$1,098 Full Coverage Scholarship for Advanced Guyanese Education (SAGE) – Guyana 2024

Written by K Fisher on November 4, 2022

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Scholarship details

  • Area of study

  • Country of the Scholarship

  • Scholarship Valid Until (Year)

  • Type of scholarship

    Bachelor's scholarship
  • Scholarship amount given

    $1000 - $3000
  • Type of scholarship administrator

  • Mode of scholarship (Online/Offline)

  • Applier's country

  • Expenses covered

  • Scholarship Contact Details

    Phone Number: +(592)-623-8325 E-Mail: [email protected]

The University of Guyana has helped put together a scholarship called the ‘Scholarship for Advanced Guyanese Education (SAGE)’ which was instated to help Guyanese students find a higher education system that would propel their career toward Math and English subjects.

The traditional cost of higher education or a full year of college tuition in Guyana rounds out to about $228,448 GY which is converted to USD as $1,098.

Other academic courses and programs at the University of Guyana include:

  • Forestry
  • Agriculture
  • Geography
  • Environmental Studies
  • Foundation and Education Management
  • Language and Cultural Studies
  • History and Caribbean Studies
  • Architecture
  • Civil Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Petroleum and Geological Engineering
  • Division of Engineering Math
  • Mining
  • Allied Health
  • Behavioral Sciences
  • Dentistry
  • Medicine
  • Pharmacy
  • Nursing
  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Computer Science
  • Mathematics, Physics and Statistics
  • Communication Studies
  • Economics
  • Government and International Affairs
  • Law
  • Sociology
  • Social Sciences

This is not a complete list of the available programs let alone the classes that build up each program schedule. A program can be found on the original website with the classes that are needed to successfully achieve a degree in that program.



  • Anyone that wishes to apply for this scholarship must be Guyanese.
  • All individuals that can apply for this scholarship will need to be able to provide proof that they need financial assistance.
  • Applicants must be considered first-time applicants as well as undergraduate students. Students that are working on their Master’s or Ph.D. are not eligible.
  • All students who apply must show that they have attained five passes at CXC with grades 1 and 2 inclusive of both Math and English.
  • Students must successfully complete their secondary education before applying. This means students right out of high school that has graduated from their last year.
  • Academic merit does not play a part in the selection process for this scholarship.
  • Students must apply to study on campus and attend classrooms, this is not a long distance learning scholarship.



The number one requirement is that students must be Guyanese when they apply. This is a scholarship for students that need financial assistance and the applications will be monitored on who needs more funding assistance than most.


How to Apply

The best way to apply is by being a first time student at the University of Guyana as well as working towards an undergraduate degree.

Only 10 students are shortlisted for this scholarship opportunity. Which this final 10 students will be judged based on the essay completion and qualifications that are deemed a ‘good fit’ for this scholarship.

All applications must be sent to this address

Students’ Welfare Division,
University of Guyana
Turkeyen Campus
Greater Georgetown


Student Visa

There is no need for a student visa here since this scholarship is solely for Guyanese students only. Foreign students are not permitted access to this funding option.


Reward – Extra Benefits

The reward benefit from this scholarship is that any lucky recipient winner will receive a full year of paid or covered tuition cost at no expense to them. This is paid off by the university.

Awardees can receive additional funding towards paying college books and accommodation.

For more information on what funding could be available if you fit all of the criteria, those questions should be sent to the available email address and phone number in the contact section of this article.


Deadline Time Line

Academic deadlines show that the date of October 10, 2022 is the last day to send in applications to be admitted to the university.

There is an available academic event calendar that students can reference and make note of on the original website for the university.


Open Submissions Window Time Frame

Open submission time lines show that around March 2023 is when the application submission date allows students to send in their application packets.


Annual or Renewable Scholarship Options

This is an annual scholarship that lasts for the duration of a full academic year. Students will need to follow guidelines to ensure that they are doing the right thing as keeping grade levels high and being a full-time student to keep the scholarship. This is not a renewable scholarship since this scholarship has duration time of the whole 4 years needed to reach a degree in English and Math. Afterwards if students ensure to pursue more schooling a different scholarship will need to be looked for.

Here at Pick a Scholarship we offer a full range of scholarship databases for all students looking for varying degree levels. While we provide exact information for each scholarship application and when the deadlines/open submission windows are held. We offer a contact section on each post where the admissions of the university or the director of a private sponsor can be reached to give more information or details.

All applicants should consult the contact webpage that is in the contact section of this page if a question has not been answered. Beforehand check the university’s FAQs page to see if anything can be answered right away.

All students should check with the university website about any delays or changes to the open submission window or deadline time frame. This is the best way to see if anything needs to be reviewed or changed before submitting their application.

Anyone can sign up to receive a university website newsletter to stay updated on the latest information.

Any student that is unsure about the rules and guidelines that are meant to be followed by the recipient should consult the website link provided. Anyone looking for more information that is not found on the website should contact the email address.

We also suggest that all applicants read through the information guideline page that is available through the original scholarship link. This way, the individual can navigate the website correctly and identify the real scholarship online application. So far there has been no mention of any delays for this opportunity or any cancellations.

Each foundation has its own set of guidelines that should be followed as well to maintain a scholarship for its full duration. Otherwise, contact the phone number to ask any other unrelated questions that are not currently answered.

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