Applications invited for Peace and Love Academic Scholarship (PALAS). Goal to award 100 Scholarships and computers in the Caribbean Diaspora

BY CECELIA CAMPBELL-LIVINGSTON Career & Education reporter,
Jamaica-Observer- Sunday, April 21, 2013

APPLICATIONS are now being invited from high school and tertiary level students residing in the Caribbean for the 2013 Peace and Love Academic Scholarship (PALAS). Some 100 students are expected to benefit this year.

According to Rula Brown, PALAS Founder/Exec-Director, applicants are required to write an essay of 300-500 words, maintain at least a B average, and be active in their communities. Fifty-five Jamaican students have already benefited from the scholarship, which has been in existence since 2010. Applications may be downloaded at
Brown said he was motivated to start the scholarship after the killing of 18-year-old Bridgeport High School student and budding reggae artiste, Vanessa Campbell, whose body was dumped behind a Portmore post office. READ More,,,

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