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Overseas scholarship application deadline approaching

Overseas scholarship application deadline approaching

| 15/01/2020 | 1 Comment

The Ministry of Education, Youth, Sports, Agriculture and Lands (MEYSAL) invites all eligible Caymanians to submit applications for Overseas Scholarships for the 2020/2021 academic year before the application deadline on Friday, 31 January 2020.

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UWC opens 2020 applications for Cayman students

UWC opens 2020 applications for Cayman students

| 09/01/2020 | 1 Comment

(CNS Local Life): UWC Cayman Islands, the local national committee of the global educational movement, is seeking applicants for its 2020 selection process, which begins with a written application due Monday, 10 February.

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Water Authority scholarships awarded

Water Authority scholarships awarded

| 16/10/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Water Authority – Cayman has awarded scholarships this year to Alexander Elias and Kaled Giron. The authority’s scholarship, worth up to CI$30,000, is given to suitably qualified Caymanians to obtain an undergraduate academic or technical/vocational degree or diploma in a field of study relevant to the WA’s work, the authority said in […]

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Cayman-based company gives UCCI scholarships

Cayman-based company gives UCCI scholarships

| 23/09/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Five outstanding students at the University College of the Cayman Islands have each been awarded a Abbott Aerospace SEZC Ltd Scholarship, funded by Richard Abbott, a volunteer teacher at the university. The scholarships, worth up to CI$2500, are applied to the students’ college tuition fees. This year’s recipients are Shaniel Brown, Aliyah […]

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Harneys awards scholarship, hosts summer interns

Harneys awards scholarship, hosts summer interns

| 30/08/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Diana DeMercado has been selected to receive a three-year scholarship to complete a bachelor of laws at Truman Bodden Law School. The award, from Harneys, also includes paid professional experience as an intern at the law firm during school breaks. This summer, she took part in her first internship, working with the […]

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Prison officer named Chevening Scholar

Prison officer named Chevening Scholar

| 21/08/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Prison officer Tamekia Young has received a Chevening Scholarship, one of 1,500 people worldwide handpicked for the award. The supervisor in the rehabilitation unit at HMP Northward will be using the scholarship to study for a master of science degree in addiction at King’s College London beginning next month.

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Was scholarship opportunity publicised?

Was scholarship opportunity publicised?

| 20/08/2019 | 4 Comments

On 9 August 2019 an article was published in the local media about three Caymanians receiving a scholarship from Flow. According to the article, “The following day, the students met with the leadership team again for a mix and mingle hour. During this activity, the leadership team evaluated the students to decide which applicants would […]

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Scholarship recipient heading to Southampton University

Scholarship recipient heading to Southampton University

| 14/08/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Island Heritage Insurance Company has awarded its 2019 Educational Grant to Hugh Dontaye Thomas, who already has an associate’s degree in business administration from the University College of the Cayman Islands, graduating with a GPA of 3.08, and has been accepted at the University of Southampton to study Accounting and Finance.

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Applications open for Northern Caribbean University scholarship

Applications open for Northern Caribbean University scholarship

| 19/07/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Following the announcement last month of the first four-year scholarship to Northern Caribbean University (NCU) being awarded to Sonia Bailey, the Cayman chapter of the school’s alumni association has begun accepting applications for next year’s grant to attend the Jamaica-based school. Bailey will start her studies this September at NCU, with tuition, […]

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Caymanian student receives insurance scholarship

Caymanian student receives insurance scholarship

| 10/07/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): University student Jacie Mascarenhas (20) has been named the first recipient of the US$25,000 BritCay Insurance Scholarship, helping her continue her studies at Texas Christian University (TCU) College of Science and Engineering and bringing her closer to her goal of becoming an actuary.

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Actor awarded scholarship in pursuit of MFA

Actor awarded scholarship in pursuit of MFA

| 09/07/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Caymanian award-winning actor Rita Estevanovich has been named the recipient of a scholarship that she will use to help finance her studies for a master of fine arts (MFA) degree in the UK. Local company Nova awarded the second annual ‘Love Your Future’ $3,000 scholarship, presented to the applicant who demonstrates passion […]

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EY names 2019 scholarship recipient

EY names 2019 scholarship recipient

| 02/07/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Justin Ebanks will be pursuing his undergraduate degree in finance at George Mason University in Virginia supported by an EY Cayman scholarship. Ebanks will be eligible for up to US$30,000 annually for a maximum of five years, until he completes the minimum educational requirement to qualify as a certified public accountant.

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UCCI grad earns scholarship for further studies

UCCI grad earns scholarship for further studies

| 19/06/2019 | 1 Comment

(CNS Local Life): Laurent Bodden, a graduate of the University College of the Cayman Islands’ (UCCI) hospitality programme, will be pursuing further studies in food and beverage management, with the help of a scholarship from international spice and seasoning business, McCormick & Company. Through the company’s McCormick Global Ingredients Limited (MGIL) and its Wendy Bullock […]

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New name for Caribbean education charity

New name for Caribbean education charity

| 18/06/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The Caribbean Foundation, originally launched in 1989, has been officially renamed the CTO Scholarship Foundation to clarify the organisation’s purpose and enable the public to understand its goals. Sylma Brown, director CTO-USA and foundation treasurer, explained its aim is to “provide scholarships to Caribbean nationals who are seeking to advance themselves in […]

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New graduates return to work at Water Authority

New graduates return to work at Water Authority

| 20/05/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Two scholarship recipients have completed their education and returned home to work at the Water Authority-Cayman (WAC), with a third young person supported in earning a master’s degree while employed at the company. Chynna Retumban and Kristina Powell have taken up jobs at the departments of water resource and quality control, and […]

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CIMPA launches marketing scholarship

CIMPA launches marketing scholarship

| 09/05/2019 | 2 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The Cayman Islands Marketing Professionals Association (CIMPA) has launched an annual $5,000 scholarship to support local students interested in pursuing a career in marketing or related fields. CIMPA chair Catherine Healy explained the merit-based scholarship is part of the non-profit organisation’s efforts to shape the future of the marketing profession in the […]

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Time to apply for local scholarships

Time to apply for local scholarships

| 07/03/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The Ministry of Education is now accepting applications from eligible Caymanian students for local scholarships, with the deadline to apply 30 April 2019. Funding is available for Year 12 students to pursue studies in A-levels and BTEC Level 3 Extended for two years, and Year13 students to pursue studies in Advanced Placement, […]

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Trinity awards scholarship to two Cayman students

Trinity awards scholarship to two Cayman students

| 20/02/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): After a “difficult” selection process, Trinity College School (TCS) of Ontario has for the first time decided two Cayman students, Carmella Ylagan and Aidan Hew, would share the Cayman Scholarship. In early January, representatives of TCS came to Cayman to test and interview students entering grades 9-12 who had applied to the […]

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