The annual Betting Gaming & Lotteries Commission BGLC Tertiary Education Scholarships 2020 is awarded to undergraduate students who will either begin 1st year studies at accredited local tertiary institutions or are currently enrolled to continue studies.
The BGLC Tertiary Education Grant is given to tertiary level student(s) who best meet the requirements outlined below.
Guidelines for the BGLC SCHOLARSHIPS 2020
The BGLC Education Grant is open to graduating high school seniors and students currently enrolled at accredited local tertiary institutions.
The BGLC Scholarship is paid directly to the educational institution in the student’s name.
Applicants must meet the following guidelines:
1. Be no older than 26 years at September in the year of application
2. Confirmed to attend, or currently attend an accredited local tertiary institution
3. Must have a Grade Point Average (GPA) of 2.75 on a 4.0 scale.
4.Must have acquired acceptance to, or be enrolled at the institution of his/her choice and enrolled for the semester beginning September of the year of application
5. Submit the completed Essay on the specified topic
6. Provide 2 References on the Referee Affidavit Form and submit with the application in the Referee’s own sealed envelope addressed to the BGLC.
7. All applications and supporting documents must be received by the deadline date.
BGLC scholarship applications are to be submitted on the BGLC’s authorized form which will be available when applications open on May 2020.
The Betting, Gaming and Lotteries Commission (BGLC) has established an Education Fund (BGLC Scholarship) as part of its Corporate Social Responsibility Programme.
The aim of the Fund is to contribute to the welfare of children through education and ultimately assist in their enlistment.
To this end, assistance will be offered, in the first instance, to tertiary level students in the Hagley Park Road area, in the vicinity of the new headquarters of the BGLC.
A Steering Committee has been established to oversee the introduction of the programme and administer the Fund. Members include educators, representatives of the church and the business community who will liaise with BGLC Board of Directors on the following:
The eligibility criteria for beneficiaries of the Fund;
The approval process;
Monitoring of the use of funds;
Establishment of a portal on the Commission’s website which will be used to publicize and accept applications each year.
The BGLC Education Fund- FAQ’s
What is the BGLC Education Fund?
The BGLC Education Fund provides a grant and a BGLC Scholarship, which aids students at tertiary level. It is paid directly against the students annual tuition fees.