Advance Program Scholarship Application for the Vocational Training Development Institute (VTDI)
Apply for the Vocational Training Development Institute (VTDI) for the Associate Degree in Entertainment and Events Management through the Advance Program by the FHI 360. The FHI360 is a nonprofit human development organization dedicated to improving lives in lasting ways by advancing integrated, locally driven solutions.
The Vocational Training Development Institute is offering full tuition scholarships for the — a programme that runs on a part-time basis for 27 months, including summers. Pick up application forms at Vocational Training Development Institute (Gordon Town) or apply online at: https://form.jotform.com/AdvanceFHI360/Scholarship.
Application deadline is January 11, 2018
Contact the institution at Telephone: 977-1700-5. Successful application candidates must be 17-29 years, demonstrate financial need, have minimum 5 CSEC or equivalent, have no previous university/tertiary degree and finally, candidates must be a Jamaican citizen.
FHI 360 is a nonprofit human development organization dedicated to improving lives in lasting ways by advancing integrated, locally driven solutions. Our staff includes experts in health, education, nutrition, environment, economic development, civil society, gender, youth, research, technology, communication and social marketing — creating a unique mix of capabilities to address today’s interrelated development challenges. FHI 360 serves more than 70 countries and all U.S. states and territories.
Background – Advance Program
The goal of the Advance Program is that more young people, especially those from disadvantaged populations, obtain new or better employment. In order to achieve this goal, Advance is seeking, in one of its two outputs, to recruit and select disadvantaged youth who have completed their high school education and are highly motivated to continue their studies, but who face many obstacles in their access to higher education.
Advance Scholarship Program Overview
In Jamaica, the Advance Program will work with select institutions to offer scholarships to disadvantaged youth who have completed their high school education and are highly motivated to continue to technical tertiary education in one of the selected industries, Agri-business, Creative Industries, and Wellness Tourism. The selected institutions are:
- Vocational Training Development Institute (VTDI) – Applications OPEN
- Council of Community Colleges of Jamaica (CCCJ) – Not Yet Open
- University of Technology (UTECH) – Not Yet Open
Eligibility for Scholarship and Candidate Profile
Applicants to the advance scholarship program at the Vocational Training Development Institute (VTDI) in the Associate Degree in Entertainment and Events Management must fulfill the following requirements to be qualified for this prestigious scholarship opportunity.
- Candidates must be citizens of Jamaica
- Candidates must be between the ages of 17-29 years
- Show academic achievement
- 5 CSEC or GCE subjects, including English
- 1-2 HEART/NTA Level II plus 3-4 CSEC subjects including English
- Mature student: 23 years or older with 5+ years relevant professional experience
- Candidates must have verifiable financial needs / economically disadvantaged
- Candidates must show records/proof of extra-curricular activities
- Additionally, these candidates must be able to demonstrate leadership ability
How to Apply for the FHI360 Advance Program Scholarship at the Vocational Training Development Institute (VTDI)
There are two ways that you can apply for the FHI360 Advance Program Scholarship at the Vocational Training Development Institute (VTDI) for the new academic year, as a reminder, candidates must be an applicant to or is currently enrolled in the Associate Degree in Entertainment and Events Management:
All candidates MUST successfully complete this simple online form . With the completed application form, the applicant must attach a certified copy/photo of all required documents in the upload section provided and submit your completed application before the deadline. This scholarship stop accepting applications on January 11, 2018.
Print and Drop-off Application
The second application option is by printing a copy of the application form, Complete/fill-out the application form in its entirety with the relevant information. Thirdly, attach certified copies of all required documents as stipulated on the application form. Finally, hand-in your completed application form and all additional documents to the Vocational Training Development Institute (VTDI).
Deadline: Thursday, January 11, 2018
If selected, you may be asked for documentation to support the data you provide. Likewise, all correspondence and award agreements will be generated from the personal information submitted below. So, please use proper spelling, capitalization and punctuation.
About the Vocational Training Development Institute (VTDI)
The VTDI (Main Campus) is located in the lush, quiet surroundings on the Gordon Town Road, Kingston 6, nestled in the valley below Jacks Hill and providing a picturesque view of the bustling, beautiful landscape of the country’s capital city of Kingston. It is just right for persons wanting high quality higher education and a place of study away from the hustle and bustle of city life, but near enough to shopping facilities that will serve their need for basic supplies.
The University Hospital is just minutes away and can serve your medical needs in any emergency. Papine, one of the city’s chief commuter access points, is just 10 minutes walking distance from the college, (5 minutes by taxi or bus) and you have easy access to transport at the end of your day or class sessions to your home anywhere in and outside of Kingston.
The VTDI caters to all professionals in the TVET system, providing programmes that will help to hone one’s technical, instructional, leadership and managerial skills in order to give one the competitive edge needed to complete locally and internationally. Take a tour through our website, call us at 977-1700-5 or email us at [email protected] for more information.