Caribbean Education Foundation Awards $1 Million JA in Academic Scholarships to 11 Needy Children

The Caribbean Education Foundation, Inc. (CEF) awards Paul Bogle Scholarship to 11 brilliant children in financial need to attend High School in Jamaica. Scholarships total in excess of $1 Million Jamaican dollars.
 
 
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Nov. 16, 2011 - PRLog -- BOSTON, Massachusetts:  The Caribbean Education Foundation, Inc. (CEF) has awarded its 2011 Paul Bogle Scholarship to 6 brilliant children in financial need who passed the Grade Six Achievement Test (GSAT) to attend High School in Jamaica and renewed 5 scholarships for its 2010 recipients who entered grade 8.  The 11 Scholarships total over $1 Million Jamaican dollars.

Paul Bogle Scholarships are awarded to qualified and talented children who graduated from Primary Schools and passed their exams to attend High School but are in financial need, and could be in danger nonattendance due to lack of financial resources.  The Scholarship pays:  school fees, text books, school supplies, uniforms, shoes, transportation and lunch for the 2011-2012 school year.  Scholarships are renewable each year of if the student meets the required criteria of daily attendance, solid academics (at least a “B” Average) and good character.

The scholarship recipients satisfied the Paul Bogle Scholarship strict requirements: high academics (at least a 3.0 grade point average); passed Grade Six Achievement Test (GSAT); evidence of financial need; and solid production of four prescribed essays.

The Caribbean Education Foundation maintains high standards for its scholarship recipients.  As is evidenced from the high caliber of students who are awarded Paul Bogle Scholarships, CEF Scholars are among the best and brightest in Jamaica.  In addition, they are attending some of the best High Schools in the country.  
 
Academic Year 2011-2012 Scholarship recipients are:

2011 New Scholarships:  Attending Grade 7

JANNEIL PILGRIM:  Immaculate Conception High School for Girls
Primary School:  St. Peter Claver Primary, Kingston

ASHAUNI BERNARD:  Wolmer’s High School for Boys
Primary School:  St. Peter Claver Primary, Kingston

SAVENA MILLER:  Immaculate Conception High School for Girls
Primary School:  Portsmouth Primary School, St. Catherine

CURTIS LOZANE:  Calabar High School
Primary School:  Duhaney Park Primary, Kingston

JANET MANNINGS:  Morant Bay High School
Primary School:  Morant Bay Primary, St. Thomas

GARTH PEARSON:  Kingston College
Primary School:  Balmagie Primary, Kingston


2010 Scholarship Renewals:  Attending Grade 8

COYA CHRISTIE:  Wolmer’s High School for Girls
Primary School:  Duhaney Park Primary, Kingston

TREVISA BRYAN:  Morant Bay High School
Primary School:  Morant Bay Primary, St. Thomas

SARAH JONES:  Immaculate Conception High School
Primary School:  Duhaney Park Primary, Kingston

AMOY GILLESPIE:  Ardenne High School
Primary School:  Portsmouth Primary, St. Catherine

RAVORN  CAMPBELL:  Calabar High School
Primary School:  Duhaney Park Primary, Kingston

The Caribbean Education Foundation’s CEO, Attorney Nikiki Bogle discusses the reasons why Paul Bogle Scholarships are critical in Jamaica, “Public High Schools in Jamaica are ‘not free’ and due to the high costs of attending High School, too many young children are unable to attend or appear sporadically.  CEF’s goal is to help to provide meaningful access to High School education for children in financial need, in order that youth may acquire essential tools to change their own lives for the better.”  The Caribbean Education Foundation champions individual empowerment by enabling young people to access important foundational tools which will provide them with meaningful opportunities in the world.  

Caribbean Education Foundation  sends a “SPECIAL THANK YOU” to its sponsors and donors that made these High School Scholarships possible for the 2011-2012 school year, particularly the following entities:

* Bogle & Chang LLC Law Firm
* BOB MARLEY:  The Making of a Legend Film  
* Hennessy USA                            
* A.S.A.P. A Shereen Ashman Project, “Jam 4 Jamaica”                            
* Global Giving
* Stasis LLC

Caribbean Education Foundation will host its 2nd Annual “Paul Bogle Scholarship Awards Dinner” in Jamaica at the beautiful Terra Nova All Suite Hotel, 17 Waterloo Road, Kingston 10.  Date is to be announced.  Attendance is by Invitation Only.
                                                                                                                                                               
In order for CEF to continue helping to educate poor children, it needs your help.  CEF is urging individuals and corporations to “Adopt a CEF Scholar” or make a recurring monthly donation of just $25.  

You may also visit the CEF Projects on Global Giving at http://www.globalgiving.org/projects/send-a-poor-child-to...

You may also send a donation via text message:  Text GIVE 8694 to 80088 to donate $10 to Send a Poor Child to High School in Jamaica.

For more information on how you can assist, please visit Caribbean Education Foundation at http://www.educatechild.org

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The CARIBBEAN EDUCATION FOUNDATION, INC. (CEF) is a registered 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that provides scholarships to poor children in the Caribbean to attend schools. CEF enables meaningful access to fundamental education in the Caribbean.
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