Please donate to www.PALAS1.org or send a Check to PALAS, P.O. Box 5461, Alpharetta GA 30023. PALAS awarded 115 scholarships in the past 3 years. You may partner with PALAS (PWP) by donating a minimum of $350.00 and have a scholarship in your name, company or loved one. No amount is too small. You may donate online using PAYPAL. Thank you very much. LIKE & SHARE.
FOR IMMEDIATE PRESS RELEASE: PALAS 2013 SUPPORTERS AWARDED 60 SCHOLARSHIPS TO JAMAICAN STUDENTS AND RESCUED HOMELESS MEDICAL STUDENT AT THE UNIVERSITY OF WEST INDIES... 421% increase in contribution over last year supported 43% increase in Scholarships
Atlanta, GA (February, 2014) The Founder and Executive Board members of the Peace and Love Academic Scholarship Program, Inc. (PALAS, Inc.) would like to thank all of this year’s (2013-14) sponsoring partners, donors and contributors for making the year a great success in helping us to increase our scholarship awardees by 43%. The Scholarship Award Ceremony which was held on Saturday, August 24, 2013 at the University of West Indies (UWI) in Kingston, Jamaica resulted in a huge success with 60 new scholarships awarded and an increase of 421% contributions over last year. The Hon. Damion Crawford and Washington D.C. Attorney, Patrick Campbell delivered the keynote addresses to the 16 high school, 44 university scholarship recipients, with 300 guests/family members attending.
Since PALAS’s launch in December 2010 in honor and memory of murdered Jamaican student Vanessa Campbell, 115 scholarships, 12 computers valued at US$50,300.00 were awarded. Fifteen of the recipients were medical students. The selection committee received several hundred files to evaluate this year from students in age range 12-32 yrs, 87 females, and 41 males from 39 High Schools/89 University applicants. PALAS selection committee recognizes the growing request for assistance that will continue to support this worthy cause of “Preserving Young Minds for Posterity”. more
IN JAMAICA: Kemesha Vassell of UTECH, 2013 Peace and Love Academic Scholarship (PALAS) recipient.....Young women start on leadership path with JPS Foundation aimed at helping them realise personal and professional successes.
|Kemesha Vassell of UTECH|
2013 PALAS scholarship recipient
FOUR tertiary-level female students awarded scholarships through the JPS Foundation Youth Leadership Academy last December have begun an intense development training programme aimed at helping them realise personal and professional successes.
Shana-Kay Cunningham (UWI), Alshadane Wright (NCU), Kemesha Vassell (UTech) and Angelique Gardener (JTS) were identified in 2013 as future leaders based on their exemplary academic performance, extra-curricular engagement and high level of community involvement. They all received scholarships valued at $150,000 each in December 2013 and, from now until December 2014, will participate in a series of developmental sessions that will include mentorship, professional speaking and career exposure.
Alshadane Wright & Angelique Gardener.
Youth leadership development is one of two core focus areas of the JPS Foundation which was founded in August 2013. The students are the first cohort of the foundation's Leadership Academy Young Women Leaders Programme which got off to an inspiring start when they met with JPS president and CEO Kelly Tomblin on January 10 in the first of several development sessions to be staged over the next 11 months. more
Peace and Love Academic Scholarship (PALAS), 100 scholarships & 100 computers for 2014. Please donate at www.PALAS1.org
Peace and Love Academic Scholarship (PALAS), 100 scholarships &
100 computers for 2014. Please donate at www.PALAS1.org or send a
check payable to PALAS. PO Box 5461, Alpharetta GA 30023.
Please donate to www.PALAS1.org or send a Check to PALAS, P.O. Box 5461, Alpharetta GA 30023. PALAS awarded 115 scholarships in the past 3 years. You may partner with PALAS (PWP) by donating a minimum of $350.00 and have a scholarship in your name, company or loved one.
Recently SAMANTHA-J partnered with the 'Peace and Love Academic Scholarship, Inc.' (PALAS) to award students with academic funding and support. This year, PALAS awarded 60 new scholarships for the academic year 2013-2014 to worthy, but economically challenged high school and University/College students in Jamaica and the wider Caribbean region. Check out the SAMANTHA J ACADEMIC SCHOLARSHIP.
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