JHUAN Scholarship Program

The cost of college education is steadily rising while the resources available to Jamaican international students pursuing higher education and their families are declining. JHUAN is combatting this challenge through the creation of a scholarship program established to provide additional opportunities for students from Jamaica and of Jamaican heritage to gain financial aid.

The scholarship offers financial support and mentorship to full time students in any major at Howard University. Each year, students are invited to apply for scholarships to offset the cost of their demonstrated financial need.

Who Can Apply

JHUAN Scholarship Eligibility

Students of all majors are encouraged to apply each year for one of the scholarships available, each valued up to USD$5,000. To be eligible, applicants must have a current GPA of 3.0 and meet the following criteria:

• An international student born in Jamaica or a student having at least one parent who was born in Jamaica.

• Enrolled full-time and in good standing as a full-time sophomore, junior, senior or graduate school student at Howard University.

• Applications must be submitted on or before September 17, 2020 at midnight.

2020/2021 New Students

Application Now Closed

Applications for JHUAN 2020/2021 Scholarships are now closed. For updates on our other initiatives and when to apply again, please sign up below to keep in touch.

International Students

Resources for
Student Admissions

Howard University welcomes applications from talented international students as freshmen; that is, students who have never been admitted to a degree program at Howard University or any other post-secondary institution of higher education. International students are advised to begin the admission process at least one year prior to the time they wish to enter the University because additional time is usually essential for submission of required tests, academic documents, evaluations and immigration-related matters. For more information, click here


Giving back is a part of who we are and the sheer purpose of JHUAN. If you are a graduate of Howard University or just an affiliate who believes in JHUAN’s mission, you are welcome to donate.  


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