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Jamaican Canadian Cultural Association of BC Scholarship

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Our vision and mandate at the Jamaican Canadian Cultural Association of British Columbia (JCCABC) is to:

  • promote and preserve Jamaican culture;
  • sponsor awards and scholarships for academic, technical, athletic and other social-cultural excellence;
  • help finance and support projects beneficial to the community; and
  • improve the social, economic and multi-cultural climate of British Columbia.

In keeping with our mandate, JCCABC has established an annual scholarship valuing $1,000.00 to assist a Grade 12 British Columbia high school student in pursuit of their academic dreams.

AWARD CRITERIA/QUALIFICATIONS/ELIGIBILITY

The applicant must be:

  1. Jamaican born or of Jamaican descent, whether by parent(s) or grandparent(s);
  2. a Canadian citizen or a permanent resident of Canada, residing in British Columbia; and
  3. enrolled in a post-secondary institution.

SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS

Your scholarship application must include the following:

  • Completed Scholarship Application Form;
  • The required essay; and
  • A cover letter and supporting reference letters.

The completed application package must be received by JCCABC by Saturday, June 15, 2019, at 11:59pm PST. Applications may be submitted by email to jccabcscholarship@outlook.com or delivered to:

Jamaican Canadian Cultural Association of BC

P.O. Box 33642

Unit 2820

10153 King George Blvd.

Surrey, BC

V3T 5R5

Ready to apply? Click the link below to download the application form:

JCCABC Scholarship Application Package

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