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What We Do

 Claude and Olive Marks Entrepreneurial Achievement Award

JMD$100,000 to student of Marymount High (Junior Achievement Company of Entrepreneurs)

Enid Dwyer Scholarship for Seattle University

JLP Edu Fund...Jamaica National Scholarship through Positive Jamaica (patroned by PM Holness)

  1. Sebastian Lawrence: Edward Seaga Scholarship for Economics & HOPE Volunteer Initiative

  • Ardenne High alumna. Mother is an educator.

  • Passionate about service…volunteered at his former prep school, then children’s homes and inner-city communities.

  • Hopes to aid in “poverty alleviation & in the propagation of an environmental consciousness”.

  • Pursuing degree in Mathematics & Economics.

  • Aspires to be an economist to help JAM maximize its productive capacity “querer es poder”: Where there is a will, there is a way.

 

  1. Nile Anderson: Donald Sangster Scholarship for Engineering

  2. Alum of Mannings High

  3. Pursuing bachelors in Electronics Engineering

  4. Believes JAM needs technological revolution to move to the next level

  5. Desires to be a teacher and pass on knowledge to next generation of revolutionary thinkers

 

  1. Daniel Meggo

  • Cornwall Community College alum.

  • Former student athlete (track & field).

  • Inventor.

 

  1. Raimona Gowie Roberts: Bruce Golding Scholarship for the Sciences

  • Past Head Girl of St. Catherine High

  • Active community member who organizes activities and tutors Mathematics

  • Pursuing bachelor’s in Chemistry & Computer Science

 

 

  1. Demar Brown: Sir Alexander Bustamante Scholarship for Mathematics and/or Computer Science

  • Past Head Boy of Belmont Academy

  • Led mentoring programs that targeted Jamaican boys

  • Pursuing bachelor’s in Computing

 

                                             

HOPE Volunteer Initiative

200 hours per year for the duration of their studies as part of efforts to enhance the development of our scholars and foster a culture of volunteerism in JAM.

Outreach of Jamaica’s Promise & Emb: database of all Jamaican students in the US

 

 

Jamaica's Promise will meet the local issues identified by adopting, adapting and introducing various programs pioneered by America's Promise:

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Jamaica's Promise

Jamaica's Promise Foundation is a voluntary non-profit 501(c)3 organization, providing the resources and support needed by local organizations to improve the education and training of young people from disadvantaged circumstances and communities. 

Email: info@japromise.org

Phone: (202) 748-2387 | (876) 385-9985

Registered 501(c)3 Charity: 83-1755931

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