Category Archives: Scholarship News

PetroCaribe Scholarships of $2.9 million Awarded to UTech students

$2.9 Million was Awarded in PetroCaribe Scholarships Eleven students of the University of Technology, Jamaica (UTech) have been awarded PetroCaribe scholarships sponsored by the PetroCaribe Development Fund (PCDF) and valued at $2.9 million. The presentations were made at a a ceremony at the university’s main campus in St Andrew on Wednesday, February 21, 2018. Seven of the

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FHI 360 & VTDI Entertainment & Events Management Scholarships

VTDI Trainees Receive Scholarships in Entertainment and Event Management Twelve students of the Vocational Training Development Institute (VTDI) have been awarded scholarships to pursue the two-year entertainment and event management associate degree offered at the institution. The scholarships were awarded at a special ceremony held at the institution last Thursday under the USAID- funded Advance

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china scholarships

CMU Students Receive China Scholarships from the Chinese Embassy

KINGSTON, Jamaica (JIS) — Five students enrolled at the Caribbean Maritime University (CMU) were, on Friday, presented with China scholarships valued at over $1 million, from the People’s Republic of China. The recipients are Nailah Steele, Courtney Johnson, Nakalia Thompson, Winston Chambers, from the Faculty of Marine and Nautical Studies; and Shannon McCalla, from the

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BGLC Education Grant Assists Tertiary Students

The Betting Gaming and Lotteries Commission (BGLC) Education Grant Assists Tertiary Students The Betting Gaming and Lotteries Commission (BGLC) announces that tertiary students may now apply for the BGLC Education Grants and scholarships for academic year 2018-2019.   Applications for the cash grant, which is paid towards tuition costs, are accepted from students  just entering or those continuing to the next year of their studies at a tertiary institution in  Jamaica.  More than 250 students have benefited from The Betting Gaming and Lotteries Commission Education Fund since it was launched in 2015. The initiative is a part of the gaming regulatory body’s corporate social responsibility program focusing on education and community development.    “At the BGLC we understand the challenges that many students face with meeting the costs of  their education, and so we implemented this programme to provide some assistance and  encouragement for them to pursue their higher education goals,” said Jeanette Lewis, Manager,  Corporate Affairs and Communications at the betting Gaming and Lotteries Commission.  “Our commitment to supporting tertiary students does not end with the financial support. Every year we also provide internship opportunities for students who are studying subjects that are relevant to the Commission’s work so that they can also gain practical experience in their area of study.”  Details about the BGLC Education Grant including application requirements and forms are  available for download at the Betting Gaming and Lotteries Commission’s website at  The application deadline is mid-July 2018.   For more information contact:  Arla Newman  Coordinator – BGLC Education Grant  +1 876 620 1353  |  About The The Betting Gaming and Lotteries Commission The Betting Gaming and Lotteries Commission is headed by a Chairman and five (5) other Commissioners, all appointed by the Minister of Finance. The

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Scholarship Application

The Scholarships & Assistance Unit Application Process

The Scholarships and Assistance Unit wants all scholarship application/applicants to have the best opportunity for proceeding to the next step. Applicants are encouraged to read the instructions carefully on the application form and submit all required documents within the deadline stated. The Scholarship Application Process Open the Ministry of Finance website at, on the

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