CCRIF Scholarship Program

CCRIF Scholarship Program

The Caribbean Catastrophe Risk Insurance Facility is pleased to be able to offer “CCRIF Scholarship Program”. The scholarship is open to students pursuing a Masters or an MBA with a major in risk management and/or insurance or a related field. The facility provides scholarships to students at the post-graduate level to pursue study in areas related to disaster risk management. The scholarships are valued at a maximum of US$40,000 each (for extra-regional universities) or $20,000 (for regional universities).

CCRIF SPC (formerly the Caribbean Catastrophe Risk Insurance Facility) is a risk pooling company, owned, operated and registered in the Caribbean to serve governments in the Wider Caribbean Region and their communities in reducing the economic impact of natural catastrophes.

Eligibility:

In order to participate in the scholarship contest, entrants must meet the following criteria:

  • Individuals who are citizens of CARICOM member countries and/or CCRIF member countries in the Caribbean
  • Eligible programmes include one-year Masters-level courses in the following areas which are available at eligible regional universities or at universities in the United Kingdom/ United States/Canada:
  • (Catastrophe) Risk Management
  • Property/Casualty Insurance
  • Meteorology
  • Other hazard/disaster related disciplines
  • Eligible programmes also include an MBA with a Major in risk management and/or insurance or a related field.
  • Online programmes available through eligible regional universities or at universities in the United Kingdom/ United States/Canada are also eligible for these scholarships.
  • Eligible regional universities are accredited universities in any CARICOM member country or CCRIF member country.

How to Apply:

Applicants who are interested in applying for the scholarship program can go through the given link and download the application form: http://www.ccrif.org/content/scholarship

Submitting Details:

Applicants must submit the application form through online scholarship program platform at   http://www.ccrif.org/content/scholarship

Financial Aid and Award Money:             

  • The award amount of the scholarship is US$40,000 each (for extra-regional universities)
  • $20,000 (for regional universities) and are specifically for those applicants who would have gained admission to a Masters level program or an MBA program

Application Deadline: 

The deadline for the scholarship is June 4, 2017.

Link for More Information:

http://www.ccrif.org/content/scholarship

Contact Information:

For additional information regarding scholarship, please email: ccrifscholarships-at-ccrif.org

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