Cuban Government Scholarships 2020-2021

The Government of the Republic of Cuba is providing full scholarships to Barbadian students in the academic year 2020-2021 to pursue either undergraduate or postgraduate degrees in Cuba in the following disciplines:

  • Medicine
  • Dentistry
  • Nursery
  • Postgraduate courses


 (i)      Applicants must be citizens of Barbados

 Academic Requirements

  1. A minimum of five (5) subjects at CSEC Level, inclusive of at least three (3) of the four (4) following subjects: Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry and Biology at Grades 1 or 2.
  1. English Language is compulsory for all areas of study.

Other Requirements

         i.   Students must be between the ages of eighteen (18) and twenty-four (24) years.

        ii.   Coming from a low-income family who cannot afford to study in his/her own country.

Documentation to be submitted:

  1. Academic Qualifications.
  2. General Health Certificate, including HIV status and a pregnancy test (for females).
  3. Police Certificate of Character.
  4. Birth Certificate (original).
  5. Ten (10) Passport size photographs

Travel Information

Applicants should be prepared to travel between 12-20 August 2020.

Application forms and relevant documents should be submitted to the Tertiary Section of The Ministry of Education, Technological and Vocational Training by Friday, May 22, 2020.

 Application form can be downloaded via the link below.

Submit completed application form and other documents to



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