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MS ESMIE L. WALTERS SCHOLARSHIP*

Specialist Area of Study:

Open

Eligibility/Qualifications:

Enrolled High School Student

Maximum awarded:

$50,000

Number of awards offered:

One

Deadline for applications:

June 30, 2018

Where tenable:

High Schools in Jamaica

Duration:

One year

Organisation Awarding Scholarship:

Professional Jamaicans

for Jamaica, Inc.

Website:

www.pjfj.org

Email:

scholarships@pjfj.org

Telephone:

(203) 450-9448 / (876) 422-5930

*Scholarship is based on an essay competition

THE PROFESSIONAL JAMAICANS FOR JAMAICA, INC

DR RASHIDA BIGGS SCHOLARSHIP

Specialist Area of Study:

Open

Eligibility/Qualifications:

Awarded to high school students

with strong academic performance with a minimum of 80%

average, demonstrate good leadership qualities, academic

excellence and exemplified commitment to continuous

personal growth and development.

Number of awards offered:

Up to 20 students

Deadline for applications:

June 30, 2018

Where tenable:

High Schools in Jamaica

Website:

www.pjfj.org

Email:

scholarships@pjfj.org

Telephone:

(203) 450-9448 / (876) 422-5930

VM JUNIOR PLAN ‘HEAD-START’ SCHOLARSHIP

Specialist Area of Study:

CXC or O’Levels (Local

Secondary Education)

Eligibility/Qualifications:

Must be an active VMBS Junior

Plan Saver, Complete a Junior Plan Application form, Sat

GSAT in the year of application, , must not be a recipient of

any other Scholarship in given year, received the highest

GSAT scores in the county where Primary/Preparatory school

is located.

Age:

10-12 years old

Amount awarded:

$40,000 per annum for five years

Number of awards offered:

Three

Deadline for applications:

July 13, 2018

Organisation Awarding Scholarship:

The Victoria Mutual

Group

Website:

http://bit.ly/2IDlKgu

Contact:

Quantessa Graham, group corporate affairs &

communications officer

Email:

VictoriaMutualScholarships@gmail.com

Telephone:

(876) 754-8627

VM GSAT ‘HEAD-START’ BURSARY

Specialist Area of Study:

CXC or O’Levels (Local

Secondary Education)

Eligibility/Qualifications:

Must be an active VMBS Saver,

completed a VM GSAT Bursary application form, sat GSAT

in year of application, must not be a recipient of any other

Scholarship in given year, received the highest GSAT scores

in the specific school as ranked by the Ministry of Education.

Age:

10-12 years old

Amount awarded:

One payment of $20,000

Deadline for applications:

July 13, 2018

Organisation Awarding Scholarship:

The Victoria Mutual Group

Website:

http://bit.ly/2IDlKgu

Contact:

Quantessa Graham, group corporate affairs &

communications officer

Email:

VictoriaMutualScholarships@gmail.com

Telephone:

(876) 754-8627

WEST KINGSTON POWER PARTNERS GSAT

SCHOLARSHIP

Specialist Area of Study:

High School

Eligibility/Qualifications:

Children within the Western

Kingston Division for a minimum of five years, demonstrate

academic excellence and or financial need. Not a recipient of

any other scholarship programme.

Amount Awarded:

$180,000

Age:

10 but not older than 13 years upon entry to the

institution

Number of awards offered:

18

Where tenable:

Any local secondary institution or high school

Telephone:

937-7936, 631-4341

Website:

www.jamenergy.com

Email:

mnewman@jamenergy.com

Deadline for applications:

June 25, 2018

*The Ministry of Education, Youth & Information selects the

recipients.

THE AMBROZEAN SCHOLARSHIP

Eligibility/Qualifications:

High School Student who have

successfully completed Grade 11 with at least minimum of

five (5) CSEC passes, demonstrate good leadership qualities,

academic excellence and exemplified commitment to

continuous personal growth and development.

Recipients will receive a two (2) year scholarship to be used

towards Lower and Upper Sixth Form.

Maximum awarded:

$50,000 ($25,000 payable annually)

Number of awards offered:

One

Deadline for applications:

June 30, 2018

Where tenable:

High Schools in Jamaica

Duration:

Two years/Contingency

Organisation Awarding Scholarship:

Professional Jamaicans

for Jamaica

Website:

www.pjfj.org

Email:

scholarships@pjfj.org

Telephone:

(203) 450-9448/(876) 422-5930

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THE GLEANER’S SCHOLARSHIPS TO GO 2018 | TUESDAY, MAY 1, 2018

CONTRIBUTED

Public and community relations specialist, Jamaica Energy Partners and West Kingston Power Partners,

Melissa Newman (left), with President and CEO Wayne McKenzie, presenting students with scholarships

and grant totalling $5 million in July 2017.

UNICOMER – COURTS JAMAICA LTD

E

DUCATION IS a critical component

of the Unicomer Corporate Social

Responsibility programme and the

company is dedicated to empowering and

giving hope to young Jamaicans through

education. Unicomer believes that

education is the key tool to building a

successful nation and to aid in fostering

the growth and development of the

country.

As a commitment to our customers and

the education sector, Unicomer has been

providing scholarships since 1986 with the

Junior Management Programme (JUMP),

followed by the Manufacturers’

Apprenticeship Development Exercise

(MADE) in 1996.

Unicomer launched its most recent

customer scholarship programme in June

2011 offering cash awards to customers

and/or their children/wards in three

categories – GSAT, Tertiary and Skills

Training. The scholarship becomes available

in June annually.

To date, Unicomer has assisted more than

1,000 students with completing their

education, having invested some $90 million

in scholarships and bursaries.

Playing our part in building a successful Ja