Mar 28, 2015 Last Updated 10:37 AM, Mar 24, 2015
The Minister of Finance & Planning

The Minister of Finance & Planning

Dr. Peter David Phillips is currently the Minister of Finance and Planning. He has had a distinguished career in Government, politics and academia. Dr. Phillips has served in a num...

Minister with Responsibility for the Public Service

Minister with Responsibility for the Public Service

Minister Horace Washington Dalley is a teacher by profession and a practicing politician. Hailing from Clarendon, he presently represents the Northern Clarendon Constituency in Par...

Financial Secretary

Financial Secretary

Mr. Devon Rowe serves as the Financial Secretary from 2012 to present. He is a career civil servant who was recently awarded the Order of Distinction in the Rank of Commander (CD)...



The Scholarships and Assistance Unit, Public Service Establishment Division, manages the GOJ Civil Service Training  Programme and acts as Point of Contact for the various donor Agencies and Countries offering technical assistance to the Government under bilateral and multilateral agreements. In this regard, this office is responsible for disseminating information on training and study opportunities as they become available. For all the courses, unless otherwise stated, application forms are available at this office.


Applications are invited for Commonwealth Scholarships tenable at Universities in New Zealand for a period of    two (2) years (Master’s) or three (3) years (PhD). February 2016

Applications are being invited from interested persons wishing to pursue graduate or post-doctoral studies in marine research activities

Opportunities for study in Cuba at the B.Sc. degree level are available as under:
Cuba/Jamaica Bilateral Programme
Cuba/CARICOM Scholarship Programme

Under the Commonwealth Scholarship and Fellowship Programme, opportunities for postgraduate studies are made available on an annual basis to persons interested in pursuing studies at the Masters or Doctoral levels in the countries listed above.

The Organisation of American States offers study opportunities at the undergraduate and post- graduate levels in OAS.

The Organisation of American States in cooperation with the Government of China invite applications from interested persons wishing to pursue undergraduate or postgraduate studies in China for the preiod commencing September 2015.

Deadline: March 31, 2015 at 3pm

Short term courses are offered throughout the year by several countries/agencies

Bonding Policy for the Government of Jamaica

The Organization of American States (OAS), through its Inter-American Drug Abuse Control Commission (CICAD), together with the Center for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) of Canada, have opened the International Research Capacity-Building Program for Health-Related Professionals to Study the Drug Phenomenon in Latin America and the Caribbean for the 2014-2015 period.

Applications are invited from interested persons wishing to pursue studies leading to a Bachelor’s {4-7 years}, Master’s {2-5 years} or Doctoral {3-6 years} degree in recommended Universities in China commencing September 2015. A total of five(5) awards are being offered.

Government Scholarships from the Republic of Turkey commencing September 2015.