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JOE PEREIRA SCHOLARSHIP

Course of study:

Degree

Eligibility:

The award is available to students pursuing

studies on the Mona Campus pursuing a first degree in the

faculties of Humanities and Education (Humanities-based),

Social Sciences or Science and Technology entering Level 2

or Level 3 of the degree programme. The award will be

based on high academic achievement in the annual

University Examinations (at least a GPA of 3.3), verifiable

financial need.

Method of selection:

A panel comprising personnel from

the University and WIGUT (Jamaica) will interview short-

listed candidates.

Condition:

The recipient must give 50 hours of voluntary

service each year that they hold the award in an area of

service approved by WIGUT (Jamaica).

Number of awards being offered:

One

Amount being awarded:

$250,000 per annum

Duration:

One year

Deadline for applications:

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

NATIONWIDE NEWS NETWORK

SCHOLARSHIP FOR JOURNALISM

Course of study:

Degree

Eligibility:

The award is available to students who are

registered full-time in the Faculty of Humanities &

Education; majoring in Journalism and entering Levels two

or three of their programme.

Number of awards:

One

Amount awarded:

$125,000

Maximum tenure:

One year

Criteria:

The award will be based on: strong academic

performance ( at least a GPA of 3.0); demonstrable financial

need; verifiable involvement in co-curricular/community

involvement and leadership qualities.

Method of selection:

Shortlisted candidates shall be

interviewed by a panel comprising personnel from the

University and the donor organisation.

Condition:

The recipient is expected to complete 100 hours

of Internship with the Nationwide News Network.

Deadline for applications:

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

POTTINGER SCHOLARSHIP FOR NEEDY STUDENTS

Course of study:

Degree

Eligibility:

The award is available to Jamaican nationals

entering their final year of study in a full-time degree

programme either within the Faculties of Humanities and

Education, Science and Technology or Social Sciences and

have had holiday job experience. The award will be based

on high academic achievement and verifiable financial

need.

Method of selection:

A panel comprising the donor and

UWI will interview short-listed candidates.

Number of awards being offered:

One

Amount being awarded:

$120,000

Duration:

One year

Deadline for applications:

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

THE SPANISH-JAMAICAN FOUNDATION (SJF)

BURSARY FOR MODERN LANGUAGES

Course of study:

Degree

Eligibility:

The award is available to students who are

Jamaican nationals, registered in the Faculty of Humanities

and Education pursuing a BA in Spanish and entering any

level.

Criteria:

The award will be based on high academic

performance, verifiable financial need and participation in

co-curricular activities.

NB:

Preference will be given to

students from St. Ann, St. James, Trelawny or Hanover.

Method of Selection:

Short-listed candidates will be

interviewed by a panel consisting of representatives from The

Spanish-Jamaican Foundation, the UWI Development and

Endowment Fund and/or the Modern Languages Department.

Number of awards being offered:

Five

Amount to be awarded:

$50,000

Maximum tenure:

One year

Deadline for applications:

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

THE GLEANER’S 2017 SCHOLARSHIP LISTINGS

| TUESDAY, MAY 2, 2017