In the Community - Chubb in Bermuda

Bermuda College Education Award

The Bermuda College Education Award is offered annually to a qualified graduate of Bermuda College.

Chubb and Bermuda College formed a partnership in 2008 with the goal of helping students understand the connection between their studies and the workplace. One component of this partnership is the Bermuda College Education Award, offered annually to a qualified graduate of Bermuda College. The Bermuda College Education Award is funded by the Chubb Charitable Foundation - Bermuda.

The Bermuda College Education Award is offered to suitably qualified graduates of Bermuda College enrolled in at least the third (junior) year of a 4-year (or a second year of 3-year UK) degree program at an accredited university. The Education Award of $15,000 per year covers tuition and fees for up to two years immediately following Bermuda College graduation.

Criteria

  • Applicants must have a minimum GPA of 3.0 on a 4-point scale (or equivalent) from the Bermuda College.
  • Applicants must be accepted into an accredited University entering at least the 3rd (junior) year of a 4-year program or 2nd year of a 3-year program in the UK.
  • Applicants must be Bermudian.
  • Applicants must demonstrate a financial need.
  • To be considered to for a second year applicants must maintain a minimum GPA of 3.0 and submit transcripts to the selection committee.

Selection

The Selection Committee will base its decision on the financial need, academic achievements and aptitude of applicants. The Committee reserves the right to withdraw the Award in the event of unsatisfactory work or conduct. In order to be considered for the second portion of the award, students must maintain a GPA of 3.0 on a 4 point scale or equivalent in a UK program. Transcripts must be submitted to the selection committee before further disbursement of funds. An interim transcript is acceptable for the initial application.

Required Documents

  • Essay - in no more than 500 words write about your career goals and why you should be selected for the Bermuda College Education Award
  • Acceptance letter from an accredited university or proof of registration
  • Proof of Bermudian status.
  • Most recent official transcript of applicant’s academic record showing the equivalent of at least 2 years of study at the post secondary level (60 credits of a four year degree program)
  • Academic letter of recommendation.
  • Personal letter of recommendation.
  • Financial Need form.

Application: Apply online at www.bermudascholarships.com


Deadline: 15 April each year

Interview: The selection committee will interview short-listed candidates in May.