The BGLC Tertiary Education Grant provides assistance for tertiary students enrolled as a full time student at any accredited tertiary institution in Jamaica.

Assistance is in the form of contribution towards tuition fees or a laptop computer (subject to availability from BGLC’s designated supplier)

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Apply for a BGLC Education Grant

Apply Early

Apply Early

Before you start your application, please ensure you have the following documents ready to upload: Certified Copy of national photo ID

  • Completed Writing Assignment (Click for details)
  • Transcript:
  • 2nd to 4th year students – provide the latest available transcript reflecting GPA for at least 1 semester of the 2020-2021 academic year
  • Entering 1st year – Provide your High School transcript along with your latest CAPE or CSEC Examination Certificate and the acceptance letter from the tertiary institution
Application deadline: Friday, July 16, 2021.
  • Give yourself adequate time to gather all your application documents.
  • Request transcripts and other supporting documents early  to ensure you have them in hand well before the deadline.
  • Don’t procrastinate.

Apply early to ensure deadlines are not missed

Before you start the application, please ensure you have all the required documents ready to upload.



Your application is not complete without the names and contact details of 2 References who must have known you for at least 1 year before your application.

References may be from the following categories:

Justice of the Peace
• Officer of a Government Ministry or Agency (SEG 1 & above) • Consular Officer
• Attorney-at-law • Member of Parliament • Parish Councillor • Bank Manager • Credit Union Manager • Clerk of Courts • Marriage Officer • Army Officer (Major & above) • Dental Surgeon • Medical Practitioner • Police Officer (Gazetted Ranks) • Passport Officer • Veterinarian • Principal (Primary, Secondary & Tertiary Educational Institutions)
Prepare a Great Writing Assignment

Prepare a Great Writing Assignment

Do research to get information on the topic.

Plan your writing assingment to ensurethe length does not exceed 500 words.

INSTRUCTIONS: Write a formal letter to friend or family member who engages in gambling to provide tips and information on how they can manage their gambling so as not to develop an addiction or end up in financial problems. Also share warning signs that they should look for as a signal that they may be developing a problem with gambling and where they might turn to for help with problem gambling.

Your letter is not to include any expression of judgment or opinion about the fact that the person gambles. Assume that the friend or family member is over 18 and therefore legally able to participate in gambling.

Your letter will be evaluated based on
  • Correct formatting for a formal letter
  • Correct use of grammar, spelling, punctuation
  • Creativity
  • Organization – key ideas presented in a logical, structured manner
  • Quality of content
Academic Achievement

Academic Achievement

If you have achieved a GPA of 2.75 (on a 4.0 scale) you may apply for a BGLC Tertiary Education Grant.
Have received the BGLC Education Grant up to 2020.
Invested by BGLC to assist tertiary students with tuition fees up to 2020.
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