PALAS is a Non-profit, 501(c)(3) organization as defined by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), which means your donation/contribution is tax deductible. 

The Peace and Love Academic Scholarship (PALAS) program was established in December, 2010 after the brutal killing in Portmore, Jamaica of  young reggae artist, Vanessa Campbell. An initial scholarship program was created as the SSSJamz/Vanessa Campbell Academic Scholarship to assist high school students from her Alma mater, Bridgeport High School.

Vanessa Campbell  killed at 18 yrs old
After an appeal by founder Rula Brown to listeners of his popular Internet radio shows; "Sultry Sunday Slow Jamz" (SSSJamz) and "Peace and Love Vibration Show" (PALVS) produced excellent responses. It was subsequently decided to extend the scholarship program to high school students currently residing in the Caribbean region. On July 8, 2011, thirteen (13) scholarships were awarded to high school students in Kingston, Jamaica. 

PALAS has awarded three-hundred eighty five (385) scholarships and thirty (42) computers valued US$205,000.00 (~JA$23.5 million) in the past 6 years. Our goal is to award several scholarships annually to high school and University/College students currently residing in the Caribbean region. Please help us to get the word out, thank you very much.

The committee members goals and objectives are to "help in the education of  one student at a time". Our motto is "Preserving Young Minds for Posterity", thus have decided to work assiduously and reach out to donors to secure the funds to make it all happen.

We believe in accountability, transparency and honesty therefore all funds will be invested in the scholarship program.

PALAS is a registered non-profit, 501 (c) (3) Tax exempt organization in the State of Georgia. Any contributions made to PALAS, Inc. is tax deductible.