Career & Education

Flour Mills introduces two new scholarships

Sunday, April 15, 2018

Print this page Email A Friend!


The Jamaica Flour Mills Foundation has expanded its scholarships to target students who reside in the Kingston 2 communities surrounding its plant in eastern Kingston, and those pursuing studies in the field of baking.

The addition, which is part of the foundation's 30th anniversary celebration, is expected to targeted funding approach.

“For the past 30 years the foundation has offered scholarships and grants for students pursuing fulltime studies at local universities. However, for our 30th year we're introducing two new scholarships — the JFM Community Scholarships & Grants and the JFM Baking Technology Scholarships,” explained Megan Lindo, Human Resource Officer at Jamaica Flour Mills with direct responsibility for the JFM Foundation.

“These will be in addition to the JFM Foundation General Scholarships which are open to persons residing outside of the Kingston 2 area,” she added.

The JFM Foundation made its first award in 1988.

“Our community means a lot to us,” Lindo said. “It's been our home for all these years and we believe that this investment in the youth will have a positive impact on the community and, by extension, Jamaica. The JFM Foundation Community Scholarships and grants will provide financial assistance to members of the community towards their tertiary education.”

The application period for the scholarships and grants is open until April 30, 2018.

Students can find additional information and application forms on the ADM website, www.adm.com/en-us/worldwide/jamaica/pages/default.aspx or at any of the following locations;

• Jamaica Flour Mills Limited;

• The University of the West Indies — Office Of Student Financing;

• The University Of Technology, Jamaica – Financial Aid Office;

• Montego Bay Community College;

• Manchester High School;

• Brown's Town Community College; and

• Manning's School.

ADVERTISEMENT




POST A COMMENT

HOUSE RULES

1. We welcome reader comments on the top stories of the day. Some comments may be republished on the website or in the newspaper � email addresses will not be published.

2. Please understand that comments are moderated and it is not always possible to publish all that have been submitted. We will, however, try to publish comments that are representative of all received.

3. We ask that comments are civil and free of libellous or hateful material. Also please stick to the topic under discussion.

4. Please do not write in block capitals since this makes your comment hard to read.

5. Please don't use the comments to advertise. However, our advertising department can be more than accommodating if emailed: advertising@jamaicaobserver.com.

6. If readers wish to report offensive comments, suggest a correction or share a story then please email: community@jamaicaobserver.com.

7. Lastly, read our Terms and Conditions and Privacy Policy



comments powered by Disqus
ADVERTISEMENT

Poll

ADVERTISEMENT
ADVERTISEMENT

Today's Cartoon

Click image to view full size editorial cartoon
ADVERTISEMENT