$1,000 Scholarship Award Opportunity for College-Bound Female Floridian of Jamaican Descent

The Florida Non-Profit, The Jamaican Women of Florida is offering a $1,000 scholarship award opportunity for college-bound, female high school students, who are Florida residents of Jamaican descent. The goal of this scholarship program is to ” encourage the recipient to achieve her four-year educational goal at a tertiary institution.”

Scholarship Eligibility

To be eligible, applicants must:

  • Be first or second generation Jamaican descent.
  • Maintain a GPA of 3.5 throughout the tenure of the scholarship.
  • Take college credits in International Studies and/or Women Studies, if available.
  • Demonstrate continuous involvement in volunteer community projects throughout college.
  • Write a 2-page essay explaining why she should be awarded the scholarship.
  • Complete application materials, including, the essay, volunteer activities and projects, and school transcripts

Application Deadline: March 15.

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Related:  More Scholarships for U.S. & Caribbean Students

Where To Apply:

For more information on this scholarship opportunity and details on how to apply, visit The Jamaican Women of Florida’s website.

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~ Melisa Boutin

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