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The Government of the Republic of Cuba is offering scholarships to eligible Saint Lucian Nationals to pursue studies at the Bachelor’s and Postgraduate level, tenable at Universities in the Republic of Cuba for the academic year commencing August 2018.

UNDERGRADUATE
Areas of study:

1. Medicine
2. Dentistry

To be eligible for selection for the undergraduate studies, applicants must:

(a) be a citizen of Saint Lucia of less than 25 years;
(b) possess a current medical certificate that shows good physical and mental health;
(c) provide a valid Certificate of Character;
(d) have a minimum of two passes at A’ Level examinations or equivalent in Biology, Chemistry, Physics and/or Mathematics and a minimum of five passes at CXC level [Grade I, II and III General only] in the relevant subject areas; and
(e) possess passes in unit one and unit two of the Caribbean Advance Proficiency Examination (CAPE) in Biology, Chemistry, Physics and/or Mathematics and a minimum of five (5) CXC passes at [Grade I, II or III General level] including Mathematics and English and subject relevant to your desired area of study.

POSTGRADUATE
To be eligible for selection for Post Graduate Medicine studies, applicants must:

(a) be a graduate of the Latin American School of Medicine in Cuba;
(b) possess a current medical certificate that shows good physical and mental health;
(c) apply for an area of study from among those listed below:
• Internal Medicine;
• Paediatrics;
• Gynecology and Obstetrics;
• General Surgery; or
• Hygiene and Epidemiology.

** There is no age limit for post-graduate studies

The documentation listed below must accompany your application form.
1. Verified copies of Academic, Professional and Technical Certificates (Verified by the Min. of Education)
2. Transcripts from SALCC and Secondary School of completed programmes
3. Copy of original Birth Certificate
4. Physical Examination Certificate three (3) months or less
5. Two Letters of Recommendation in Sealed Envelopes
6. Cover Minute from Permanent Secretary/Head of Department, endorsing the request for Training (For Public Service Employees only)
7. Statement of Conduct and Work Ethics Form (for Public Service Employees only)
8. Resume
9. Police Record three (3) months or less

For more information on the 2018 Government of The Republic of Cuba scholarships please visit http://www.govt.lc/scholarship or call 468-5229/5430/5434 for more information.

Interested persons can obtain application forms at the Human Resource Development Unit of the Department of Education, Innovation and Gender Relations, 4th Floor, Francis Compton Building, The Waterfront, Castries. Application forms can also be accessed at:
http://www.govt.lc/forms/scholarship-application-form.

The deadline date for submission of application packages (application form, transcripts, verified certificates and other relevant documents) to the Human Resource Development (HRD) Unit is Friday April 20, 2018. Application packages delivered after the deadline date or incomplete will not be accepted.