Antigua & Barbuda : Halo Hero Scholarship


Value of Awards

Three scholarships to be awarded each year:

  • One award:  $30,000 per year (CAD) – to a maximum of $120,000 CAD over 4 years.
  • Two awards: $17,000 per year (CAD) – to a maximum of $68,000 CAD over 4 years

Awarded by Henley & Partners (managed by The Halo Foundation,Inc.)

Scholarship is only tenable at St. Mary’s University Halifax

Deadline:  APRIL 1

Who's Eligible

  • Must be a national of Antigua and Barbuda.
  • Students must meet Saint Mary’s University admission criteria by program
  • Any person in their final year of secondary school. (Fifth form)
  • Any person attending a tertiary institution. (Antigua State College/ABIIT etc.)
  • Should be 16-25 years at the time of application.

  • Can be identified as deserving of recognition in the area of humanitarian efforts, specifically with respect to acts of bravery and kindness.

  • Any person who has graduated from a secondary or tertiary institution within the past eight years.  


Application Process

Each student must complete this application form and submit the following documents:

  • A passport sized photo.

  • Certified copy of valid passport.

  • Certified copy of birth certificate.

  • Certified copy of all academic certificates. (CSEC, CAPE, IB Diploma etc.)

  • Recent academic transcripts.

  • Three (3) letters of recommendation from three (3) separate sources, not including relatives, to verify their involvement in humanitarian efforts, or exceptional acts of bravery or kindness. Letters can be submitted by teachers, friends, religious leaders or employers.

Educational Requirements

All persons applying for this scholarship must have the below mentioned educational qualifications:

  • Minimum of six (6) CXC subjects with grades 1 and 2

  • IB program: Minimum IB diploma score of 24 with grades of 3 and above in prerequisite subjects.

  • Minimum of three (3) CAPE subjects with grades 1, 2, or 3.

Listen to what it was like for this Bahamian Student to live and study in Canada.

Andy, who is from Nassau, studied at the University of New Brunswick, received a scholarship and got work experience as he studied. Find out more about how he did it.

Find Updated Scholarship Application at Halo Foundation’s Website

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