Tag: scholarship

EDUCATION

Jamaican Students Gain Scholarships To Study In Cuba

Fifteen young Jamaicans have gained scholarships to pursue tertiary training in medicine, nursing, and civil engineering in the Republic of Cuba, under the Jamaica-Cuba Bilateral Scholarship Programme. Speaking at the awards ceremony for the students, held at the Embassy of Cuba in St. Andrew on April 24, Minister of State in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade, Hon. […]

EDUCATION

Mathematician Dr. Gladys West Inducted Into Air Force Hall Of Fame

Dr. Gladys May West, the 87-year-old mathematician is no ordinary woman. West is known for her ground-breaking work in laying the foundation for the Global Positioning System as well as involvement in other projects that include variations in gravitational, tidal, and other forces that distort Earth’s shape in the 1970s and 1980s. She was recently inducted into the Air Force […]

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Tertiary Students Encouraged To Apply For EU-Funded Scholarships

Jamaican tertiary students are being encouraged to apply for European-funded scholarships under the Erasmus Mundus program. Head of the European Union (EU) Delegation to Jamaica, Ambassador Malgorzata Wasilewska, said it is an opportunity for students to get a better understanding of the diversity and richness of Europe. She was speaking at a recent Jamaica Information Service (JIS) ‘Think Tank’, at […]