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Exciting joint scholarship announced with the Bahamian Ministry of Education

21 October, 2016


Exciting joint scholarship announced between the Bahamian Ministry of Education

Reginald L. Saunders, Scholarship & Educational Loans Division, Bahamian Ministry of Education, Science and Technology; Monique A. Hinsey, Scholarships Resource Centre, Bahamian Ministry of Education, Science and Technology; Mrs. Donella Bodie, Permanent Secretary, Bahamian Ministry of Education, Science and Technology; The Honourable Jerome K. Fitzgerald, Bahamian Minister of Education, Science and Technology; Dr. Robert Summerby-Murray, President and Vice Chancellor, Saint Mary’s University; Marie Braswell, Director of Admissions and Recruitment, Saint Mary’s University; Susan Summerby-Murray, Saint Mary’s University


Saint Mary’s University and the Bahamian Ministry of Education are together thrilled to announce a renewable four year scholarship aimed at deserving Bahamian Grade 12 public high school students.

The only Bahamian scholarship of its type with a Canadian university, it is equally funded by Saint Mary’s University and The Ministry of Education of The Bahamas, with each organization providing $12,000 (CAD) per year for four years for a total value of $96,000 (CAD). The first recipient will begin classes at the Halifax, Nova Scotia based-university in September of 2017.

“We were very happy to fi nd such a fi tting way to honour the history we have shared together with this great region and to celebrate our ever-growing Bahamian student alumni population” said Dr. Robert Summerby-Murray, President and Vice-Chancellor of Saint Mary’s University. “We’re very proud of the hundreds of Bahamian Santamarians over the years who have returned to help contribute to the growth of their communities.”

Saint Mary’s University and the Bahamian Ministry of Education are together thrilled to announce a renewable four year scholarship aimed at deserving Bahamian Grade 12 public high school students.

The only Bahamian scholarship of its type with a Canadian university, it is equally funded by Saint Mary’s University and The Ministry of Education of The Bahamas, with each organization providing $12,000 (CAD) per year for four years for a total value of $96,000 (CAD). The first recipient will begin classes at the Halifax, Nova Scotia based-university in September of 2017.

“We were very happy to fi nd such a fi tting way to honour the history we have shared together with this great region and to celebrate our ever-growing Bahamian student alumni population” said Dr. Robert Summerby-Murray, President and Vice-Chancellor of Saint Mary’s University. “We’re very proud of the hundreds of Bahamian Santamarians over the years who have returned to help contribute to the growth of their communities.”

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION ON HOW TO APPLY PLEASE VISIT:
http://www.ministryofeducationbahamas.com/scholarship-info


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