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MINISTRY OF EDUCATION, YOUTH AND INFORMATION

(JAMAICA TECHNICAL HIGH SCHOOL)

Course of study:

Degree

Eligibility:

1st year technical high school graduates

Amount awarded:

Tuition and books

Deadline for applications:

May 31, 2017

Organisation awarding scholarship:

Ministry of Education,

Youth and Information

Where tenable:

University of Technology, Jamaica

Contact:

Ministry of Education (Tertiary Unit)

NCB FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP

Specialist area of study:

Open – traditional and

non-traditional programmes

Course of study:

Degree

Number of awards being offered:

Twenty four (14

traditional & 10 non-traditional)

Eligibility:

First Year Applicants

Qualifications:

The National Commercial Bank Jamaica

Limited through its Foundation awards scholarships to cover

tuition and/or accommodation fees, as well as books, and

other school related expenses. Students will be assessed based

on their; academic prowess, financial need and community

involvement.

Deadline of the applications:

June 2, 2017

Where tenable:

All local tertiary institutions (Teachers

Colleges included)

Organisation awarding scholarship:

National Commercial

Bank Jamaica Limited (NCBJ)

Organisation’s website:

www.jncb.com/scholarships

Organisation’s email:

ncbfoundation@jncb.com

Contact:

Jamilia Crooks, Programmes Administrator

Email:

ncbfoundation@jncb.com

Telephone:

929-9050

NCU ALUMNI ASSOCIATIONS OF NORTH AMERICA

CHAPTER SCHOLARSHIPS

New York Chapter

Pacific Coast Chapter

Eligibility/qualifications:

Industrious students making an

effort to assist with tuition by working on a part-time basis,

have a genuine financial need, be performing at a high

academic standard, with a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or above,

demonstrate leadership skills by being an active participant

in a school club, a community, or a church-based

organisation.

Deadline for applications:

End of February for spring

semester and October for fall semester

Where tenable:

Northern Caribbean University

Organisation website:

www.ncu.edu.jm

Organisation email:

info@ncu.edu.jm

Contact:

Scholarships and Student Aid

Email:

scholarshipsandstudentaid@ncu.edu.jm

Telephone:

963-7330/963-7329

NCU PRESIDENT’S AWARD FOR EXCELLENCE

Eligibility/qualifications:

Minimum of 10 passes in one

sitting in CSEC, CAPE, GCE O’ Level or GCE A’ Level,

students must maintain a GPA of 3.5

Amount awarded:

75% of tuition each year

Number of awards offered:

Two

Deadline for applications:

September 29, 2017

Where tenable:

Northern Caribbean University

Organisation website:

www.ncu.edu.jm

Organisation email:

info@ncu.edu.jm

Contact:

Scholarships and Student Aid

Contact email:

scholarshipsandstudentaid@ncu.edu.jm

Telephone:

963-7330/963-7329

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:

May 31, 2017

Where tenable:

University of the West Indies

Website:

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

Contact:

Office of Student Financing

Email:

stufinc@uwimona.edu.jm

Telephone:

935-8315, 935-8670

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:

May 31, 2017

Where tenable:

University of the West Indies

Organisation awarding scholarship:

University of the West

Indies

Website:

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

Contact:

Office of Student Financing

Email:

stufinc@uwimona.edu.jm

Telephone:

935-8315, 935-8670

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 months, university

students entering 2nd to Final year at any recognised tertiary

institution, must demonstrate community volunteerism, must

maintain a GPA of 3.50, two 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.

Telephone:

929-5142 or 1-888-225-5472

Organisation website:

www.fhccu.com

Organisation email:

info@fhccu.com

Contact:

Carlene M. Coley

ROBERT & MARY KENNEDY CENTENARY SCHOLARSHIP

Course of study:

Degree

Eligibility/qualifications:

Must be a full-time student from

the South Manchester community with a GPA of 3.0 and

above as well as demonstrate financial need.

Amount awarded:

US$500

Number of awards offered:

Two

Deadline for application:

December of each year

Where tenable:

Northern Caribbean University

Organisation awarding scholarship:

Robert & Mary

Kennedy Centenary Scholarship

Contact name:

Scholarships and Student Aid

Email:

scholarshipsandstudentaid@ncu.edu.jm

Telephone:

963-7330/963-7329

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Northern Caribbean University 2017 Jamaica National Scholarship awardees.

THE GLEANER’S 2017 SCHOLARSHIP LISTINGS

| TUESDAY, MAY 2, 2017