About the Awards

  1. EBMT Awards provide financial assistance to eligible Caribbean Commonwealth students attending post-secondary school in Canada or the Caribbean.
  2. Awards will be made no more than twice per year, on a semester basis. The complete application MUST be received by the applicable deadline:
    1. July 1st for awards tenable for the Fall Semester of the applicable academic year.
    2. November 1st for awards tenable for the Winter Semester of the applicable academic year.
  3. The Board of Trustees of EBMT has sole responsibility for the selection of successful applicants, based on an internal assessment of all applications received.  The amount of the each award will be determined by the Trust.
  4. Awardees will normally be notified by August 15 for awards tenable for the Fall Semester, and by December 15 for awards tenable for the Winter Semester.  Awards are applicable towards the semester stated in the application.
  5. Awards are non-renewable; awardees cannot receive more than one (1) award.
  6. Awards will not be paid directly to the recipient
    1. It is the policy of the Trust to pay the award directly to the account of the student at the institution where he/she is registered.
    2. To enable payment of the award, the successful applicant shall provide EBMT with the postal address of the institution’s Financial Services Office.
  7. It is expected that the applicant will ensure that the institution and the referees are aware of the deadline pertinent to the application (EBMT will notify applicants when documents are received).
    1. Applicants, referees and institutions may choose email, regular mail, or any other method to submit documents to the Trust, using the applicable EBMT address as shown on the Application Form. However, the Trust shall not be held responsible for mailing delays, addressing errors or for the use of an incorrect email address.  It is suggested that applicants follow-up on the status of submitted documents.
    2. Regardless of the method of document submissions to the Trust, the Applicant MUST provide an email address (on the Application Form) to facilitate return communication by the Trust.