SPISE 2023



Program Dates: Saturday July 8 – Sunday August 13, 2023 (in-person at the UWI-Cave Hill in Barbados)
Application Deadline (on-line): March 31, 2023 at 11:59 PM EST

2 Minute Video Overview of SPISE:

To be eligible to apply to SPISE, students must be:
(1) At least age 16 but less than age 18 on April 1, 2023
(2) Citizens or permanent residents of the English-speaking Caribbean (excluding U.S. territories) or Bermuda, and have been enrolled in a high school within the Caribbean or Bermuda for the past 4 years. (Note: applicants from the Dutch, French and Spanish-speaking Caribbean countries may be considered on a case-by-case basis.)

The SPISE 2023 application period for students has CLOSED

Before filling out an application, be sure to read in its entirety the information about SPISE on the SPISE page:


as well as the Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) below:

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Students applying to the program will need to:

  • Fill out the online application form (see below) and provide all of the supporting materials requested (within the application form) by email to applications.csf@gmail.com.
  • Request 2 letters of recommendation, using the document that can be accessed within the application form, from: (a) a current or recent (within last 2 years) Math Teacher, and (b) a current or recent (within last 2 years) Science Teacher. These letters of recommendation need to be emailed directly to applications.csf@gmail.com by the recommender.

You must use the Google Chrome browser to fill in the application form, as this will minimize potential browser-specific errors. Use of the “back” button may not display your previous-page entries on some browsers. Other browsers may appear to work, but we will not see your application. So if you do not have Google Chrome on your computer, you should install it before starting to fill out the application. Click on Save (bottom of each page of the application form) often to ensure your work is saved.

To access the SPISE 2023 online application form, login at http://caribbeanscience.org/login/. If you have an account already but have forgotten your password, send an e-mail to applications.csf@gmail.com with the subject line ‘New Login Password Request’ and include your Username. We will then send you a new password. Otherwise, please create a new account.

If you have technical difficulties in completing the form, please contact applications.csf@gmail.com with the subject line: SPISE application form – technical question.


The application period for SPISE 2023 Teaching Assistants (TAs) has closed.

The TA positions have been filled. TAs are expected to be familiar with the details of the program, and, therefore, before applying, should review the webpage SPISE Overview, and read “What SPISE Teaching Assistants should know” (at the end of the application form).

SPISE 2023 TA Application Form (WORD) [Click to Download]
SPISE 2023 TA Application Form (PDF) [Click to Download]


The Instructor positions have been filled. Applicants interested in SPISE 2024 Instructor positions should send their CV to SPISE Director Dr. Dinah Sah at dinah.csf@gmail.com


Please contact Dr. Dinah Sah (dinah.csf@gmail.com) – Director of SPISE, with your questions about the program and about student sponsorship.