News Release: HAMILTON, Bermuda – “The Ministry of Economy and Labour, through the Department of Workforce Development (DWD), is happy to invite applicants to apply for the Overseas Scholarships 2024,” said Minister of Economy and Labour Jason Hayward. “From April 1, 2020, to date, the DWD has provided over $1.3 million in scholarship funding helping approximately 150 Bermudians obtain their tertiary education. Last year, over $350,000 in scholarship funding helped 25 Bermudians further their education. I look forward to many more obtaining degrees and returning home to give back to our community.”  

Interested persons may apply online at www.bermudascholarships.com until Wednesday, May 15, 2024.

Please note the following guidance:

·         Only fully completed applications will be considered, and hard-copy applications are not accepted. 

·         For more information, please visit www.bermudascholarships.com , and in the ‘Scholarship Name Search’ of the ‘Search Scholarships page’, key in and search for the word ‘Department’. 

·         Read the descriptions provided to see what supporting documents are required when applying for the overseas scholarship.

In addition to providing scholarships, professional development, and internship opportunities, Bermuda’s young people can receive support with career development services through job applications, resume writing, and interviewing skills. Students can also apply for Summer Internships, Summer Employment and Graduate Apprenticeship programmes, which allow young people to gain valuable real-life on-the-job experience.