“It is also my dream, that one day every Jamaican child will have the opportunity to complete tertiary education – it is my commitment to do all I can to realise that dream.”

– Michael Lee Chin, Chairman of NCB Financial Group –

With education as it primary strategic focus, the N.C.B Foundation provides individual financial assistance to students through a Scholarships and Grants programme. Students pursuing studies in local institutions from the primary to tertiary level can benefit from this programme and for the 2018/19 academic year, over $40M is available.

Successful applicants will receive financial benefits under the categories of Traditional or Non-Traditional Programmes.

Traditional Programmes

Scholarships

Available to students pursuing tertiary education. Recipients must be first-year entrants.

  • Parish Champion: $300,000
  • National Champion: $500,000

Grants

One-off support, specifically to assist with tuition, accommodation or educational supplies. Available to all students at the tertiary, secondary and primary school.

  • We Believe in You (WBIY) Fund: Up to $100,000
  • Teacher Education Grant: Up to $100,000
  • Book Voucher: $10,000 to $20,000 awarded to students at the primary to sixth form level.

Non-Traditional Programmes

Scholarships

Available to students pursuing tertiary education. Recipients must be first-year entrants.

  • Gold - $250,000

Grants

One-off support, specifically to assist with tuition, accommodation or educational supplies.

  • Silver - $150,000
  • Bronze – Up to $100,000

The Innovative, Creative, Outstanding and Nationalistic (I.C.O.N.) award introduced in 2016, is designated for tertiary students exploring the non-traditional fields of study, including, but not limited to:

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