Thank you for your interest in applying for the 2020 Edna Green Endowment Scholarship (EGES). This year, we are offering a minimum of fifteen (15) scholarship awards to the most qualified and needy students.
Please complete the ONLINE APPLICATION FORM and upload ALL required documents including your last transcript, reference letter, proof of financial need (where necessary), a resume and a recent passport size photo of yourself.
All 2020 NMJ International scholarships are due no later than SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 19, 2020 AT 11:59PM.
You can apply for other Next Move Jamaica International Scholarships here!
About the Edna Green Endowment Scholarship Donor
Lisa Atkins is a Jamaican born, grand daughter of Edna Green who migrated to the United States of America and now works as a Senior Counsel at Bristol Myers Squib in New York City, which is one of the world’s largest Pharmaceutical company.
She has a passion to give back through education and as such is a co-founder with her husband Chris A. Grant of Next Move Jamaica International, Inc., which is a registered not-for-profit in New York State
Jamaican Nationals enrolled in any local high school in Jamaica. Applicants must UPLOAD a comprehensive essay of no more than 300 words to this form. Students will be selected for the Edna Green Endowment scholarship based on several key components:
- Completed application forms with the following documentations:
- Comprehensive essay responses to the questions below indicating the essay topics.
- One (1) letter of recommendation from a teacher, principal or a pastor.
- Transcript and a completed resume
Edna Green Endowment Scholarships Criteria
The Edna Green Endowment scholarship Awards will be based on academic performance in end of term exams and/or through verifiable financial need. A panel consisting of the donor will select short-listed candidates. Evidence showing recent volunteer service will be a plus.
The use of the scholarship money from Edna Green Endowment Scholarships must ONLY be used to cover the cost of tuition and other educational/school expenses.
About Next Move Jamaica International Foundation
Founded in 2012, Next Move Jamaica International, Inc. (NMJ International) empowers Jamaican families with the knowledge and resources to successfully complete a higher education, while providing scholarships, bursaries, school supplies, resume and interview preparations and support services to as many exceptional Jamaican students as possible.
As a New York State based registered not-for-profit organization supporting higher education in Jamaica, the Next Move Jamaica International foundation has awarded over JM$4.7million in scholarships, school supplies and provides a range of ancillary programs for students, Next Move Jamaica International Scholars, and parents.