It’s May, Child’s month and the month to apply for the various VMBS Scholarships, Bursaries, Grants and other financial aid. This year VMBS will be offering five (5) categories of scholarships to the building society’s members, children of members and the wider community. Victoria Mutual continues to maintain its sponsorship of a number of activities that not only generate national appeal and pride, but continue to have a significant impact on youth and community development, the promotion of character building, education, and family life and, by extension, social stability in our nation.
VMBS Scholarships, Bursaries, grants are awarded annually to GSAT students, students pursuing tertiary studies and teachers who have the desire to upgrade their skills in order to serve our children better. Many Jamaicans, have benefited from the VMBS Scholarships and Grants Program.
VMBS Scholarships, Bursaries, Grants Awards
The VMBS GSAT ‘Head-Start’ Bursary is awarded to the top saver in each of the schools that participate in VM Save2Grow School Savings Programme. This is open to students in preparatory, primary and all-age schools across the island. The VMBS Scholarships, Bursaries, Grants are just another educational initiative from VMBS. The VMBS Junior Plan ‘Head-Start’ Scholarship is awarded to the three top GSAT ‘Junior Plan’ savers, (one from each county) to assist with their secondary-level education.
Other VMBS scholarships at the youth level are the VMBS Future Plan “Head-Start” Scholarship, which has a 3-year tenure is awarded to three VMBS “Future Plan” savers towards local tertiary education and the VMBS Master Plan “Head-Start” Scholarship, which is awarded to one “Master Plan” saver pursuing studies final year studies at a local university.
Read more about the 2017 Ultimate Guide to College scholarships
The VM Teachers’ Bursary dates back to 1987, where two teachers were given awards to complete their first degree. The Bursary is awarded to teachers pursuing final-year studies at a local tertiary institution and who are members of the Jamaica Teachers’ Association (JTA).
The VMBS is one one of leading local scholarship donors. Please see below links to the annual VMBS Head Start Scholarship Application Forms:
Application Deadline: July 15 Annually.