Applicants offered admission to the University may request a
deferral of their registration for a period of one academic year.
Requests for deferral should be done in writing to the University
Registrar, and copied to the Student Relations Officer, Student
Relations Unit and the Head of School in the relevant College or
Faculty before the beginning of the instructional period in which the
Course of Study would normally commence. Approval will be
contingent on the payment of the Enrolment Commitment Fee
Applicants who have been granted deferrals will be guaranteed
places for the next academic year, in the Course of Study for which
the original offer was made, only if there are no changes to its
matriculation requirements. A new application will be required if
there have been changes to the matriculation requirements.
Applicants will be contacted in writing by the Admissions &
Enrolment Office two months prior to the expiration of the deferral
period, to communicate enrolment information for the upcoming
Note: Applicants who were granted deferrals must complete the
“Application for Readmission” form prior to the end of the
deferral period to indicate their intention to take of the offer
Scholarships and Bursaries are awarded annually mainly to full-time
Jamaican nationals studying at the undergraduate and post-
The application period for scholarships opens in
of each year,
and the closing dates are as follows (unless otherwise stated):
• July 30, of each year for Scholarships offered to (new) students
in year 1.
• June 30, of each year for Scholarships offered to (returning)
students in years 2-4
Procedures for applying for Scholarships
Candidates are required to complete an application form for
submission along with the following:
• Progress Report(s) for returning students.
• CSEC/GCE, A-Levels/CAPE Certificates for first year Students
• Records of Extra Curricular Activities (both on and off Campus)
Students may apply for
Scholarships for which they are eligible
using the general application form available online at:www.utechjamaica.edu.jm
Click on Offices & Services/Financial Aid/Application
Forms/Scholarship Application Form.
For scholarships with special application forms, the forms can be
collected at the Financial Aid Office, Student Services Department.