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    The 2021 Chevening Scholars for Barbados and the Eastern Caribbean were officially announced yesterday by British High Commissioner, His Excellency Scott Furssedonn-Wood. Fifteen fully funded scholarships were awarded to successful candidates from Barbados, Antigua and Barbuda, Dominica, Grenada, St Lucia, St Kitts and Nevis and St Vincent and the Grenadines, to pursue Master’s Degrees in […]

    August 30, 2021Education, FeaturedNo comments
  2. Application period for the UK Government’s Chevening Scholarships open until November

    The application period to study in the UK on a Chevening Scholarship is now open and runs until 2 November 2021. Applications can now be submitted online via Chevening Scholarships are awarded to individuals from all backgrounds who can demonstrate that they have the commitment and skills required to create positive change; and can […]

    August 16, 2021EducationNo comments
  3. SJPI launches Level 4 Foundation Diploma in Business Management in partnership with the ABE UK

    The ABE Level 4 Foundation Diploma in Business Management will give valuable business training skills supported by experienced professionals. The first intake of students will be in August 2021. It will cover subjects such as Dynamic Business Environments, Enterprising Organisations, Employability and Self-Development, and Finance for Managers. The pathway would open the door to greater […]

    June 23, 2021Education, Photo GalleryNo comments

    For the second year running Guardian Group has partnered with the University for Peace (UPEACE) established by the General Assembly of the United Nations, in offering ten (10) Global Leadership Diploma Scholarships across the region. Last year’s historic collaboration was widely popular with nearly 400 applications from across the region vying for the scholarship programme. […]

    June 13, 2021Education, FeaturedNo comments
  5. Queen’s College Association Awards Second QCA-UWI Scholarship

    A graduate of Queen’s College has received some financial assistance from the Queen’s College Association (QCA) in pursuing his studies at the Cave Hill Campus of the University of the West Indies (UWI). The QCA – the alumni association of Queen’s College – presented the third QCA-UWI Scholarship to Ranako Bailey during a simple handover […]

    December 9, 2020EducationNo comments
  6. UWI Open Campus Donates Tablets to NCF Joinery Course

    The University of the West Indies (The UWI) Open Campus presented the National Cultural Foundation of Barbados (NCF) with 10 tablets recently. These tablets are to be used by participants in the NCF’s National Community Training Programme. Earlier this year, the NCF was in the process of implementing the National Community Training Programme face-to-face in […]

    October 14, 2020EducationNo comments
  7. BNOCL offering 11 Scholarships, Are you a SJPI student or do you know someone who is?

    Are you a SJPI student or do you know someone who is? If you are enrolled in Electrical Installation, Electronics Servicing Technology, Mechanical Maintenance Engineering, Motor Vehicle Engineering Technology, Welding Engineering Technology or any new or related technical programme, you are eligible to apply! To apply, simply click HERE Application deadline: October 23rd 2020 Barbados […]

    October 6, 2020Education, Photo GalleryNo comments
  8. New scholarship program campaign “Developing talent for a sustainable future”

    The Barbados National Oil Company Ltd, Scholarship will be awarded to students who meet the criteria set forth annually. Scholarships will be awarded based on the availability of funds. A total of (11) eleven scholarships shall be granted. This Scholarship shall be funded with a cash gift of $1,000BBD per selected student and shall be […]

    October 3, 2020Breaking News, Education, FeaturedNo comments

    Two students of the St. Mary’s Primary School were recently awarded the Annual Goddard Enterprises Ltd Scholarships for 2020 as they prepared to transition from primary to secondary school. Faith Simpson and Tyler Haynes were chosen from the graduating class of 35 students based on their attitude, hard work and dedication which they had demonstrated […]

    September 23, 2020EducationNo comments
  10. Application period for the UK Government’s prestigious Chevening Scholarships now open

    The application period for the UK Government’s 2021/2022 Chevening Scholarships is open as of 3 September until 3 November 2020. Interested persons can submit their applications via Chevening Scholarships are awarded to individuals with demonstrable leadership potential who also have strong academic backgrounds. The scholarship offers full financial support for future leaders to study […]

    September 4, 2020EducationNo comments
  11. Barbadian heads to United States under Fulbright LASPAU Scholarship Program

    The U.S. Embassy in Barbados and the Eastern Caribbean is pleased to announce that Xavier Caddle is the Fulbright LASPAU recipient for this academic year. Xavier has been accepted to pursue a PhD in Computer Science at the University of Central Florida beginning in the Fall of 2020. The Fulbright LASPAU program is affiliated with […]

    August 21, 2020EducationNo comments
  12. Increase in Barbadian Students in the United States, Engineering and Business Most Popular Fields

    The number of Barbadian students studying at U.S. colleges and universities increased by 3.4 percent from 2018 to 2019, according to the Open Doors 2019 report released today by the Institute of International Education. The report indicated 333 students from Barbados studied in the United States in the 2018/19 academic year. A majority of Barbadian […]

    December 7, 2019EducationNo comments

    The Chevening Scholarship winners for 2019 were announced yesterday by British High Commissioner to Barbados and the Eastern Caribbean, Mrs Janet Douglas. This year’s awardees hail from Barbados, St Lucia, St Vincent and the Grenadines and Antigua and Barbuda. The three Barbadian Scholars are Deshon Griffith, Stefan Newton and Kamal Springer. High Commissioner Douglas was […]

    August 30, 2019Breaking News, Education, FeaturedNo comments
  14. Barbadian among Fulbright Scholarship Participants Studying in USA

    A Barbadian is one of the Fulbright Foreign Student scholarship recipients for 2019-2020, this was confirmed by the Bridgetown U.S. Embassy. This month, Barbadian Matthew St. Bernard, and Dominican, Nutrice Francis travelled as Fulbright Foreign Students to the United States, where they will have their graduate-level studies funded by the U.S. Government. St. Bernard, who […]

    August 15, 2019Education, FeaturedNo comments
  15. Application period for the UK Government’s Chevening Scholarships now open until Guy Fawke’s Day

    The application period for Chevening Scholarships to study in the UK is open between 5 August and 5 November 2019, with applications to be submitted via Chevening Scholarships are awarded to individuals with demonstrable leadership potential who also have strong academic backgrounds. The scholarship offers full financial support for future leaders to study for […]

    August 8, 2019TravelNo comments

    If she was asked to give a message to students of Barbados’ newer secondary schools, Shantelle Armstrong would more than likely say they can achieve their full potential, since a school does not define a person. Armstrong, who recently received a CIBC FirstCaribbean International Bank scholarship to pursue a doctorate in corporate governance, recalled some […]

    July 1, 2019EducationNo comments
  17. Keisha Gustave Captures Coveted (SHEA) Gina Pugliese Scholarship

    The Board of Management of the Queen Elizabeth Hospital is honoured to announce the selection of Mrs. Keisha Gustave as this year’s recipient of the Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America (SHEA) Gina Pugliese Scholarship. Keisha, an Infection Prevention and Control Nurse was chosen from a field of over 200 international candidates, and is the […]

    May 21, 2019HealthNo comments
  18. Chevening Alumnus Matthew Wilson presentation to Alumni Group

    Alumni of the UK’s prestigious Chevening Scholarship came together to listen to one of their number present on his wide experience and varied career. Matthew Wilson, trade and development expert currently at the International Trade Centre (ITC), a joint United Nations and World Trade Organisation (WTO) development agency based in Geneva, spoke of the importance […]

    May 4, 2019EducationNo comments

    Barbadian squash sensation 16-year-old Meagan Best, the reigning Caribbean and National senior women’s champion is a recipient of the 2018-2019 US Squash All-American award. Best is currently enrolled at Choate Rosemary Hall high school in Wallingford, Connecticut, USA. Junior squash athletes who play on high school scholastic squash teams or receive a national ranking in […]

    April 30, 2019SportsNo comments

    Roman Catholic Archbishop of Port-of-Spain, The Most Rev. Dr. Jason Gordon recently stressed the importance of providing for those in need as he spoke of the benefits which pupils from Barbados’ two Roman Catholic run schools were reaping from the Michael Mansoor Scholarships. This is the sixth year that CIBC FirstCaribbean has awarded scholarships in […]

    April 29, 2019EducationNo comments
  21. Commonwealth Scholarship Alumni celebrate Commonwealth Day

    Alumni of the Commonwealth Scholarship programme recently met up to celebrate Commonwealth Day at the official residence of the British High Commissioner, Janet Douglas. Dr Dwayne Devonish, Senior Lecturer in Management Science and a Commonwealth Alumnus who studied Work and Organisational Psychology with a Distinction at Nottingham University in 2007, gave a presentation to the […]

    April 21, 2019EducationNo comments
  22. Ross University School of Medicine Announces Scholarships for Barbados Students

    Barbadians looking to pursue a medical career may be eligible for significant help from Ross University School of Medicine (RUSM). The medical school just announced the launch of need-based scholarships, covering the cost of medical school tuition and fees at RUSM for two deserving Barbados students. “The Ministry of Education, Technological and Vocational Training (METVT) […]

    January 15, 2019Breaking News, Education, FeaturedNo comments
  23. CCRIF Announces its 2018 Scholarship Winners

    CCRIF SPC is pleased to announce its UWI-Scholarship and CCRIF Scholarship (extra-regional) winners for 2018. This year, CCRIF provided scholarships valued at US$129,000 to 14 Caribbean nationals. CCRIF provides scholarships and internships each year to Caribbean nationals as part of its Technical Assistance (TA) Programme. CCRIF which is akin to a not-for-profit organization, uses profits […]

    September 26, 2018Education, FeaturedNo comments

    The Chevening Scholarship winners for 2018 were announced yesterday by British High Commissioner to Barbados and the Eastern Caribbean, Mrs Janet Douglas. Among them is Barbadian Attorney-at-Law Mr Lorimer Denny, who currently works as a Legal Officer at the Insurance Corporation of Barbados Limited (ICBL). Mr Denny will be pursuing an LLM in International Banking […]

    September 1, 2018Education, Featured1 comment
  25. Study in the UK? 2019/2020 now open…

    The Chevening Scholarships scheme is the global scholarship programme of the British government. The Scholarships are awarded to exceptional individuals with leadership potential, enabling recipients to study one-year Masters Courses in a range of subject areas at UK universities. The Scholarships are funded by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office and aim to support UK foreign […]

    September 1, 2018Education, Photo GalleryNo comments