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Bank of Bermuda Foundation Sir Henry Tucker University Scholarship

Donor: Bank of Bermuda Foundation

9 Bermudiana Road Hamilton HM 11 Bermuda Attn: Katrina Barclay (Tel 299-5306)

Bank of Bermuda Foundation has supported many different charitable organisations over the years.  We are very proud to have been able to assist them.  We are very pleased to support further education to Bermudians and offer up to 21 scholarships and bursaries annually.

Description

By providing the Bank of Bermuda Foundation Sir Henry Tucker University Scholarship

and Education Grants, we can help ensure the future of our youth and the Island.

Sir Henry Tucker, K.B.E., J.P., joined Bank of Bermuda in 1934 as Secretary. Four years

later he became General Manager and served until 1969. Upon his retirement he was

elected Deputy Chairman of the Board of Directors of The Bank of Bermuda Limited

(the Bank) and served in this capacity until 1985. Sir Henry was an elected member of

the House of Assembly from 1938 to 1948 and from 1953 to 1970. In 1964, he formed

the United Bermuda Party and was Government Leader until he stepped down in 1972.

Bank of Bermuda Foundation offers this Scholarship to young Bermudians to

encourage them to achieve their aspirations through the pursuit of higher education.

It is offered also as a tribute to Sir Henry Tucker who made a great contribution to

Bermuda and to the Bank throughout his distinguished career.

 

Eligibility Criteria

School must be accredited: Yes
GPA requirement: Minimum of 3.0
Nationality Requirement: Bermudian
Must Have Attended School In Bermuda: Yes, 5 year(s)
Must Have Graduated from Bermuda High School: No
Must Be Accepted/Enrolled In Overseas Program: No
Employment Attached: No
Age Restriction: No
Is the award restricted to a specific school or programme? No

Specific Details

Award Type: Scholarship
Award Frequency: Yearly
Eligible Area(s) of Study: Non-specific
Education Level: Undergraduate
Awarded Amount (BMD): Scholarship: 30,000
Number of Awards Granted:
Years Award Can Be Held: 4
Application Deadline: 31 Mar
Needs To Be Repaid: No
Contact Name: Katrina Barclay
Contact Phone: 299 5306
Website: click here

Document requirements

  • Essay
  • Transcripts
  • Resume

  • Other Requirements

     Application Guidelines and Conditions

    1. The Bank of Bermuda Foundation Sir Henry Tucker University Scholarship is awarded annually. Its purpose is to provide financial support of $30,000 per annum over a period not exceeding four years to a student who is proceeding with undergraduate studies on a full time basis at a university outside Bermuda. The Scholarship is tenable at institutions of higher education approved by Bank of Bermuda Foundation.

    2. The Scholarship funds are to be used to contribute to the costs of tuition, room and board at the place of study and to the cost of travel to and from the place of study.

    3. There are also three Education Grants having a value of $8,000 per annum awarded to the three runners-up to the Scholarship also to be used to contribute to the cost of full time undergraduate education for a period of up to four years.

    4. The Scholarship award and Education Grants will be made by the Scholarship Selection Committee.

    5. The Scholarship Selection Committee will pay special regard to evidence of:
    a) outstanding scholastic ability;
    b) qualities of character, leadership, service to the community;
    c) ability in athletic, cultural and other non academic pursuits;
    d) the relevance to Bermuda of the chosen field of study;
    e) the candidates’ appreciation of the achievements and career of Sir Henry Tucker;
    f) Financial need may be considered.

    6. Winners of the Scholarship and Education Grants will be chosen on the basis of merit.

    7. To be eligible for a Bank of Bermuda Foundation Sir Henry Tucker University Scholarship or Education Grant the candidate must:
    a) be Bermudian or hold Bermuda status;
    b) be not less than 17 years of age as of the first day of July in the year of application;
    c) have been educated in Bermuda for at least five years;
    d) be entering their 1st or 2nd year of University;
    e) be able to identify specific educational or professional goals or objectives;
    f) be willing, on completion of their studies, to return to Bermuda and render service to the community;
    g) have a GPA of 3.0 (B) or better;

    8. The Scholarship Selection Committee may decline to award the Scholarship or Education Grants should it decide, in its discretion, that there is no suitable candidate.

    9. The Scholarship Selection Committee reserves the right to withdraw the Scholarship or Education Grant if the selected applicant becomes involved in any activity which, in its opinion places the prestige of the Scholarship in jeopardy.

    10. Continued receipt of the Scholarship is dependent on the scholar maintaining a G.P.A. of 3.0. (B) or better.

    11. The Scholarship and Grant winners shall keep the Scholarship Selection Committee informed of their progress by timely submission of grades/transcripts as issued and other written reports. Failure to comply may lead to suspension or forfeiture of the Scholarship or Grant.

    12. Applicants accepting the Bank of Bermuda Foundation Sir Henry Tucker University Scholarship will be required to decline or renounce, as the case may be, any other award made locally for the duration of the Scholarship.

    13. Education Grant winners may accept one other scholarship or award made locally.