Applications are now being accepted for the Jamaican Women of Florida “Powerful Women…Next Generation” scholarship. The Organization awards a renewable scholarship, annually, to a high school student accepted in a tertiary program, first or second generation Jamaican, to encourage the recipient to achieve her four-year educational goal at a tertiary institution. The annual scholarship is valued at $1,000.
The Jamaican Women of Florida (JWOF), Inc., a Florida Not-For-Profit organization designed to provide an outlet for Jamaican women in Florida to advance themselves through charitable and educational activities, personal development and mentoring.
Applicant should be a resident of Florida:
- Applicant must be of first or second generation Jamaican descent.
- Applicant must maintain a GPA of 3.5 throughout the tenure of the scholarship.
- Applicant’s study program should include credits in International Studies and/or Women’s Studies program, if available.
- Applicant must demonstrate continuous involvement in volunteer community projects. (At least 40 hours minimum required per semester) and continued through the college duration.
How to Apply:
In order to apply for scholarship, the candidate must compose an essay (not more than two (2) pages, double-spaced), explaining why she should be awarded this scholarship.
Application material must be accompanied by candidate’s contact information (name/address/telephone/email address) and emailed to Jamaican Women of Florida (JWOF) at [email protected] or mailed to 3325 Hollywood Boulevard, Suite 206, Hollywood, FL 33021.
The scholarship is valued at $1,000 yearly and encourages the recipient to achieve her four-year educational goal at a tertiary institution.
Applications must be received by Thursday, March 31, 2016.
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