Hope Elliott Memorial Scholarship 2015/2016 Recipients
Joyce will be sitting eight subjects at the CSEC level this academic year. The subjects are Mathematics, English Language, Social Studies, History, Biology, Information Technology, Principle of Business and Religious education. This scholarship will aid her greatly in attending school every day and subsequently allow her to be in a position to produce even better grades and be propelled towards becoming an asset to society.
Hope Elliott Memorial Scholarship Recipients2012-2014
Shannon Blake and Cloanna Brown
Kimone Fortella and Roxanne Berry
Kia Smith and Hanijah Willis
Hope Patricia Elliott (nee Spencer) (June 13, 1941 - May 9, 2008) spent more than 30 years in public service and dedicated her life to helping to provide opportunities and a better life for others working through the Anglican Church, the Kiwanis Club and through education and research in media and communications. She also dedicated a large portion of her life to finding financial assistance for those who were unable to afford college tuition.
The Hope Elliott Memorial Scholarship, offered through Breakthrough Communications and The Queen’s School, was established to provide financial assistance to students of The Queen's School that have shown academic promise despite having limited financial resources. Additionally, recipients must possess strong civic values and character, and a desire to make a meaningful contribution to continuing Hope’s vision.
Scholarship recipients are required to provide a report of their achievements under the scholarship including academic and personal accomplishments. Further, scholarship recipients are required to mentor subsequent recipients.
The scholarship recipient will not receive any cash in hand. All payments are administered to and/or through The Queen's School.
Scholarship ValueThe value of the scholarship is calculated each year to include tuition, PTA Fees, gears and lunch allowance, transportation, exam fees and related school expenses.
Additional EntitlementsThe successful candidates also receive:
- Voice, speech and presentation skills training with Master Trainer Paula Anne Porter-Jones
- High Tea session with influential women
- Professional photo shoot with Stush
- Gift basket from LASCO Distributors
- Internship and office skills training with Breakthrough Communications
2015 Media Coverage
- Jamaica Observer - Hope Elliott Memorial scholar continues on road to success
- Gleaner Youthlink - Hope Elliott Foundation Memorial Scholarship
- Jamaica Observer - Two Queens students awarded Hope Elliot Memorial Scholarship
- Dickie Crawford Interview
For more information on the Hope Elliott Memorial Scholarship click here.