Scholarships on offer for inner-city youth

July 21, 2017
In this 2013 photo, students graduate from the Poverty Reduction Programme at the Marveley Gospel Hall in St Andrew.

Tertiary students between the ages of 17 and 25 are invited to apply to the Jamaica Social Investment Fund Tertiary Scholarship Project (TSP).

The TSP is a one-year renewable tertiary-tuition-funding intervention that involves providing youth from Poverty Reduction Programme IV supported communities and who are pursuing accredited undergraduate courses.

The maximum value of the scholarship is $350,000.

 

SUPPORTED COMMUNITIES

 

Kingston & St Andrew:

Allman Town, Arnett Gardens, Campbell Town, Central, Downtown, Cockburn Gardens, Delacree Park/Union Gardens, Denham Town, East Downtown, Fletchers Land, Franklyn Town, Greenwich Town/Newport West, Hannah Town/Craig Town, Jones Town, Majesty Gardens, New Haven, Penwood, Rae Town, Rema, Riverton City, Rose Town, Tivoli Gardens, Waterhouse, Whitfield Town St Catherine: Windsor Heights, Central Village, Rivoli, Tawes Pen/Meadows, Ellerslie Pen/Garden, Salt Pond Road, Railway Lane/Premises, Upper Kings Street, Dela Vega City, Dallas, Twickenham Park, Quarry Hill, Lime Tree Grove, Villa Palms, Lower King Street, Clifton, Grange Lane, Lakes Pen, Corletts Road, Cumberland Road, Old Harbour, Bog Walk.

 

Clarendon: Four Paths, York Town, Palmers Cross and Lionel Town.

St James: Adelphi, Lilliput, Anchovy, Norwood, Barrett Town, Retirement, Flanker, Tucker, Granville.

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