Choosing the Right Programme in Barbados
To get into the right course to study, applicant must start researching for the same a few months in advance. Follow the steps for “Choosing the Right Course to Study in Barbados”:
Step 1: Know your Interest Area and Research
Know your interest area and accordingly research for that subject/study programme. Barbados comprises of academic, technical and vocational colleges as well as university. Visit the official websites of these colleges and university in Barbados and know about the entry requirements, applying procedure, entrance examinations, dates and deadlines, types of programmes, course structure, and other necessary details. Talk to the faculties and alumni, and know more about the institution and its offerings.
Step 2: Apply
When contemplating applying to the higher education institution in Barbados, keep in the mind the following things: financial assistance options, distance, interest area and aims, earning potential of your interest, accommodation options, and career options.
After you have gone through the course structure and institution, and you feel it is in accordance to your interest area and you meet the entry criteria, apply!
Step 3: Apply for Scholarships
If you’re accepted, you will receive a letter of acceptance. After receiving the letter, you can apply for scholarships (if required). Scholarships and loans are available to Barbados citizens for undergraduate and graduate studies, technical education, and vocational education. Most of the higher education institutions in Barbados also provide scholarships and grants to Barbadians to study abroad. There are many international exchange and study abroad programmes.
Fill out the scholarship applications and demonstrate why you are the best potential awardee and how you will satisfy the motive and aim behind the starting of the scholarship programme.
Step 4: Apply for Student Visa
International students who wish to study in Barbados must apply for student visa. Student visa are only issued by the Barbados Immigration Department.