Scholarship To Go 2020

NAME OF FEATURE | THE GLEANER | TUESDAY, MAY 12, 2020 5 GRACEKENNEDY CARLTON ALEXANDER SCHOLARSHIP Course of study: First Degree Eligibility: Must be a Jamaican national and have attended Jamaica College for a minimum of two years prior to entry to university. Pursuing studies at the University of Technology, Jamaica or The University of the West Indies. Based on academic performance, co-curricular activities and involvement in community service. Must be a full-time student. Must have a minimum 3.0 GPA. Age: Not older than 23 Gender: Male Amount awarded: $500,000 Number of awards being offered: One Deadline for applications: July 15, 2020 Where tenable: University of Technology, Jamaica or The University of the West Indies Name of organisation offering scholarship : GraceKennedy Foundation Application link: https://bit.ly/ GKF2020Scholarships Email: gkfoundation@gkco.com Telephone : 876-932-3181/3541 GRACEKENNEDY/BRUCE RICKARDS SCHOLARSHIPS Course of Study: First Degree Eligibility/qualifications: Must be a Jamaican national and have attended Kingston College. Pursuing studies at The University of the West Indies or University of Technology, Jamaica. Based on academic performance, co-curricular activities and involvement in community service. Must have a minimum 3.0 GPA. Must be a full-time student. Age : Not older than 23 Gender: Male Amount awarded: $500,000 Number of awards being offered: One Deadline for applications: July 15, 2020 Where tenable: University of Technology, Jamaica or The University of the West Indies Name of organisation offering scholarship: GraceKennedy Foundation Application link: https://bit.ly/ GKF2020Scholarships Email: gkfoundation@gkco.com Telephone : 876-932-3181/3541 GRACEKENNEDY/JAMAICA SCHOLARSHIP Course of study: First Degree Eligibility/qualifications: Must be a Jamaican national. Must be in a CAPE 2 Programme (Upper 6th Form). Based on academic performance, co-curricular activities and involvement in community service. Must be a full-time student. Age: Not older than 19 years Amount awarded: $550,000 Number of awards offered: One Deadline for applications: July 15, 2020 Wheretenable: TheUniversityof theWest Indies Name of organisation offering scholarship : GraceKennedy Foundation Application link: https://bit.ly/ GKF2020Scholarships Email: gkfoundation@gkco.com Telephone : 876-932-3181/3541 GRACEKENNEDY FINAL YEAR SCHOLARSHIP (UWI & UTECH) Course of study: First Degree Eligibility/qualifications: Must be a Jamaican national. Pursuing final-year studies at UWI/ UTech. Based on academic performance, financial need, extra co-curricular activities and involvement in community service. Must have a minimum 3.0 GPA. Must be a full-time student. Age: Not older than 23 Amount awarded: $50,000 – $150,000 Number of awards offered: Multiple Deadline for applications: July 15, 2020 Where tenable: UWI or UTech Name of organisation offering scholarship : GraceKennedy Foundation Application link: https://bit.ly/ GKF2020Scholarships Email: gkfoundation@gkco.com Telephone : 876-932-3181/3541 JAMAICA ENERGY PARTNERS GROUP TERTIARY LEVEL SCHOLARSHIP Course of study: Degree Eligibility/qualifications: Students who have lived in the parish of St Catherine, western Kingston, eastern Kingston and Port Royal for a minimum of five years. Demonstrate academic excellence and financial need. GPA of B+ or higher. Amount awarded: $250,000 each Deadline for applications: August 21, 2020 Age: 21 years or younger upon entry to university Organisation awarding scholarship : Jamaica Energy Partners Group Email : scholarships@jamenergy.com Telephone: 876-937-7936 / 7915 / 7931 JANET DAVIS LINDSAY MEMORIAL Eligibility/qualifications: This scholarship is offered inmemory of the former Dean of Local programmes, Janet Davis Lindsay. This award is open to any applicant who is currently enrolled in a UCC local programme, and who through no fault of their own, find themselves unable to complete payment of their degree programme. This award is meant to be a helping hand to carry the student forward during a brief but challenging time. Applicant must be in good academic standing and able to provide proof of hardship. Deadline for applications: June 30, 2020 Where tenable: University of the Commonwealth Caribbean Organisation awarding scholarship: UCC Foundation Email: scholarships@ucc.edu.jm Telephone: 876-906-3000 MELBOURNE CRICKET GROUP Course of study: Associate Degree Eligibility/qualifications: This scholarship will be awarded tomembers of theMelbourne Cricket Club. Applicants should be enrolled in an associate degree programme with a minimum GPA of 3.0. Amount awarded: Up to 85% of tuition. Number of awards being offered: Two Where tenable: University of the Commonwealth Caribbean Organisation awarding scholarship: UCC and Melbourne Cricket Club Email: scholarships@ucc.edu.jm Telephone: 876-906-3000 OUR CHILDREN/OUR FUTURE SCHOLARSHIP Eligibility/qualifications: Applicants must be children of UCC employees, recent high- school graduates with a GPA of 3.0 or higher. UCC employees must have been hired for a minimum of two years and be in good employment standing. Age: Under 21 Amount awarded: $150,000 each Number of awards being offered: Two Deadline for applications: June 30, 2020 Where tenable: University of the Commonwealth Caribbean Email: hr@ucc.edu.jm Telephone : 876-906-3000 PEACE AND LOVE ACADEMIC SCHOLARSHIP (PALAS) Course of study: Degree Deadline for applications : June 10, 2020 Organisation awarding scholarship : Peace and Love Academic Scholarship, Inc (PALAS, Inc) Where tenable: University of Technology, Jamaica Contact: Pauline Madourie, scholarship officer Email: financialaidutech@gmail.com Telephone : 876-970-5219 PATH SCHOLARSHIP Eligibility/qualifications: Applicants must be individuals in PATH families, pursuing a bachelor’s degree programme at an accredited tertiary institution (universities and colleges). Candidates must have a minimum GPA of 3.0. The student must be in the second to the fourth year of study. The individual must have received a PATH benefit while in high school. Amount awarded: $100,000 Number of awards beingoffered: Sixty-three Deadline for applications: June 30, 2020 Where tenable: University of the Commonwealth Caribbean Organisation awarding scholarship: Ministry of Labour and Social Security Email: scholarships@ucc.edu.jm Telephone: 876-906-3000 PATHFINDERS SCHOLARSHIP Eligibility/qualifications: Applicant should be a recent high-school graduate or UCC diploma graduate; qualify for entry into the lower-level bachelor’s degree programme, demonstrate a high level of financial need, strong leadership skills and previous involvement with either UCC student programmes or, in the case of new students, strong involvement in community or church activities. Amount awarded: $100,000 Number of awards being offered: Two Deadline for applications: June 30, 2020 Where tenable: University of the Commonwealth Caribbean Organisation awarding scholarship: UCC Foundation Email: scholarships@ucc.edu.jm Telephone : 876-906-3000 PRINCIPAL’S SCHOLARSHIP FOR EXCELLENCE (THE) Course of study : Degree Eligibility: The award is available to students registered in the Undergraduate Degree programme and are registered in any faculty; are entering Level II or III of their programme of study. Amount awarded: Tuition andMiscellaneous Expenses Maximum tenure: One or two years Criteria: The award will be based on academic performance based on results of the previous academic year university examinations (at least a GPA of 3.3); demonstrable leadership qualities; and involvement in co-curricular and/or community-related activities. Scholarship deadline: July 31, 2020 Where tenable: The University of the West Indies Website : https://www.mona.uwi.edu/osf/ Contact: Office of Student Financing Email : stufinc@uwimona.edu.jm Telephone: 876-702-4646 RALPH & RICKY LAUREN BURSARIES (THE) Course of study: Degree Eligibility: Available to Jamaican Nationals who are entering their final year in the Faculties of Medical Sciences, Science and Technology, Social Sciences, Humanities & Education (one award per Faculty). Amount awarded: $100,000 Number of awards: Four Maximum tenure: One year Criteria: The award will be based on: good academic performance; verifiable financial need; participation and leadership in co- curricular activities. Method of selection: Shortlisted candidates will be interviewed by a committee comprising personnel from the university. Scholarship deadline: July 31, 2020 Where tenable : The University of the West Indies Organisation awarding scholarship: The University of the West Indies Website: https://www.mona.uwi.edu/osf/ Contact: Office of Student Financing Email: stufinc@uwimona.edu.jm Telephone: 876-702-4646 THE GLEANER’S SCHOLARSHIPS TO GO

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