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MS ESMIE L. WALTERS SCHOLARSHIP

Eligibility/qualifications:

Enrolled high-school student

Maximum awarded:

$100,000

Number of awards offered:

One

Deadline for applications:

June 30, 2017

Where tenable:

High Schools in Jamaica

Duration:

One year

Organisation awarding scholarship:

Professional Jamaicans

for Jamaica

Telephone:

(203) 450-9448 / (876) 843-0745

Organisation website:

www.pjfj.org

Organisation email:

info@pjfj.org

Contact:

Horace A. Daley

Contact email:

horace.daley@pjfj.org

Telephone:

(203) 450-9448 / (876) 389-8315

NB:

Scholarship is based on an essay competition

THE AMBROZEAN SCHOLARSHIP

Eligibility/Qualifications

: High-school student who has

successfully completed Grade 11 with at least minimum of

five CSEC passes, demonstrated good leadership qualities,

academic excellence and exemplified commitment to

continuous personal growth and development.

Maximum awarded:

$75,000

Number of awards offered:

One

Deadline for applications:

June 30, 2017

Where tenable:

High Schools in Jamaica

Duration:

Two years/Contingency

Organisation awarding scholarship:

Professional Jamaicans

for Jamaica

Telephone:

(203) 450-9448 / (876) 843-0745

Organisation website:

www.pjfj.org

Organisation email:

info@pjfj.org

Contact:

Horace A. Daley

Contact email:

horace.daley@pjfj.org

Telephone:

(203) 450-9448 / (876) 389-8315

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

Number of awards offered

: One

Deadline for applications:

June 30, 2017

Where tenable:

High schools in Jamaica

Duration:

Two years/contingency

Organisation awarding scholarship

: Professional Jamaicans

for Jamaica, Inc

Telephone:

(203) 450-9448/(876) 843-0745

Organisation website:

www.pjfj.org

Organisation email:

info@pjfj.org

Contact:

Horace A. Daley

Contact email:

horace.daley@pjfj.org

Telephone:

(203) 450-9448 / (876) 389-8315

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 $15,000

Deadline for applications:

July 14, 2017

Where tenable:

Any local secondary institution or high school

Organisation awarding scholarship:

The Victoria Mutual Group

Organisation website:

http://vmbuildingsociety.vmbs.com/vmheadstart/

Contact:

Ms Clover Moore – Manager, Group Corporate

Affairs & Communications

Email:

clover.moore@vmbs.com

Telephone:

(876) 754-4097, Ext. 5273 or 5275

WEST KINGSTON POWER

PARTNERS GSAT SCHOLARSHIP

Specialist area of study:

High School

Eligibility/qualifications:

Children within Region 1 (Western

Kingston Community). 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

Organisation awarding scholarship:

West Kingston Power Partners

Telephone:

937-7936, 7915, 7931

Organisation website:

www.jamenergy.com

Organisation email:

wkppgsatscholarship@jamenergy.com

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ACCOUNT I NG AND F I NANCE

INSTITUTE OF CHARTERED ACCOUNTANTS OF JAMAICA

Specialist area of study:

School of Business

Administration/Accounting

Course of study:

Degree

Eligibility:

3rd year students

Number of awards being offered:

Two

Deadline for applications:

July 31, 2017

Where tenable:

University of Technology, Jamaica

Organisation awarding scholarship:

Institute of Chartered

Accountants of Jamaica

Contact:

Pauline Madourie, scholarship officer

Email:

financialaidutech@gmail.com

Telephone:

970-5219

KPMG ACCOUNTING SCHOLARSHIP – UWI

Specialist area of study:

Accounting

Course of study:

BSc Accounting

Eligibility:

Jamaican nationals entering year II of the three

year bachelors programme, majoring in Accounting.

Evaluation criteria: Award will be based on high academic

achievement and verifiable financial need

Condition of award:

The recipient will be expected to serve

in Jamaica for a period of two years immediately after

graduation.

Amount awarded:

$260,000 per year for two years

Number of awards being offered:

One

Deadline for applications:

May 31, 2017

Where tenable:

University of the West Indies

Where to apply:

University of the West Indies. KPMG does

not accept application.

Organisation awarding scholarship:

KPMG

Organisation website:

www.kpmg.com.jm

Contact:

Grace Ann Miller, Senior Manager, People

Performance and Culture

Email:

graceannmiller@kpmg.com.jm

Telephone:

922-6640 ext. 6112

PRICEWATERHOUSECOOPERS SCHOLARSHIP

Specialist area of study:

Business Administration (Accounting)

Course of study:

Degree

Eligibility:

4th year students (3.6 GPA)

Number of awards being offered:

One

Deadline for applications:

July 31, 2017

Organisation awarding scholarship:

PricewaterhouseCoopers

Where tenable:

University of Technology, Jamaica

Contact:

Pauline Madourie, scholarship officer

Email:

financialaidutech@gmail.com

Telephone:

970-5219

TERTIARY SCHOLARSHIPS

Wayne McKenzie, president and CEO of West Kingston Power Partners & Jamaica Energy Partners (JEP),

signs a symbolic cheque for the West Kingston Power Partners scholarship grants totalling just over

$6 million before handing it over to students from west Kingston. The scholarships, which were awarded to

more than 30 secondary- and tertiary-level students, were presented at the JEP head office in August 2016.

THE GLEANER’S 2017 SCHOLARSHIP LISTINGS

| TUESDAY, MAY 2, 2017