Apply for US$1000 Scholarship to Attend Community College

The Montserrat Progressive Society of New York is offering a US$1000 scholarship for secondary school students to attend community college.

According to the non-profit group’s website, they are “inviting applications from 5th Formers at the Montserrat Secondary School for $1,000 USD scholarship to attend the Montserrat Community College (MCC).

“To be considered, students must submit the following credentials:

Application Requirements

  • An essay stating your goals/aspirations and the reason why you should be the recipient of this scholarship. (500-1000 words, typed, and double-spaced).
  • Applicant’s final official Montserrat Secondary School transcript.
  • Two teacher recommendation letters, at least one from your last Math or English teacher.
  • Applicants should have at least 5 CXC passes (General 1’s or 2’s), 2 in English & Math.
  • Applicants must be accepted to the CAPE Associate Degree Program at MCC.
  • Applicants pursuing their degree must be registered for a minimum of 6 credits.
  • Applicants should indicate their involvement in community development where applicable.


The application and supporting documents must be e-mailed no later than Friday, July 14, 2017 to:

Download Scholarship Application