“As a recipient of the Foundation’s largesse, I cannot begin to express my personal gratitude for its contributions to my educational development and success. But I am also grateful to the Foundation for what it continues to do for my country.”

Scholarship recipient, Thea Rutherford (History, McGill University & Art Education Masters, Simon Fraser University)


Wondering if you may make it to the final round of consideration? Click here.

Scholarships are for post-secondary study outside of The Bahamas.

For information on:



Technical and Vocational Studies (up to an Associate's)

All Culinary Arts applicants up to a Bachelor’s degree must use the Technical Training application

If you will be attending The College of The Bahamas please call their Financial Aid office at 302-4371.

The deadline for all applications is April 15th, 5pm Eastern Time.


November 9, 2016

Please note our Scholarships application for Fall 2017/2018 academic year will be available in January 2017 and the deadline is March 15, 2017.

Please follow us on facebook.com/lyfordcayfoundations or join our mailing list at scholarships@lyfordcayfoundation.org for the most up to date information.

We plan to have public information sessions in December and January for those applying.

Right now you should be applying to colleges and where applicable, working to ensure that your cumulative GPA meets our minimum requirements.

Please read through the information in this section as it will be helpful to prepare you.

Here is brief overview from Programme Director Dr. Giavana Jones: https://youtu.be/wNgMZjPlByg