OAS selects Two (2) Candidates to Receive its Prestigious Scholarship Award for the 2012-2013 Academic Year

OAS Representative Starret Greene

ZIZ News…Feb 27 2012 — Daremena Ghanja O’Flaherty and Cherrilyn Warde-Crawford were selected to receive OAS Scholarships for the Undergraduate and Graduate Academic Studies 2012/2013. Ms. O’Flaherty was selected to pursue a Bachelor’s Degree in Environmental Engineering and Mrs. Warde-Crawford was selected to write a Doctorate Degree in Clinical Psychology.

Both were selected from a field of 10 applicants from the Federation of St. Kitts and Nevis.

An OAS Scholarship provides a maximum limit of US$30,000 per scholarship per academic year. The benefits include roundtrip ticket, tuition, mandatory fees, fixed monthly subsistence allowance, fixed annual book allowance, health insurance and administrative costs.

According to the OAS Representative in the Federation of St. Kitts and Nevis, Mr. Starret Greene, selected candidates would be contacted by a representative of the Department of Human Development, Education and Culture (DHDEC) within the next few weeks in order to gather all necessary information for the preparation of the OAS Scholarship offer or to discuss placement options. Mr. Greene also cautioned that candidates should await a communication from the DHDEC and the official award documents before making any major life changes.

OAS Scholarships are awarded for a period of no more than 2 academic years. The renewal for the second academic year is subject to the availability of funds, the good academic performance of the student during the first academic year, and the confirmation by the academic institution that the renewal period is necessary to conclude the program of study for which the scholarship was initially awarded.

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