60 students to benefit for January 2022

In May 2021, in celebration of its 60th Anniversary, Bank of Jamaica launched its 60th Anniversary Educational Bursary programme. The $20-million initiative awards bursaries to 60 students from selected primary, secondary and tertiary schools based on their academic performance, their leadership abilities and their participation in service clubs.

The bursaries, valued at $100,000 for each primary school awardee, $200,000 for each secondary school awardee and $600,000 for each tertiary school awardee, will be applied towards the tuition and additional educational expenses for the benefit of the students in the New Year.

The primary and secondary schools selected by the Ministry of Education, Youth and Information were chosen on a priority needs basis and identified as having a significant number of students on the Programme of Advancement for Health and Education (PATH). Bank of Jamaica thanks the Ministry of Education, Youth and Information for its guidance during the development of the criteria and the evaluation process.

Governor Richard Byles, said: “Education has the power to move countries and its people forward and Bank of Jamaica believes in supporting, nurturing and investing in our human capital. We launched this initiative aiming to empower young Jamaicans to learn, earn and ultimately be the leaders of tomorrow.”

“I would like to congratulate all the awardees and thank all the parents, teachers and principals and committees who assisted and made this all possible,” he continued.

The Bank congratulates the successful applicants and encourages each Awardee to continue the pursuit of excellence in their education as they position themselves to be future leaders of our beautiful nation, Jamaica.

The names of the awardees, listed in alphabetical order by their surnames, are shown for each category:

Candidates selected for Primary School Bursaries

Grade 4

Christopher BaileyMorant Bay Primary
Shanardo GrantMorant Bay Primary  
Kahmarri LennoxMorant Bay Primary
Kristen MckenzieMay Pen Primary
Hassan SmithSavanna-La-Mar Primary
Ashley WilliamsSavanna-La-Mar Primary

Grade 5

Lasanya BaboramMorant Bay Primary
Praise-Marie CohenAnchovy Primary
Bruce GokhulGrange Hill Primary
Sherise LevySanta Cruz Primary
Safia MullingsMorant Bay Primary
Jahleel SimpsonBarracks Road Primary

Grade 6

Dejaunah KellyPort Maria Primary
Thema LynchMorant Bay Primary
Jayden MitchellAnchovy Primary
Orville MorrisMorant Bay Primary
Shawndean PattersonMorant Bay Primary
Ian ScillMay Pen Primary
Daniel SmithPort Maria Primary
Kelisa WilksPort Maria Primary

Candidates selected for Secondary School Bursaries

Grade 10

Martina BaxterEdwin Allen High
Antonio BrownMaggotty High
Ashlee BrownSt Mary High
Tiana DundeeSt Mary High
Nicole EdwardsAlbert Town High
Jadine JacksonOberlin High
Jamilia JohnsonMuschette High
Tanway ManningsMaggotty High
Davon MorantMaggotty High
Jaheem MyrieTivoli Gardens High
Shavin PerryExcelsior High
Allian TaylorExcelsior High
Odice ThomasMaggotty High
Deshawn VirgoAlbert Town High
Rushawn WilsonTivoli Gardens High

Grade 11

J’Khwon BrownExcelsior High
Ackalia DoemanMuschette High
Timoy FarquharsonAnchovy High
Shakera NicholasSt Mary High
Kimona RichardsSt Mary High

Candidates selected for Tertiary School Bursaries


Name Institution Course of Study
Aaryanna BaileyUWIBanking and Finance
Chashona BerryUCCBusiness Administration
Chavoui DavidsonUWIEconomics
Jayon DunbarUWIEconomics
Renece GlaveUWIEconomics
Akeino GrahamUTECHBusiness Administration
Sheneil Hamilton BrownUWIEconomics
Kymani HarperUtechEconomics
Deandre HaughtonUWIEconomics
Briana HenryUWIAccounting
Raheem LindoUtechAccounting
Gabriel McIntoshUWIAccounting
Mickalia MelhadoUtechBusiness Administration
Shanalee MorganUWIEconomics
Telsa SmallUWIEconomics
Anna-Lee SlowlyUWIEconomics
Brianna TownsendUWIEconomics
Maleake ThomasUWIAccounting
Alecia WrightNCUBusiness Administration
Aaliyah YoungUWIAccounting

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Post Author: Editorial Team