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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.

J Wray & Nephew Foundation Invests $25 Million More in Community Scholarships

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.

Amazon is the latest major US corporation to offer tuition-free college as an employee benefit. Amazon plans to cover 100% of tuition, plus fees & costs of books, for its 750k employees

Amazon Will Offer Free College To Employees, Joining Efforts By Companies And Congress To Reduce Reliance On Student Loans

Amazon is the latest major US corporation to offer tuition-free college as an employee benefit. Amazon plans to cover 100% of tuition, plus fees & costs of books, for its 750k employees

Twin boys- Peter and Peterson Daniel, through their athletic ability obtained an athletic scholarship from the Edwin Allen High School in Jamaica.

Twin Boys From Dominica Foster Care Program Obtain Athletic Scholarship at Edwin Allen High School

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.

Deadline for SLB Jump-Start Scholarship is September 30, 2021

The Students’ Loan Bureau (SLB) is reminding persons that the deadline to apply for the SLB Jump-Start Scholarship is September 30, 2021.

Supreme Ventures awards 20 tertiary scholarships to students in State care

Supreme Ventures Awards 20 Tertiary Scholarships to Students in State Care

20 students in State care were awarded full scholarships by Supreme Ventures Foundation. The scholarships are worth $100 million over 4 years

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.

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.

Billion In Grants Allocated To Secondary Schools For 2021

$9.3 Billion In Grants Allocated To Secondary Schools For 2021/2022

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.

New Areas Added To Youth Summer Employment Programme

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.

Gov’t to Improve Coordination of Support to Students in Cuba – Johnson Smith

Kamina Johnson Smith says GOJ plans to protect the welfare of Jamaican students in Cuba experiencing challenges from the pandemic in that country.

Over 60 Adolescent Parents To Receive Scholarships And Bursaries via the A-STREAM Programme

Over 60 Adolescent Parents To Receive Scholarships And Bursaries via the WCJF’s A-STREAM Programme

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.

Food Awards chair Novia McDonald-Whyte awarded 2 scholarships to Cassania McIntyre & Amariah José Taylor who are hospitality students at UTECH

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.

Rita Marley Celebrates 75th Birthday, Starts Annual Scholarship for Women

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 opportunity to further dreams with a NCB Foundation Scholarship.

Davia Henningham | Budding Animator Receives NCB Foundation 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.

Scholarship recommendation letter, Scholarship Reference Letter, How to compose Scholarship Letter

How to Compose a Scholarship Reference/Recommendation Letter Template – with Samples

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.

Apply for the 2021 Jamaica Labour Party Scholarship Programme

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.

The JCPD Scholarships is Accepting Applications For The Margaret Moody Scholarship

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.

Guardian Group announces Global Leadership Diploma Scholarships

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.

How to write an Education Loan Request Letter to your employer in Jamaica

How to write an Education Loan Request Letter to your employer in Jamaica

Writing an education loan request letter to your Jamaican employer should be a must for all employed students. This education loan request letter can be very helpful in paying for your education, while securing your job.

Bank of Jamaica bursary (BOJ) is launching a $20M bursary for 60 students from selected primary, secondary and tertiary schools for tuition & education devices.

Bank of Jamaica Celebrates 60th Anniversary with $20 Million Bursary Initiative

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.

How to Win Scholarships in Jamaica Post COVID-19

How to Win a Scholarship in Jamaica: 10 Tips for Success post COVID-19

Learn 10 tips on how to win scholarships in Jamaica post-COVID-19 to pay for tuition in Jamaica, the Caribbean and worldwide.

2021 SEEK Carreras Scholarship Bursaries Programme

Apply For Your 2021 Carreras Bursaries For University Students

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.

2021 SEEK Carreras Scholarship Bursaries Programme

Apply for the $1Million 2021 Carreras SEEK Scholarship Program

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 carreras_scholarships@bat.com.

Carreras Teachers Scholarships

Apply for the 2021 Carreras Teachers Scholarships

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.

GraceKennedy Foundation offering $21m in scholarships to local university students

GraceKennedy Foundation Offering $21m in Scholarships to Local University Students

The GraceKennedy Foundation (GKF) has invited Jamaican students who will be attending local universities in the 2021/22 academic year to apply for scholarships.

Jamaica Olympic Association scholarship propels Shanae Gordon to academic excellence

Jamaica Olympic Association (JOA) Scholarship Propels Shanae Gordon to Academic Excellence

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.

Annual Jamaica Scholarship

Ministry of Education Annual Jamaica Scholarship

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.

UWI St Augustine Covers Scholarship Gap with Tuition Programme

UWI St Augustine Campus will cover the scholarship Gap with a 2021 Tuition Programme for Trinidadian students due to the impact of COVID-19.

51 students facing financial difficulties, have been awarded bursaries of $4.5 million, courtesy of the Spanish-Jamaican Foundation (SJF)

Spanish Jamaican Foundation Awards $4.5 Million In Bursaries

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

Scotiabank Funds Undergraduate Scholarships for Fifteen (15) UWI Students

Anya Schnoor of Scotiabank, encouraged UWI Scholarship recipients to maximize opportunities and make a positive contributions to enhancing the society

Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) Scholarship Foundation will fund a scholarship for studies in agro/gastronomy-related subjects to Caribbean nationals students.

CTO Scholarship Foundation offers new Scholarship in Agro/Gastronomy Studies

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.

Michael Lewis Study abroad at College of Albemarle

How Michael Lewis – a Jamaican theatre major beat adversity to study in the US

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.

2021 CCRIF SPC Now Invites Applications for its Postgraduate Scholarship Programme

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 was awarded the 2020 Hon Oliver Clarke Graduate Scholarship from JN Group in celebrating the life and legacy of the late chairman

Russell Barrett wins Oliver Clarke Graduate Scholarship in leadership and governance

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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10 Things You Shouldn’t Write in Your Cover Letter

10 Things You Shouldn’t Write in Your Cover Letter Who loves writing cover letter? Anyone? I understand the silence after this question. When you’re supposed to describe your passions, interests, qualifications, and skills in a formal letter, it seems like you’re losing yourself. That doesn’t make sense: you’re trying to describe everything you are and

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Scholarship Request Letter

How to Write a Scholarship Request Letter (SRL)

Learn how to write a successful scholarship request letter and other funding source strategies from an expert scholarship strategist who have won millions in local scholarships.

Join us in supporting a REAL ACTIONABLE economic stimulus and jobs plan - demand for a STUDENT LOAN FORGIVENESS PROGRAMME IN JAMAICA!

Support the Establishment of a Student Loan Forgiveness Programme in Jamaica

Join us in supporting a REAL ACTIONABLE economic stimulus and jobs plan – demand for a STUDENT LOAN FORGIVENESS PROGRAMME IN JAMAICA!

Kai Clarke dream of a career in aerospace was help with the Little Caesar's Scholarship for final year UWI students at the Burger King Scholarship Ceremony

The Sky’s Not the Limit for Kai Clarke: The 2021 Little Caesar Scholarship Winner

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.

Tuition Free Universities in Europe for Undergraduate Students

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. 

The Williams Family of the Maldon Baptist Church in St. James, Awarded Scholarships to Student Members.

The Williams Family of the Maldon Baptist Church Awarded Scholarships to Students.

Tianna Smith and Tousaint Desouza are this year’s recipients of scholarships awarded by the Williams family of the Maldon Baptist Church.