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DENNIS JOHNSON SPORTS SCHOLARSHIP

Course of Study:

Degree

Eligibility:

1st-4th year athletes with at least a 2.5

(C+) Average

Amount Awarded:

$50,000

Number of Awards being offered:

One

Deadline for applications:

July 31, 2018

Organisation awarding Scholarship:

Dennis Johnson

Where tenable:

University of Technology, Jamaica

Contact:

Pauline Madourie, scholarship officer

Contact:

financialaidutech@gmail.com

Telephone:

970-5219

DORCAS VERONICA BROWN SCHOLARSHIP

Course of study:

Degree

Eligibility:

The award is available to the alumni of

Glenmuir High School who are registered

undergraduate students entering levels 1, 2, or 3 of

programme and enrolled in any Faculty.

Number of Award being offered:

One

Amount awarded:

$100,000

Maximum Tenure:

Three years

Criteria:

The award will be based on verifiable

financial need and demonstrable community

involvement/service.

Method of Selection:

Shortlisted candidates will be

interviewed by a committee comprising personnel from the

University and the Donor Committee.

Condition:

The recipient of the award must show a

willingness to contribute to Glenmuir High Schools’

overall development.

Special Requirements:

The applicant must present

three (3) letters of reference one should be from an

academic source (i.e. teachers, principal etc.), one

should be from community-based organisation

(church, club etc.) and one should be a Personal/Work

reference. The applicant should also provide a

personal statement- a 500 word essay titled ‘Why I

desire the D.V. Brown Scholarship’.

Note:

Applicants are to attach a résumé to their

applications- the resume must include work

experience, educational & co-curricular background,

special skills, interests and references.

Scholarship deadline:

June 30, 2018

Where tenable:

University of the West Indies

Website:

https://www.mona.uwi.edu/osf/

Contact:

Office of Student Financing

Email:

stufinc@uwimona.edu.jm

Telephone:

702-4646

EDU COM CO-OPERATIVE CREDIT UNION (EZRA

LEWIS MEMORIAL)

Specialist Area of Study:

All schools, Master’s programme

Course of Study:

Bachelor’s & master’s

Eligibility:

1st year Degree, 2nd Masters Students.

Members or Members’ Children, 3.3 GPA

Number of Awards being offered:

One

Deadline for applications:

July 2018

Organisation awarding Scholarship:

Edu Com Co-

operative Credit Union

Where tenable:

University of Technology, Jamaica

Contact:

Pauline Madourie, scholarship officer

Email:

financialaidutech@gmail.com

Telephone:

970-5219

EDU COM CO-OPERATIVE CREDIT UNION (TEACH)

Specialist Area of Study:

All schools

Course of Study:

Degree

Eligibility:

1st-4th year students, members or

members’ children, 3.3 GPA

Number of awards being offered:

One

Deadline for applications:

July 2018

Organisation awarding scholarship:

Edu Com Co-

operative Credit Union

Where tenable:

University of Technology, Jamaica

Contact Name:

Pauline Madourie, scholarship officer

Email:

financialaidutech@gmail.com

Telephone:

970-5219

FINANCIAL AID OFFICE (RKW) SCHOLARSHIP

Course of Study:

Degree

Eligibility:

1st year students

Amount Awarded:

$102,000

Number of Awards being offered:

One

Deadline for applications:

July 31, 2018

Where tenable:

University of Technology, Jamaica

Contact:

Pauline Madourie, scholarship officer

Email:

financialaidutech@gmail.com

Telephone:

970-5219

FIRST GENERATION SCHOLARSHIP

Eligibility/Qualifications:

Applicants must be a first-

generation family member seeking higher education,

demonstrate financial need and high academic

performance. Applicants should provide a written essay of

the importance of attaining higher education and the

difference it will make in their life.

Amount awarded:

$115,000 each

Number of awards being offered:

Four

Deadline for applications:

June 30, 2018

Organisation awarding Scholarship:

UCC

Foundation

Where tenable:

University of the Commonwealth

Caribbean

Email:

scholarships@ucc.edu.jm

Telephone:

906-3000

GERALDINE ADAMS’ HOPE SCHOLARSHIP (THE)

Eligibility/Qualifications:

Priority will be given to an

applicant who is or has been a resident of a Girls’ Home

in any of the parishes that UCC has a campus center; be

a high school graduate meeting normal matriculation

requirement for any diploma/degree programme and

must have recommendation letters from the home, as

well as, her high school. Applicants must provide a

written essay describing her purpose for continuing

education and plans for future development. If no such

candidate applies, young women facing extreme

circumstances would be considered.

Gender:

Female

Amount awarded:

$150,000 each

Number of awards being offered:

Two

Deadline for applications:

June 30, 2018

Organisation awarding Scholarship:

UCC

Foundation

Where tenable:

University of the Commonwealth

Caribbean

Email:

scholarships@ucc.edu.jm

Telephone:

906-3000

HELPING HAND SCHOLARSHIP

Eligibility/Qualifications:

An applicant whose

education has been interrupted by temporary

difficulties and who finds it necessary to resume studies

due to the changing demands in their life. Applicant

must demonstrate a financial need for assistance with

their educational expenses to improve their marketable

skills. Preference will be given to heads of household

and proven academic achievers.

Amount awarded:

$50,000

Deadline for applications:

June 30, 2018

Organisation awarding Scholarship:

UCC

Foundation

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Where tenable:

University of the Commonwealth Caribbean

Email:

scholarships@ucc.edu.jm

Telephone:

906-3000

INNER-CITY YOUTH OPPORTUNITY SCHOLARSHIP

Eligibility/Qualifications:

Applicant must be enrolled in the Youth

Leadership Training Programme hosted by the Jamaican Chamber of

Commerce (JCC) Inner-City Development Committee; top male and female

must demonstrate strong leadership skills and community involvement.

Preference will be given to candidates under the age of 21 years. Recipient

will be chosen based on grades in interview scores.

Amount awarded:

$48,000-$88,000 each

Deadline for applications

: June 30, 2018

Where tenable:

University of the Commonwealth Caribbean

Method of selection:

JCC and UCC

Organisation awarding scholarship

: JCC and UCC

Email:

scholarships@ucc.edu.jm

Telephone:

906-3000

JAMAICA BANKERS ASSOCIATION

(G. ARTHUR BROWN MEMORIAL)

Specialist Area of Study:

School of Business Administration/Finance

Eligibility:

4th year students

Number of Awards being offered

: One

Deadline for applications:

July 31, 2018

Organisation awarding Scholarship:

Jamaica Bankers Association

Where tenable:

University of Technology, Jamaica

Contact:

Pauline Madourie, scholarship officer

Email:

financialaidutech@gmail.com

Telephone:

970-5219

GRACEKENNEDY – UTECH SCHOLARSHIP

Course of Study:

First Degree

Eligibility:

Pursuing studies at UTech. Based on academic performance,

co-curricular activities and involvement in community service.

Age:

Not older than 25 and must be a full-time student

Amount Awarded:

$400,000

Number of Awards being offered:

One

Deadline for applications: J

uly 15, 2018

Where tenable:

University of Technology, Jamaica

Name of Organisation offering scholarship:

GraceKennedy Foundation

Application link:

www.gracekennedy.com/gkfscholarships

Email:

gkfoundation@gkco.com

Telephone:

932-3181/3541

Montego Bay High School

Past Students Assn.

South Florida Chapter

Barbara Smith Scholarship

Criteria:

1. Applicants must be past students of the

school.

2. Pursuing a degree in teaching.

3. Must have completed at least 1 year of

tertiary studies.

4. 2 references are needed (must include

one from the present institution).

Apply to:

Barbara Smith Scholarship

P.O. Box 147 Reading St. James

Closing Date June 15, 2018