Funding and Allowances

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Current Rates Payable for the Country of Study or Applicable Scholarship

ALLOWANCE

Trinidad &
Tobago

Barbados

Canada

United Kingdom

Switzerland

Australia

New Zealand

India

France

Currency

TT$

BDS $

CAN $

UK £

Swiss Fr

Aus $

NZ $

Rupees

Euro

 Non-Salaried
Personal                 
Maintenance
Allowance
                                                Salaried

2,418

 

Salary pd
in post

1,491

 

1,172

1,072

 

864

794/635*

 

561/450*

1,847

 

1,539

1,261

 

1,051

958

 

795

10,677

 

8,884

937

 

781

 Regular Book Allowance

 

Medical

3,846

 

5,495

2,663

 

937

349

1,319

631

779

8,953

671

Warm Clothing
Allowance  - First Payment

 

Replacement Warm Clothing

 

  •  

 

  •  

 

812

 

307

 

1648

 

1124

 

852

 

11,211

 

838

 

-

 

 

-

 

141

 

63

 

275

 

189

 

142

 

1879

 

140

Incidental Travelling Allowance

-

176

115

37

275

189

142

1,879

140

Special Equipment Allowance

1,967

469

260

74

642

441

332

4,212

317

Note 1: Two rates of Personal Maintenance Allowance (PMA) currently apply to Non-Salaried and Salaried Scholars in the United Kingdom.

The existing (higher) rates £794 and £635 respectively applies to those students pursuing studies and residing in London.

Note 2: Rates are currently under review.

ALLOWANCE

Netherlands

USA

Brazil

Mexico

Colombia

Nigeria

Guyana

Jamaica

India

Currency

Euro

US $

US $

US $

US $

US $

US $

US $

US $

 Non-Salaried Personal                 
Maintenance Allowance

 

 Salaried

948

 

790

1165

 

943

848

 

684

932

 

751

815

 

657

647

 

539

299

 

240

300

 

285

631

 

509

Regular Book Allowance

Medical

679

 

900

 

627

545

602

546

550

240

467

Warm Clothing Allowance  - First Payment

 

Replacement Warm Clothing

846

900

862

948

 

828

 

683

 

 

-

 

-

642

 

139

148

143

154

137

114

-

-

106

Incidental Travelling Allowance

139

132

114

121

110

114

37

13

85

Special Equipment Allowance

311

196

143

154

137

266

240

143

106

*Paid to persons in temperate zone only

Note 2: Rates are currently under review