In honour of the late Hon. Oliver F. Clarke, OJ, the JN Group, through the JN Foundation, is pleased to offer a deserving Jamaican student an opportunity to pursue post-graduate studies.

Three (3) Jamaicans will benefit from the great legacy of the Honourable Oliver Clarke, as the scholarship will cover up to J$2m of fees to complete selected programmes.

One recipient will be selected each year for the next three years.

Applicants must:

  • Have an active relationship with a company in the JN Group for at least one year – i.e. a member/customer/client of JN Bank/JN Fund Managers /JN General Insurance/JN Life Insurance Company/JN Small Business Loans/Jamaica Automobile Association/JN Money/JN Cayman
  • Be Jamaican by birth or nationality
  • Be enrolled in or have been accepted to study at the graduate/post-graduate level in Governance, Leadership or Public Administration. If already enrolled, the applicant must have a minimum GPA of 3.0
  • Consent in writing his/her willingness to work in Jamaica for a period of no less than three years after completion of study and be willing to carry out a community service project
  • Preferably not a recipient of any other scholarships during the academic period
  • Once notified, respond within seven days to accept or reject the scholarship and its terms

Selection Process

  • A JN Group selection panel will award the scholarship to the applicant who best satisfies the selection criteria.
  • All decisions by the JN Group selection panel are final.
  • Application window opens: October 20, 2021
  • Application window closes: November 6, 2021
  • Only shortlisted applicants will be notified.
  • Shortlisted applicants will be interviewed by members of the JN Group selection panel
  • The JN Group selection panel will convene thereafter and agree on the recipient of the scholarship.
  • The JN Foundation will notify the applicant of his/her selection.