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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 being offered:

Sixty-three

Deadline for applications:

June 30, 2018

Where tenable:

University of the Commonwealth Caribbean

Organisation awarding scholarship: Ministry of Labour and

Social Security

Email:

scholarships@ucc.edu.jm

Telephone:

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, 2018

Where tenable:

University of the Commonwealth Caribbean

Organisation awarding scholarship:

UCC Foundation

Email:

scholarships@ucc.edu.jm

Telephone:

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 and Miscellaneous 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:

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

PRIVATE SECTOR ORGANIZATION OF JAMAICA

(G. ARTHUR BROWN MEMORIAL)

Specialist Area of Study:

School of Business

Administration/Finance

Course of Study:

Degree

Eligibility:

4th year students

Number of Awards being offered:

One

Deadline for applications:

July 31, 2018

Organisation awarding Scholarship:

Private Sector

Organization of Jamaica.

Where tenable:

University of Technology, Jamaica

Contact:

Pauline Madourie, scholarship officer

Email:

financialaidutech@gmail.com

Telephone:

970-5219

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:

J$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:

June 30, 2018

Where tenable:

University of the West Indies

Organisation awarding scholarship: 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

RENALD MASON SCHOLARSHIP

Course of study:

Degree

Eligibility:

Applicant must be an active Member or the child

of a Member of FHC for at least six (6) months, university

students entering 2nd to Final year at any recognized tertiary

institution, must demonstrate community volunteerism, must

maintain a GPA of 3.50, two (2) written references must be

submitted to verify applicant’s involvement in projects, must

not be the recipient of any other current scholarships, must

demonstrate financial need and submission of transcripts.

Organisation Awarding Scholarship:

First Heritage

Co-operative Credit Union Ltd.

Website:

www.fhccu.com

Organisation email:

info@fhccu.com

Telephone:

929-5142

SOUTH CAROLINA LODGE

Course of Study:

Degree

Eligibility:

4th year students

Gender:

(Preferably male)

Deadline for applications:

July 31, 2018

Organisation awarding Scholarship:

South Carolina Lodge

Where tenable:

University of Technology, Jamaica

Contact:

Pauline Madourie, scholarship officer

Email:

financialaidutech@gmail.com

Telephone:

970-5219

SUGAR INDUSTRY SCHOLARSHIP SCHEME

Specialist Area of Study:

Agriculture, Engineering - Civil,

Chemical, Mechanical, Agricultural and Electrical,

Management Studies/Business Administration, Accounting,

Economics, Chemistry with Sugar Technology, Chemical

Technology, Bio-Chemistry, Mathematics and Statistics, Land

Surveying, Medicine and Computer Science.

Course of study:

Degree

Eligibility/Qualifications:

Applicants must have gained

admission to a tertiary institution and must be children of

unionised non-staff employees at one of the following estates:

Appleton Estate, New Yarmouth Limited, Everglades Farms

Limited (Hampden and Long Pond Estates), Golden Grove

Sugar Company Limited and Worthy Park Estate Limited.

Amount awarded:

$100,000 for degree studies, $50,000 for

diploma and certificate (per annum for 3 years).

Number of awards offered:

Two per estate

Deadline for applications:

July 27, 2018

Where tenable:

University of the West Indies, University of

Technology, Northern Caribbean University and the College

of Agriculture, Science and Education.

NB: Applications in respect of other tertiary institutions,

Community Colleges, Secondary and High Schools may be

considered in certain circumstances.

Name of Organisation offering scholarship:

The Sugar

Producers’ Federation of Jamaica

Telephone:

926-5930-2, 926-3650-3

Contact:

Michael Martin

Email:

sugarproducers@cwjamaica.com

Telephone:

929-4087

SYDNEY A. PHILLIPS MEMORIAL

Course of Study:

Degree

Eligibility:

3rd and 4th year students, must be residents of St Mary

Amount Awarded:

$150,000 each

Number of Awards being offered:

Two

Deadline for applications:

June 8, 2018

Organisation awarding Scholarship:

Sydney A. Phillips

Memorial

Where tenable:

University of Technology, Jamaica

Contact:

Pauline Madourie, scholarship officer

Email:

financialaidutech@gmail.com

Telephone:

970-5219

THE GLEANER’S SCHOLARSHIPS TO GO 2018 |

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TUESDAY, MAY 1, 2018

CONTRIBUTED

Keyon’dre

McBean (right)

collects his

award from

Peter Reid,

CEO of Building

Society

Operations,

VMBS during

the 2017 VM

Scholarship

Awards

Presentation

Ceremony.

McBean was

one of three

recipients who

received the

Junior Plan

‘Head-Start’

Scholarship.