How to secure financial aid for college The US and Canadian college fairs held at the Spanish Court Hotel in Kingston at the beginning of the month have left many young Jamaicans excited about the many possibilities that exist for studying in the US. Generally speaking, the US provides more scholarship and financial aid opportunities
JSIF awards $26m in scholarships JSIF awards are annual tuition financing help for needy students in selected parishes by the Poverty Reduction Programme. The Jamaica Social Investment Fund (JSIF), which implements the Poverty Reduction Programme (PRP), recently awarded $26m in tuition assistance to 99 tertiary students from the parishes of Kingston, St Andrew, Clarendon, St
Brown’s Town Community College Student Union Scholarships The Brown’s Town Community College Student Union Executive is now accepting applications for this years Student Union Scholarships. Applicants must be: a registered full-time student at the Browns Town Community College a second-year student in his/her respective programme of study a student who is in extreme need of financial
Ways High School Counselors Can Help Students and Parents Students struggling academically or with personal issues can seek help from a high school counselor. No day is typical for high school counselors. “You can have a student walk into your office and they could be homeless,” says Tawnya Pringle, a school counselor at Hoover High
Questions Seniors Should Ask High School Guidance Counselors Taken from “5 Questions Seniors Should Ask High School Guidance Counselors” by Brian Witte. Guidance counselors can help high schoolers know which college-level skills to develop during senior year, the best universities to apply to and the best scholarship sources available to you. High school guidance counselors are
Does internship count as work experience? Taken from a column in the JamaicaObserver.com pertaining to internship opportunities. Dear Career Advisor: I am in my final year at college and I have never had a job. I have noticed that almost all job advertisements ask for previous work experience. I am considering taking an internship before
Why More Employees in Western Jamaica Pursuing Tertiary Education Demand for tertiary education by employees in Western Jamaica according to the JIS is on the increase. Dean of the faculty of Workforce Development and Continuing Education at the Montego Bay Community College, Mrs. Karen Gayle, says there has been a rapid growth in the
CB Facey Foundation Scholarships were offered six university students recently.CB Facey Foundation is the charitable arm of Pan-Jam.
The following are currently open tertiary scholarships that local students can apply and take advantage of before the various deadlines. The Chevening Secretariat is accepting applications for the Chevening Scholarships and some Chevening Fellowships via http://www.chevening.org/apply from August until November.
GraceKennedy awards $17.5 m in scholarships GraceKennedy awards one of the largest scholarship program offers locally! Former head boy of Charlemont High School in St Catherine Avaughn Prendergast has won the GraceKennedy/Jamaica Scholarship for 2016, while Stephan Pitterson, formerly of Campion College, has copped the Douglas Orane award. Both Prendergast and Pitterson are students of