Literature Scholarship

Jamaica literature scholarshipArthur Winzro Parks Literature Scholarship:

Apply for the latest literature Scholarship from NMJInternational. The long awaited Arthur Winzro Parks literature Scholarship is now open to qualified applicants living and enrolled in a local college, with a Thursday, August 13, 2015 deadline.

How To Apply For The Literature Scholarship

The literature Scholarship are open to Jamaican nationals enrolled or who will be enrolled in any local primary or secondary institution and are registered members of The Applicant must submit an essay no more than 700 words to NO LATER THAN MID-NIGHT THURSDAY, AUGUST 13, 2015.

Essay Topic/Requirements:

  • What does the written word means to you? 

Gender: Male & Female                                                        Country: Jamaica

Value: US$150                                                                       Number of awards: One (1)

Deadline: August 13, 2015                                                      Level of study: Secondary/tertiary

Area of study: Literature

About the Donor

Ms. Leesa Fenderson is a practicing attorney in New York and a graduate of Brooklyn Law School and current Masters in Fine Arts – Creative Writing candidate at Columbia University. She is offering this second annual open Arthur Winzro Parks Literature Scholarship to a well-deserved student who show evidence of volunteer services, high academic performance, and financial need. The Literature Scholarship guidelines and application forms are available HERE with the Literature Scholarship details for download.

Arthur Winzro Parks (1947 – 2010) was a father, brother, uncle, engineer, businessman, and educator. He attended Mico Teacher’s College in 1966. Thereafter, he taught at Pennwood Secondary School and Wolmer’s High School for Boys. During his tenure at Wolmer’s he attended the University of Technology and graduated in 1975 with a degree in Engineering. He grew up in St. Thomas and lived in Kingston before migrating to the United States.

When I declined, he demanded and I acquiesced—knowing that his offer in many ways was grander than my young mind could comprehend. In the spirit of: an educated society being a prosperous society, I’d like to offer this Arthur Winzro Parks Literature Scholarship in my uncle’s name.

The Arthur Winzro Parks Literature Scholarship is only one of the many awards through the annual Arthur Winzro Parks Scholarship Program that is administered by our in-house scholarship coaches at Next Move Jamaica International.

For Additional information about the Arthur Winzro Parks Literature Scholarship, contact us via email at or telephone at 646.463.3669.

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