De La Rue Scholarship


In keeping with our commitment to assist in the development of the country’s human resources, the Central Bank of Trinidad and Tobago has partnered with De La Rue, a UK based organization.  The strategic alliance between the Bank and De La Rue created the De La Rue Scholarship – an annual award to students pursuing post- graduate degrees at the University of the West Indies (U.W.I.) in any of the following disciplines:

  1. Banking                               7. Computer Science/Information Technology 
  2. Finance                               8. Human Resource Management
  3. Economics                          9. Law                                                                 
  4. Statistics                           10. Engineering               
  5. Management                      11. International Relations
  6. Accounting                        12. Health, Safety & Environment


To be eligible, applicants must meet the following criteria:-

I. Be a national of Trinidad and Tobago
II. Currently pursuing full-time post graduate study in any ofthe disciplines listed above;
III. Be maintaining an outstanding academic record - at least Upper Second Class Homours or equivalent, and with at least a B+ average in course work for M.Sc., MPhil/Ph.D, DBA candidates;
IV. Be actively involved in community service;
V. Should not be in receipt of any other scholarship.


In addition, applicants are required to note that the selection process will include the following:

I. The completion of a 3-5 page essay in support of their application, outlining suitability for the scholarship.
II. An interview before a joint panel comprising representatives from the Central Bank of  Trinidad and Tobago and the University of the West Indies.
III. An assessment to determine need for financial assistance.


Applications can be submitted by clicking on the following link:

Please include reference to the De La Rue Scholarship in the subject line of emails.