you.

Financing partner Prodigy Finance Student loans to cover up to 100% of tuition and living costs

© Prodigy Finance Limited 2007 - 2022. All Rights Reserved. Prodigy Finance Limited is incorporated in the United Kingdom (Company Number 05912562) with its registered address at 85 Great Portland Street, London, W1W 7LT and registered with the Office of the Information Commissioner (Reg. No. Z9851854). Prodigy Finance is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority (firm registration number 709641) for certain consumer credit activities. Prodigy Finance loans are offered to eligible borrowers and these loans are governed by English law.

Programmes related to this scholarship

Our partners