Foundation Scholarship

Tertiary Scholarship
(for clients/children of clients)

Interested in this scholarship?

Scholarship Features:

  • Valued up to $350,000 per academic year
  • Valid for the academic year immediately following the offer of the award and cannot be deferred for any reason
  • Renewable annually up to a maximum of four years

If awarded, the successful applicant must plan to:

  • maintain full-time status throughout the programme
  • maintain a 3.0 or higher GPA
  • complete at least 20 hours of voluntary service per academic year

Required supporting documents for application:

  1. One (1) passport-sized photograph
  2. Certified copy of a birth certificate
  3. Proof of acceptance to an accredited undergraduate degree programme in Jamaica or be enrolled in an accredited undergraduate degree programme in Jamaica
  4. Progress Report (Transcript)
  5. Evidence of outstanding balances or tuition fees (must be obtained from the institution)
  6. Job Letter (if employed)

Applicant Qualifications:

  • Jamaican Citizen, 18 – 29 years, residing in Jamaica
  • Barita/Cornerstone client or the child of a Barita/Cornerstone client who has had an account for at least 6 months
  • Be pursuing a first degree (that is, not having any other academic degrees)
  • Demonstrated financial need
  • Demonstrated high academic performance (e.g. having a 3.0 or above GPA, CXC, CAPE etc.)
  • Demonstrated engagement in extra-curricular and/or volunteer work