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Applications open for Chevening Scholarships

Applications open for Chevening Scholarships

| 22/08/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The Chevening Secretariat is accepting applications for UK Government scholarships to study in the UK in 2018/2019. Chevening Scholarships are awarded to individuals who demonstrate leadership potential and also have strong academic backgrounds. The scholarship offers full financia [...]

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Students network with tourism professionals

Students network with tourism professionals

| 09/08/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The Ministry and Department of Tourism recently hosted its annual tourism scholar networking reception, bringing together past, current and new recipients of scholarships. Students and graduates interacted with a variety of tourism partners including the Cayman Islands Tourism Asso [...]

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Grant winner to study political science

Grant winner to study political science

| 03/08/2017 | 1 Comment
(CNS Local Life): Local student Gabriella Castillo has been awarded an educational grant which will help her pursue a political science degree in a Canadian university starting in the fall. The US$5,000 award marks the inaugural grant under a programme launched by Island Heritage and announced last [...]

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Scholarship winner to study medicine

Scholarship winner to study medicine

| 13/07/2017 | 1 Comment
(CNS Local Life): Arin Broderick, the 2017 Butterfield Bank Undergraduate Scholarship recipient, will begin her studies at Boston University in January 2018, starting with a special two-year interdisciplinary programme where she will attend classes in both Boston and London, as a foundation to compl [...]

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UWC names 2017 Caymanian scholars

UWC names 2017 Caymanian scholars

| 25/04/2017 | 1 Comment
(CNS Local Life): The United World Colleges (UWC) global educational movement has accepted three more Caymanian students to begin programmes in the upcoming school year. Courtney Thomas, Elijah Samson and Tiana Marley McCoy join current Caymanian scholars Ayanda Jones (UWC – Red Cross Nordic [...]

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Applications open for Water Authority scholarship

Applications open for Water Authority scholarship

| 17/02/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The Water Authority-Cayman is accepting applications for its CI$30,000 annual scholarship. Director Gelia Frederick-van Genderen said the authority is looking for the next generation of water professionals. “Water is essential to all life on earth. We need clean water for environ [...]

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Upset by delay in disbursement of scholarships

Upset by delay in disbursement of scholarships

| 31/01/2017 | 7 Comments
Why is it still taking the government Scholarship Secretariat so long to give students their funds and school has resumed? We were told at the meeting to submit our semester grades by December 15. It’s now January 7 and not even an email or phone call from them. Is the office being managed pr [...]

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Church sponsors CXC courses for adults

Church sponsors CXC courses for adults

| 24/01/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): A local church is funding 30 students for one-year enrolments in a CXC education volunteer programme that offers adults a second chance at a high school education. The Cayman Islands Conference of Seventh-day Adventists is sponsoring the programme, which runs on Sundays and some we [...]

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Applications open for UWC places worldwide

Applications open for UWC places worldwide

| 18/01/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): UWC Cayman Islands, the local national committee of the global educational movement, is seeking candidates for its 2017 selection process, which begins with a written application due Tuesday, 7 February. This opportunity to complete secondary studies at United World Colleges (UWC) [...]

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Zak Quappe scholarship lifted with new donation

Zak Quappe scholarship lifted with new donation

| 10/01/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): A local company has donated to the Zak Quappe Flight Scholarship (ZQFS), which aims to support young Caymanians in their quest to earn a private pilot’s licence. The scholarship was established by the family of the late Quappe, a pilot and qualified flight instructor who develope [...]

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Students awarded scholarships to study law

Students awarded scholarships to study law

| 06/10/2016 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): A local law firm has named two Caymanian students as joint recipients of its $25,000 scholarship, which is known as the Legal Education Award. Conyers Dill & Pearman awarded Ashley DaCosta and Kiah Estwick each $12,500 scholarships, calling them “exceptional candidates” in [...]

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Chevening Scholars off to study in the UK

Chevening Scholars off to study in the UK

| 06/09/2016 | 0 Comments
(CNS): The two newest Chevening Scholarship recipients are leaving this week to continue their studies abroad at universities in the UK. Governor Helen Kilpatrick recently hosted a farewell reception to recognise the success of Richard Tyson and Christina Ross, both civil servants in the Ministry of [...]

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Interns gain work experience at CIMA

Interns gain work experience at CIMA

| 02/09/2016 | 0 Comments
(CNS): A group of young Caymanians have spent the summer as interns at the Cayman Islands Monetary Authority (CIMA) under an initiative aiming to provide career-development opportunities to students looking to gain work experience. The authority has also awarded scholarships to two students seeking [...]

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Insurance Association boosts government scholarship

Insurance Association boosts government scholarship

| 24/08/2016 | 0 Comments
(CNS): The Ministry of Education is joining with the Cayman Islands Insurance Association (CIIA) to offer an enhanced scholarship for young Caymanians. The Cayman Islands Insurance Association Scholarship will be worth a maximum of CI$30,000 annually for up to four years of study, with the CIIA addi [...]

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Water Authority names scholarship winner

Water Authority names scholarship winner

| 22/08/2016 | 0 Comments
(CNS): Kristina Powell, this year’s recipient of the Water Authority-Cayman annual scholarship, will begin studies in her major in management information systems (MIS) at the University of Tampa this fall. Every year the authority offers a scholarship of up to CI$30,000 to a suitably qualified Cay [...]

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