Four (4) dedicated and highly focused students were awarded the Mustique Charitable Trust (MCT) Bursary at the University of the West Indies (UWI) Global Campus (St. Vincent) to assist with their studies which begins from 2023-2024 Academic Year.
The selected Awardees included Okieve Graham (B Sc in Marketing), Juliette James (B Ed in Educational Leadership & Management, Jolisa Primus (B Ed in Early Childhood Education & Family Services) and Leroy Walker (B Sc in Sports Leadership & Management)
At the Handover Ceremony, Camille Lakhram (UWI Global Campus Officer-in-Charge) reassured the Awardees that they can excel in their programmes once they invest enough effort and maintain balance among all areas of their lives. She commended the MCT Bursary as one of the best bursary awarded at UWI Global Campus since it covers 60% of Academic Fees, provides a Laptop and includes a Mentorship Programme. She advised that the Programme Administration Team at UWI Global Campus offers support to the Awardees and recommended that they contact this team for support and guidance as soon as they encounter any challenges.
Dularie Malcolm (MCT Administration Director) reflected on the initiation of the Bursary Programme since February 2010 and thanked the single anonymous donor who has funded this Bursary since its inception. She spoke of the success of the programme, which has seen 15 Graduates obtaining First Class Honours, 12 Graduates obtaining Second Class Honours and one (1) Graduate obtaining a Certificate. In addition, the Trust will continue to fund 15 Awardees, which includes the 2023 Awardees, who are currently studying at UWI Global Campus (St Vincent)
This successful longstanding programme operates under the basis where the Mustique Charitable Trust provides the funding while the UWI Global Campus (St Vincent) undertakes the administration of the programme. Bursaries are awarded annually for the academic year that begins August/September and potential applicants should be Undergraduate Students beginning the first year of their programme. All interested students are advised to contact the UWI Global Campus (St Vincent) Administration Office for all queries regarding programme information, application forms, submissions process and deadline date.