Requirements for Awarding Scholarship
The Organization awards a renewable scholarship, annually, to a high school student accepted in a tertiary program, first or second generation Jamaican, to encourage the recipient to achieve her four-year educational goal at a tertiary institution. The annual scholarship is valued at $1,000.
Criteria for obtaining scholarship:
Applicant should be a resident of Florida:
- Applicant must be of first or second generation Jamaican descent.
- Applicant must maintain a GPA of 3.5 throughout the tenure of the scholarship.
- Applicant’s study program should include credits in International Studies and/or Women’s Studies program, if available.
- Applicant must demonstrate continuous involvement in volunteer community projects. (At least 40 hours minimum required per semester) and continued through the college duration.
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