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Wednesday, 18 March 2015 10:20

SAGE Scholorships to the University of Guyana

Application Requirements:
Applicants must be a Guyanese citizen
Applicants must submit a completed application
Applicants must meet the entry requirements of the University of Guyana.
Applicants must be applying to their first year of study at the University of Guyana.

Note that you may submit a SAGE application before being accepted at UG, but selection as a SAGE scholar will be contingent upon satisfactory CSEC exam results and UG acceptance.
There are no age restrictions for SAGE scholars. Typically applicants have completed their secondary school programmes within a few years of applying to the University of Guyana, but all interested parties are encouraged to apply.

SAGE Scholar Requirements:

Recipients of SAGE scholarships must submit grades to SAGE at the end of every school year and are expected to maintain a 3.0 GPA per year, and to be in good standing with the school.
In addition, SAGE scholars required to sign a contract in which they pledge to remain in Guyana for no less than 2 years after completion of their program at the University of Guyana.

Application Process:

In order to apply for our scholarship, students must complete our application materials. The SAGE application materials must be mailed to the Students Welfare Division at the University of Guyana. The SAGE application is separate from the University’s general application. All SAGE applicants must have also separately submitted an application to the University of Guyana, either through the Admissions Division, or through their online application system

SAGE application include:

Part 1. Personal Information
Part 2. Academic Interests
Part 3. Academic Qualifications
Part 4. Essay
Part 5. Letter of Recommendation
Part 6. Proof of Financial Need
Part 7. Logistics
Part 8. Scholarship Contract
Part 9. Notification of Application

SAGE will choose scholarship recipient(s) to start school in semester 1 of 2015. Again, we are looking for applicants who have strong academic potential, limited financial means, and are dedicated to developing Guyana. If you wish to apply, please complete ALL PARTS of the enclosed application, and mail them to the University of Guyana, along with your University application and proof of financial need. Scholarship recipients will hear from us shortly after notification of acceptance to UG.

Please contact the University of Guyana with any questions. You may also email our organization at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD THE 2015 SAGE APPLICATION

(DUE DATE: MAY 2, 2015)

Application Request:

If you would like a printed application mailed to you or your school, send us your contact information either through an e-mail to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., or through a written request mailed to:

SAGE – Application Request
1976 S. La Cienega Blvd # 542
Los Angeles, CA 90034, USA

SAGE also encourages secondary schools to request bundles of applications for their students! Please feel free contact us via e-mail or through a written request (sent to the above address) with school contact information and the number of applications you would like sent.

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