UG students awarded full scholarships from Courts Guyana Inc

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Three University of Guyana students chosen from over 25 applicants were today, through the Courts Scholarship Programme awarded full scholarships.

 

According to the company, the scholarship is open to customers of Courts or the children of Courts customers.

Courts Scholarship Students
Courts Scholarship Students

Several criteria were outlined and it was based on those criteria that the first three students were selected.

 

These students will also be eligible to have the scholarship renewed yearly until they complete their studies once they maintain the prerequisite GPA.

 

During the award ceremony, Managing Director Clyde De Haas while urging the recipients to strive for greater heights explained that Courts has for many years been actively involved in several educational programmes.

 

Courts Managing Director- Clyde De Haas
Courts Managing Director- Clyde De Haas

 

Guest speaker, Deputy Mayor, Sherod Duncan called on other Corporate entities to come on board with similar initiatives to assist students in accomplishing their dreams, since thus in turn would benefit the entire country.

 

Deputy Mayor- Sherod Duncan
Deputy Mayor- Sherod Duncan

 

 

Third year law student Tyra Bakker expressed gratitude for the gesture noting that it will ease much of her financial burden while allowing her to focus more on her studies.

 

Third year law student- Tyra Bakker
Third year law student- Tyra Bakker

 

Fourth year Bachelor’s of Science, Environmental Health student, Olivia Parris- Bowen expressed similar sentiments, noting that with the new loan stipulations at the University, the scholarship would alleviate the stress for her.

 

Fourth year Environmental Health student-Olivia Parris- Bowen
Fourth year Environmental Health student-Olivia Parris- Bowen

 

Meantime, Mahin Sugrim, a First year Computer Science student said the burden has been lifted from his students and will also allow him to focus on his goals, which include him contributing meaningfully to Guyana Information Technology Sector.

 

First year Computer Science student-Mahin Sugrim
First year Computer Science student-Mahin Sugrim

 

Each year, new students will be able to apply for the scholarship in addition to those already in the programme.

 

The company says it will continue to review the programme over time to ensure that it remains beneficial to customers.

 

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