The Ministry of Education and the Maritime Authority of the Cayman Islands have both announced there are tertiary scholarships available.
A public meeting for those who wish to learn more about the scholarships announced by the ministry’s Scholarship Secretariat will be held Tuesday, Jan. 12, at the town hall in George Town from 5:30 p.m. until 7 p.m. Representatives from Flagler College, located in St. Augustine, Florida, will also be on hand to answer questions about tertiary studies at its coeducational, residential institution.
Interested students can also register to meet privately with the Flagler College representatives between 2 p.m. and 4 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 13. To register please email Judi Marino at [email protected] as space is limited.
The deadline for these scholarship applications is Jan. 31. Applications can be submitted online to www.education.gov.ky/scholarships.
Maritime scholarship opportunity
The Maritime Authority of the Cayman Islands is also offering one scholarship for a student interested in a career that could involve various disciplines, including naval architecture, marine engineering, marine survey, maritime administration and nautical studies.
The scholarship is open to someone, ideally 18 years of age and older, who has been resident of the Cayman Islands for at least five years and who already has been accepted at “a competitively ranked institution.”
Deadline for the submission of applications is Jan. 31. Additional information on the scholarship can be downloaded at www.cishipping.com.