The award of the first NCU ACKy scholarship to Sonia Asharie Bailey was announced at the June 30 Jeklayn Carr concert.
The four-year scholarship is tenable at NCU beginning September 2019, in the faculty of education.
The second NCU ACKy scholarhsip is now available, with an application deadline of May 29, 2020. Applicants may pursue any course of study leading to a bachelor's degree.
Prerequisites for this scholarhsip is acceptance at NCU and Caymanian status.
Persons interested in applying should contact ACKy Chapter President Patricia Ebanks at NCU.KyAlumni@gmail.com.
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To apply for the scholarship, link here.
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Above, NCU President Lincoln Edwards and Chapter President Patricia Ebanks cuts the cake at a luncheon in celebration of the Chapter's third anniversary. The luncheon was held at the George Town Church Hall, September 29, 2018.
Below, NCU President Lincoln Edwards speaking at the Divine Hour on Saturday, September 29, 2018. Dr. Edwards spoke later in the day to a large group of youth, parents, and other interested persons.
NCU Soprano Performs at ACKy Third Anniversary Celebrations
Ms. Sashekia Brown, a soprano studying music at Northern Caribbean University (NCU), delighted congregations with her talent as part of the third anniversary celebrations of the Cayman Chapter of NCU Alumni Association, Cayman Sept. 28-29, 2018.
Ms. Brown accompanied the university’s president, Dr. Lincoln Edwards, who spoke at two services on Saturday (29th) in observance of the anniversary.
During the weekend Ms. Brown gave local church audiences a preview of the bright future she is aiming for as a classical singer. She sang at the Walkers Road Kings Adventist Church, on Friday night (Sept. 28) and on Saturday morning and afternoon.
“We are delighted that Sashekia was able to join us as part of our celebrations," said Chapter President Patricia Ebanks, adding: "She is a wonderful example to young people in the Cayman Islands that we do not have to follow the masses, but we can carve out our own place and our own destiny, despite environmental distraction.”
The association, Ms. Ebanks explained, is similarly devoted to creating a vision among youth of a future built on positive values and lifestyles.
Sonia Bailey Awarded Four-Year Scholarship To Attend NCU
Sonia Asharie Bailey, who begins her studies at NCU in faill 2019 on a full NCU ACKy scholarship, will realise a long-held dream to quality as a teacher.
"Growing up I longed to have the educational support I needed to progress in school, and I am so grateful now for the opportunity I have to become a qualified teacher to help other young people," Ms. Bailey said.
Ms. Bailey has commenced studies towards a bachelor's degree in education fall 2019 at NCU.
ACKy wishes Ms. Bailey all the success she so well deserves as she embarks upon her studies at NCU.
Sonia Bailey Realises Dream
NCU's Sashekia Brown Performs
At ACKy's 2018 Anniversary Celebrations
NCU President Celebrates with ACKy
Congratulations to Tamekia Thompson-Young, who is the only Cayman Islands recepient in 2019 of a Chevening Scholarship. She will be attending Kings College London to pursue a master’s in addiction studies effective September 2019.
Tamekia is a 2003 graduate of NCU, where she was awarded a bachelor's degree in counselling. She served as a member of our NCU ACKy (Northern Caribbean University Alumni Association Cayman Chapter) executive committee during our most recent fundraising drive. She has been serving here in Cayman as one of Her Majestey's Prison Officers.
The Chevening Scholarship is an international scholarship scheme which enables students with leadership qualities from over 160 countries and territories to undertake postgraduate study or courses in universities in the United Kingdom. Funding for the scheme comes from the British Foreign and Commonwealth Office and its partner organisations.
On behalf of all your NCU ACKy alumni and friends, best wishes to Tamekia as she moves forward on her educational journey.