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Epic Diving Scholarship

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Two graduating high school seniors received full tuition scholarships for further eduction

Epic Diving Scholarship Program

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ne to three high school seniors will have the opportunity for an expense paid education at The Bahamas Technical and Vocational Institute (BTVI) in the Bahamas.

World Wide Web – March 14, 2014 The grant is a onetime payment that leads to certification in a trade at The Bahamas Technical and Vocational Institute (BTVI). The fundraiser hosted by Epic Diving Scholarships and will be awarded in August of this year. The scholarship may be applied to tuition, books and on-campus housing.

The Epic Diving Scholarship Committee will determine who it will allow to choose a program of study at BTVI. Students will earn a certificate which will take six to twelve months to complete. Depending on how much money is raised, one, two, or even three grants can be awarded. Funds available for the grant may be anywhere between six hundred to two thousand dollars. This money will cover tuition and the tools (hammers, drills, etc.) that the students need to complete the course. Some of the trades students are encouraged to explore are:

  • Plumbing
  • Carpentry
  • Construction
  • Electrical installation
  • Cosmetology
  • Interior decoration

With major construction developments in the works for Cat Island, the grants will guarantee that the young people residing in Cat Island will be able to find meaningful employment once they have professional skills. The two requirements of applying for the grants are a minimum cumulative grade point average for previous academic work. Applicants must be a citizen of the Bahamas and a resident of Cat Island, graduating in the current year.

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