Study Leave Eligibility
Government employees must have at least three (3) years of service on the permanent establishment to be eligible for study leave.
Process for Applying For Study Leave
Service Commissions Department (SCD) sends out notice to Ministries/Departments with the deadline for submission of Requests for Study Leave. The applicant is required to:
- Submit leave request (on FORM T2), via Head of Ministry/Department, to reach the SCD by the deadline.
- Attach proof of acceptance from the University/College
Service Commissions Department (SCD), informs Head of Ministry/Department of the outcome, and requests that Heads inform successful applicants to contact the Department to commence bonding.
Economic Cost - Full-time students enrolled at the University of the West Indies
Applicants are advised to apply through the Ministry of Finance. (Application Forms are available at the Ministry of Finance. Proof of acceptance must accompany the application)
Applications for student loans can be made via the National Student Loan Advisory Committee (NSLAC).
The Secretariat for the NSLAC is located at the Ministry of Education, National Reconciliation and Ecclesiastical Affairs
Telephone: (784) 456-1111 Ext. 390 or 436.
All applications should be made through the Ministry of Education.