J Wray & Nephew Foundation (JWNF), the outreach arm of J Wray & Nephew Limited (JWN), has this year provided more than 400 community scholarships and financial grants to students in the communities across Jamaica.
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Burger King has presented over $4-million in 2021 secondary & tertiary scholarships, bursaries and grants to 30 recurring annual recipients.
Twin boys- Peter and Peterson Daniel, through their athletic ability obtained an athletic scholarship from the Edwin Allen High School in Jamaica.
The Students’ Loan Bureau (SLB) is reminding persons that the deadline to apply for the SLB Jump-Start Scholarship is September 30, 2021.
20 students in State care were awarded full scholarships by Supreme Ventures Foundation. The scholarships are worth $100 million over 4 years
Monique Farquharson among aspiring entrepreneurs benefitting from Aston University’s scholarship programme
Monique Farquharson is among aspiring entrepreneurs benefitting from the Birmingham based Aston University’s full entrepreneur scholarship programme with grants to start their business when the course of study is complete.
Ministry of Education has allocated $9.3B in grants to secondary schools for academic year 2021, to be paid in 4 tranches, with the first disbursement in June 2021
The fifth cohort of the Youth Summer Employment Programme (YSEP) has been launched, with new areas of focus added for the approximately 6,000 youth who will participate this year.
Kamina Johnson Smith says GOJ plans to protect the welfare of Jamaican students in Cuba experiencing challenges from the pandemic in that country.
More than 60 adolescent parents will receive bursaries and scholarships valued at some $3.9 million from the Women’s Centre of Jamaica Foundation (WCJF), to help with their educational expenses.
The 2020/2021 Jamaica Observer Table Talk Food Awards Awarded Two (2) Hospitality Scholarships to UTECH Students.
Food Awards chair Novia McDonald-Whyte awarded 2 scholarships to Cassania McIntyre & Amariah José Taylor who are hospitality students at UTECH
In honour of her 75th birthday, Rita Marley, cultural icon and founder of the Rita Marley Foundation, has announced the funding of the inaugural annual Rita Marley Scholarship.
Davia Henningham, a budding animator is ‘grateful’ for the opportunity to further her dreams at the University of Technology, Jamaica with a $300,000 NCB Foundation Scholarship.
A Scholarship recommendation letter provides information regarding the character, qualities, community services and achievements of a candidate which fulfill the basic criteria of a chosen scholarship.
The 2021 Jamaica Labour Party Education Fund Scholarship Programme. 4 tertiary merit-based scholarships valued between J$500k -$700k annually for 3 years. Specialization in Journalism, Epidemiology/Public Health, Mathematics/Economics, or Teacher Education. Deadline is August 19, 2021.
The Jamaica Council for Persons with Disabilities (JCPD) is now accepting applications for the Margaret Moody Scholarship, open to persons with disabilities who are registered with the Council. Application deadline is August 6, 2021.
Guardian Group has announced a partnership with the University for Peace (UPEACE) established by the General Assembly of the United Nations, in offering 10 Global Leadership Diploma Scholarships across the region.
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The Bank of Jamaica (BOJ) is launching a $20 million bursary initiative which will see 60 students from selected primary, secondary and tertiary schools benefitting from bursaries aimed at assisting with tuition, e-learning devices, books and other miscellaneous expenses for 2021/2022.
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Applications are invited for the 2021 Carreras Bursaries for University students with awards valued at fifty thousand dollars (J$50,000) each. This amazing scholarship opportunity closes Friday, June 18, 2021. Contact us for application assistance.
Applications are invited for the 2021 Carreras SEEK Scholarship Fund valued at J$1Million. Application closes June 18, 2021. The completed application form along with supporting documents should be submitted at email@example.com.
Applications are invited for the Carreras Teachers Scholarships Programme with awards valued at one hundred thousand dollars (J$100,000). This amazing scholarship opportunity closes Friday, June 18, 2021. Contact us for application assistance.
The GraceKennedy Foundation (GKF) has invited Jamaican students who will be attending local universities in the 2021/22 academic year to apply for scholarships.
The Jamaica Olympic Association (JOA) Scholarship propels Shanae Gordon to academic excellence pursuing a degree in Bachelor’s of Education programme at G.C. Foster College of Physical Education and Sport.
Apply for the Ministry of Education’s Annual Jamaica Scholarship open to new and returning teacher/student at the University of the West Indies reading for a Teacher’s degree.
UWI St Augustine Campus will cover the scholarship Gap with a 2021 Tuition Programme for Trinidadian students due to the impact of COVID-19.
A total of 51 students from nine tertiary institutions, who are facing financial difficulties, have been awarded bursaries totaling $4.5 million, courtesy of the Spanish-Jamaican Foundation (SJF).
Anya Schnoor of Scotiabank, encouraged UWI Scholarship recipients to maximize opportunities and make a positive contributions to enhancing the society
For the first time since its founding 24 years ago, the Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) Scholarship Foundation will fund a scholarship for studies in agro/gastronomy-related subjects to Caribbean nationals students.
How a Jamaican theatre major (Michael Lewis) beat adversity to study in the US. Read the full interview about his inspiring journey to study abroad
The CCRIF SPC now invites applications for the 2021 postgraduate scholarships under the CCRIF Scholarship Programme for Caribbean nationals studying in the Caribbean, UK or USA.
Russell Barrett of St Elizabeth, is the recipient of the 2020 Hon Oliver Clarke Graduate Scholarship, which was awarded to celebrate the life and legacy of the late chair of the board of directors of The Jamaica National Group, a media mogul and Jamaican business stalwart.
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The 21 years old, Kai Clarke has already proven that she can achieve just about anything she sets out to, in spite of medical challenges that may dim the light on her dream of a career in aerospace and being Jamaica’s first astronaut. She was recently awarded the 2021 Little Caesar’s Open Scholarship at the Burger King Jamaica Scholarship Ceremony to navigate her final year of studies towards a degree in electrical engineering at the UWI.
Europe is not just a popular destination amongst travellers but also among international students. Why? Tuition-free universities. Public institutions of higher education here typically only offer free tuition to students from EU and EEA member countries; however, some, like Germany and Norway, offer free tuition to all students regardless of nationality.
Tianna Smith and Tousaint Desouza are this year’s recipients of scholarships awarded by the Williams family of the Maldon Baptist Church.