Vernice Stubbs Higher Education Sustaining Scholarships

THE CARIBBEAN EDUCATION FOUNDATION IS ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR FOUR ACADEMIC SCHOLARSHIPS FOR UNIVERSITY STUDENTS IN JAMAICA TO AID WITH JANUARY 2008 SCHOOL TERM


The Caribbean Education Foundation, Inc. (CEF) is accepting scholarship applications for the Vernice Stubbs Higher Education Sustaining Scholarship from students at the University of the West Indies (UWI) and University of Technology (UTECH) in Jamaica.

Vernice Stubbs Higher Education Sustaining Scholarships are awarded to qualified and talented university and technical students enrolled full-time and pursuing a first undergraduate degree, but who might be in danger of withdrawal due to lack of financial resources.


The Vernice Stubbs Sustaining Scholarships will pay scholars’ residence boarding fees for the January through June 2008 term. Each scholarship will range from $45,000 to $51,000 according to boarding fees for on-campus residence.


Applicants must be Jamaican Nationals who reside in Jamaica and meet the listed qualifications criteria: (1) High academic performance; (2) Financial need; (3) Resides in urban or rural depressed community; (4) Leadership Qualities/Community Service/Other activities and (5) Production of a prescribed essay (6) Interview of Finalists. Required documents include: Official University Transcripts, Curriculum Vitae, Evidence of Financial Need, et cetera.

Applications are available at both UWI and UTECH student financial aid offices. All completed applications should be delivered to the designated university office and held in sealed envelopes for pick-up by official CEF personnel:


APPLICATION DEADLINE: January 25, 2008


NOTE: All completed applications should be delivered to designated school office and held in sealed envelopes for pick-up by an official CEF Chief.


For more information, visit our website at www.educatechild.org

Email us at info@educatechild.org

Nikiki T. Bogle, Esq.
Chief Executive Officer
Caribbean Education Foundation, Inc.
276 Washington Street, No. 334
Boston, MA 02108
Phone: (800) 677-0839 Ext. 105

Fax: (800) 677-0839
Email: nbogle@educatechild.org

Website: www.educatechild.org




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