The JMMB Joan Duncan Scholarship will start accepting scholarship applications from April 1, 2020 to May 31, 2020, for the academic year 2020/21. Only final year students of tertiary institutions will be eligible for scholarships. Apply early!
About The Joan Duncan Scholarships and Educational Grants
The JMMB Joan Duncan Foundation provides financial assistance to students in recognized educational institutions in Jamaica who are well-rounded students involved in their schools and communities.
For Academic Year 2020-21 only FINAL YEAR Students of Tertiary Institutions will be invited to apply for scholarship. Applicants are required to have at least a “C” average and shall be identified by their educational institution as individuals who are financially challenged.
The JMMB Joan Duncan Foundation will accept requests for funding from April 1st to May 31st 2019 for Academic Year 2020-21, for study up to the first degree level in Jamaica excluding Medicine, Dentistry, Architecture, Engineering, and Law.
Shortlisted candidates will be required to provide following documents:
Letter of request for assistance. Please include email address and phone number
Letter from School identifying individual as being financially challenged
Most current School Grades and exam results
Please ensure that all applications have telephone and/or email contact information included.
Candidates who are shortlisted will be contacted to provide additional information and documents.
Joan Duncan Scholarship for Journalism at the University of the West Indies
Undergraduate degree in Media and Communication at CARIMAC, University of the West Indies, Mona
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Previous Scholarship Winners
Loya Haughton, one of the Joan Duncan scholarship recipients praised the Foundation for the financial assistance they provided to offset her tuition and exam fees during her final year in high school. She notes, “this enabled me to continue my education and I am now looking forward to attending UWI, Mona to pursue my degree in Computer Science.”
With the financial support of the Joan Duncan Foundation, Haughton was able to excel in her academics and was among the top 10 performers in Jamaica for: Law, Computer Science and Spanish for Caribbean Advanced Proficiency Examinations (CAPE) Unit 1. Additionally, her outstanding academic performance has not compromised her involvement in extra-curricular activities which includes: fitness club, the Honour Society and Modern Languages Club.
All recipients of the Joan Duncan scholarship funding from the Foundation are invited to partake in transformational leadership training, through workshops organized by the Foundation. These workshops are designed to help individuals realize their full potential, reshape their relationships and make a meaningful difference in people’s lives, while living in an extraordinary way.
In a continued effort to support nation-building, the Joan Duncan Foundation, remains dedicated to educational initiatives, entrepreneurship, institutional strengthening and community development, which the Foundation believes are critical to transforming and empowering individuals to maximize their potential.
Details of the Joan Duncan scholarship application process are available on the Foundation’s website at www.joanduncanfoundation.org/.