According to Digicel, the successful students will be offered scholarships worth $2,000.
To qualify to receive the scholarship, students are expected to write an essay of fifty (50) words or more on “Why their High School is the Top School in St. Kitts and Nevis.”
Essays can be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org” style=”text-decoration: underline; color: rgb(0, 104, 207); cursor: pointer; “>email@example.com or hand delivered/mailed to the Digicel Offices & Stores, either at Port Zante or Fort Street in St. Kitts, as well as the Henville Building or #20 Solomon’s Arcade in Nevis.
The Country Manager for Digicel St. Kitts and Nevis said his company is pleased to offer the scholarships to the high school students because they are aware that in these times, a child’s education is key to them progressing and achieving a bright future.
“This is just our way of helping the kids and the schools to enhance their educational experience, and remove some of the financial responsibilities from the parents and schools,” expressed Sean Latty.
Latty gave his commitment to continue the scholarship programme in the future, allowing other students and schools to benefit.
Each scholarship is worth $1,000, with $500 being awarded to the student and $500 to the high school of the winning recipient. Essays will be judged by an independent panel of judges, who have served in the Education Sector. Deadline for submission is Friday 7th September, 2012 and winners will be announced during the school’s independence celebrations.
Since Digicel opened its doors to the people of St. Kitts and Nevis, the corporate citizen has prided itself on not just providing great value and service, but also in the development of the nation’s people, said an official release.
Through Sports, Health, Culture and Education, Digicel continues to invest in the communities they serve.