YALLAHS, St. Thomas – Thank you for your interest in applying for the 2020 Next Move Jamaica International (NMJI) General Scholarships. The following is your guide on how to successfully apply and win this year’s awards.
This year, we are offering a minimum of one (1) scholarship award of J$30,000 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.
2020 Next Move Jamaica International (NMJI) General Deadline
All 2020 NMJ International scholarships are due no later than SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 19, 2020 AT 11:59PM.
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About the NMJI General Scholarships Donor
The 2020 Next Move Jamaica International – NMJI General Scholarships program is funded by friends-of-Jamaica through 2020 Next Move Jamaica International, Inc. based in New York. These friends are from the USA, Haiti, Guyana and other Caribbean Islands.
This scholarship is available to Jamaican Nationals enrolled in any local high school or Community College in Jamaica. Applicants must UPLOAD a comprehensive essay of no more than 300 words to this form.
Students will be selected for the 2020 Next Move Jamaica International (NMJI) General Scholarships 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
Application Criteria for the 2020 NMJI General Scholarships
The 2020 Next Move Jamaica International (NMJI) General Scholarships 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 the 2020 Next Move Jamaica International (NMJI) General 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$5.8million in scholarships, school supplies and provides a range of ancillary programs for students, Next Move Jamaica International Scholars, and parents.