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The Council of Community Colleges of Jamaica (CCCJ) is a statutory agency under the Ministry of Education, formed by an Act of Parliament, which was passed in December 2001, to supervise and coordinate the work of Community Colleges in Jamaica. The Council, which comprises members of the Colleges, representatives from other sectors of the tertiary and secondary education system, as well as members of business and industry, held its first meeting in July 2002, and established business Offices at 24, Trafalgar Road in August of the same year. At the present time, there are eight affiliate colleges, five of them being. Community Colleges and the other three being multi-disciplinary colleges. The colleges offer programmes from the certificate, diploma, associate and baccalaureate levels as well as a number of continuing education courses Abous Us »



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Comcol 2018


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  • Portmore Community College
  • Moneague Community College
  • Knoxx Community College
  • Montego Bay Community College
  • Brown's Town Community College
  • Excelsior Community College


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Advance Program Scholarship Application Form

Application Deadline - February 25, 2018

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About FHI360

FHI 360 is a nonprofit human development organization dedicated to improving lives in lasting ways by advancing integrated, locally driven solutions. Our staff includes experts in health, education, nutrition, environment, economic development, civil society, gender, youth, research, technology, communication and social marketing — creating a unique mix of capabilities to address today’s interrelated development challenges. FHI 360 serves more than 70 countries and all U.S. states and territories. Background – Advance Program The goal of the Advance Program is that more young people, especially those from disadvantaged populations, obtain new or better employment. In order to achieve this goal, Advance is seeking, in one of its two outputs, to recruit and select disadvantaged youth who have completed their high school education and are highly motivated to continue their studies, but who face many obstacles in their access to higher education. Advance Scholarship Program Overview In Jamaica, the Advance Program will work with select institutions to offer scholarships to disadvantaged youth who have completed their high school education and are highly motivated to continue to technical tertiary education in one of the selected industries, Agri-business, Creative Industries, and Wellness Tourism. The selected institutions are:
  • Vocational Training Development Institute (VTDI) – Applications CLOSED
  • Council of Community Colleges of Jamaica (CCCJ) – Applications OPEN
  • University of Technology (UTECH) – Not Yet Open

Eligibility for Scholarship and Candidate Profile

Applicants to the advance scholarship program at the Vocational Training Development Institute (VTDI) in the Associate Degree in Entertainment and Events Management must fulfill the following requirements to be qualified for this prestigious scholarship opportunity.
  • Candidates must be citizens of Jamaica
  • Candidates must be between the ages of 17-29 years
  • Show academic achievement
    • 5 CSEC or GCE subjects, including English
    • 1-2 HEART/NTA Level II plus 3-4 CSEC subjects including English
    • Mature student: 23 years or older with 5+ years relevant professional experience
  • Candidates must have verifiable financial needs / economically disadvantaged
  • Candidates must show records/proof of extra-curricular activities
  • Additionally, these candidates must be able to demonstrate leadership ability

How to Apply for the FHI360 Advance Program Scholarship

There are two ways that you can apply for the FHI360 Advance Program Scholarship: Online Application
      1. All candidates MUST successfully complete this simple online form .
      2. Attach a certified copy/photo of all required documents in the upload section provided
      3. Submit your application

Deadline: February 20, 2018

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As we commemorate this Advent Season, it is the wish of the CCCJ that you and the members of your family will enjoy a peaceful and blessed holiday..Amidst the festivities, remember to set aside adequate time to rest, in preparation for the hard work that will be required of you next year. Felicitations!!!
Dr Donna Powell WilsonExecutive Director

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Monday 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 8:30 am - 4:00 pm
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed

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