Green Family Award Scholarships To 13 Students

September 9, 2021 | 2 Comments

The Green Family Scholarship for the 2021/22 academic year have been awarded to Sierra Brangman, Zoya Burgess, Di’Neasha DeSilva, Tiffany Durham, Thelise Dyer, Quadre Emery, Precious Hayward, Kessiah Jackson, Cameron Jeffers, Donnauri Robinson, X’achela Robinson, Zariah Simmons Smith, and Jonathan Smith.

A spokesperson said, “Thirteen young Bermudians have been awarded financial support for their studies by the Green Family Scholarship Fund, in partnership with Knowledge Quest.

“The Green Family Scholarships are awarded to recipients on the basis of need and academic capability, prioritising those who demonstrate a clear commitment to their community and a love of learning. Each scholarship is valued between $5,000 and $10,000 per year, for up to four years of post-secondary education.

“The thirteen students who have been chosen to receive Green Family Scholarships for 2021/22 academic year are:

  • “Sierra Brangman, attending the University of Dundee to pursue a degree in Law.
  • “Zoya Burgess, attending De Montfort University to study Health and Wellbeing.
  • “Di’Neasha DeSilva, attending Mount Saint Vincent University to obtain a degree in Accounting/Management.
  • “Tiffany Durham, attending Georgia State University to obtain a degree in Business Administration – Management.
  • “Thelise Dyer, attending Ontario Tech University where she will be studying Pharmaceutical Chemistry.
  • “Quadre Emery, attending Nova Southeastern University to study Biology as part of a premedical track.
  • “Precious Hayward, attending Acadia University where she will pursue a degree in Psychology.
  • “Kessiah Jackson, attending Framingham University to study Criminology with a minor in Business Administration.
  • “Cameron Jeffers, attending Cardiff Metropolitan University to study Psychology.
  • “Donnauri Robinson, attending Aston University to obtain a degree in Mathematics.
  • “X’achela Robinson, attending Western University to obtain a degree in Medical Science.
  • “Zariah Simmons Smith, attending Saint Mary’s University where she will be majoring in Mathematics.
  • “Jonathan Smith, attending The Victory Center to major in Information Technology.

“The scholarship programme is carried out with the support of Knowledge Quest, a registered charity, which strives to provide a high quality education to those who need it most. Together, they offer scholarships to those who are in genuine financial need as a qualifier as well as academic performance.

“Since its inception in 2007, the Green Family Scholarship programme has aided more than 150 Bermudian students in their goal of studying overseas and has awarded more than $2.2 million.”

Andrew Green said: ‘We are extremely pleased to be able to award 13 scholarships this year to promising young Bermudians for the 2021/22 financial year. We passionately believe that education is key to success in life, whether it is social, financial or even just for the simple joy of learning, and we are proud to be able to support these young Bermudians in their endeavours.

“Each of these 13 students should be extremely proud: they have proven themselves not only intellectually capable but already demonstrated their community spirit and we know that with them, Bermuda’s future is bright.”

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  1. Nicky says:

    Thanks to the Green family for their commitment to the future of Bermuda.

  2. Thank you says:

    Thank you to the Green family for blessing so many

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