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Scholarships and Educational Grants

We are committed to the education of the next generation to enable them to tap into their potential for greatness.

The JMMB Joan Duncan Foundation provides financial assistance to students in recognized educational institutions in Jamaica who are well-rounded students involved in their schools and communities.

Tertiary level scholarship applications for the

2024/2025 academic year from April 1, 2024 - May 31, 2024 is now open.


Only FINAL YEAR Students of Tertiary Institutions are invited to apply for scholarship.  Applicants are required to have at least a "C" average and shall be identified by their educational institution as individuals who are financially challenged.


The JMMB Joan Duncan Foundation accepts requests for funding from April 1st to May 31st each year for for study up to the first degree level in Jamaica excluding Medicine, Dentistry, Architecture, Engineering, and Law. Applications are accepted via an electronic form which is available via this website.


Shortlisted candidates will be required to provide following documents:  

  • Letter of request for assistance.  Please include email address and phone number

  • Letter from School identifying individual as being financially challenged

  • Most current School Grades and exam results

  • Birth Certificate

Please ensure that all applications have telephone and/or email contact information included.

Candidates who are shortlisted will be contacted to provide additional information and documents.

Joan Duncan Foundation Scholarship for Journalism at the University of the West Indies

  • Undergraduate degree in Media and Communication at CARIMAC, University of the West Indies, Mona

       For more information click here


Additional informational on scholarships in Jamaica

  • 2024 Gleaner supplement on Scholarships in Jamaica click here

  • University of the West Indies scholarship information click here

  • Univeristy of Technology, Jamaica scholarship information click here


  • Scholarship Jamaica click here

  • Ministry of Educations Scholarships click here 

  • Ministry of Finance and the Public Service click here 

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