Central State University will award up to ten (10) student scholarships annually for recent public school graduates from the Bahamas. This arrangement is established to encourage Bahamian students to attend Central State University, especially to take advantage of areas of study that are nationally in demand but not readably available in the Bahamas, such as, but not limited to: Fine and Performing Arts, Specialized Education, Water Resource Management, Accounting, Entrepreneurship, and Engineering.
Tuition waiver will be provided up to $1,850 (out of state surcharge) and receive a scholarship in the amounts of $6,180. Scholarships will cover double occupancy for rooms only, students will be responsible for the difference if a single room is required. The scholarship will not cover student health insurance
Students are required to be residential students throughout their duration at Central State University. The total comprehensive direct cost of attendance for international students, including tuition, room, and board, is estimated at $18,030 per year. It is understood that prospective students will be responsible for the indirect cost needed to cover expenses incurred (i.e. travel, personal spending money, book funds, etc.) at an estimated amount of $3,000-$5,000.
Applicants will apply directly to the Central State University's Admissions Office. Students will be required to submit all application materials to Central State University by April 1st. Eligible students will be expected to interview with the Ministry of Education as well as complete the application for the Public Schools Scholars Programme.
Each recipient of the Central State University Bahamian Student Merit Scholarship shall satisfy the following criteria:
Once students confirm their admissions, they will be required to pay a $300 confirmation fee, this is not covered by the scholarship.