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Wednesday, February 29, 2012
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Community Foundation of the Virgin Islands (CFVI)

Announces List of 2012 Academic Scholarships

 (St. Thomas, V.I.)The Community Foundation of the Virgin Islands (CFVI) announces the list of scholarships available for the year 2012.  According to CFVI president, Dee Baecher-Brown “CFVI is grateful to our generous donors who recognize that by supporting higher education, they are helping to insure the long-term health of our community.”  Brown also noted that there is an additional undergraduate scholarship available this year, funded by Glacial Energy.  Mark Finley, President of Glacial Energy stated that "Glacial Energy is proud to announce the sponsorship of the Glacial Energy Business Scholarship for a student who will be attending The University of the Virgin Islands.  The scholarship will be awarded to a 2012 graduating senior from the Virgin Islands public school system wishing to pursue an education in the business field who demonstrates exceptional academic performance, leadership, community service and extracurricular activities, as well as the need for financial assistance."





A9- VI RECYCLING INC Scholarships: Two scholarships of $5,000 each to graduating high school seniors pursuing a degree in environmental science or related field.


ALEXANDER A. FARRELLY: One $1,500 Scholarship in early childhood or health sciences


ARTRELLE M. WHEATLEY Scholarship: One year full tuition to the University of the Virgin Islands, to a student with an outstanding record in community service who will have completed two semesters at UVI by June 2011.

 CHARAF FAMILY Scholarship: Two $1,000 scholarships preferably in the arts.

 CORAL WORLD Scholarship: $3,500 to a student pursuing a four-year degree in science at any accredited college or university, with first preference going to applicants in the fields of environmental science or marine biology.

 Glacial Energy Business Scholarship:  This scholarship will be awarded to a 2012 graduating public school senior pursuing an education at UVI in the business field who demonstrates exceptional academic performance, leadership, community service and extracurricular activities, as well as the need for financial assistance."

 GOVERNMENT EMPLOYEE RETIREMENT SYSTEM Scholarships: Up to three renewable grants of approximately $2,250 per semester each to a graduating high school student from St. Thomas, St. John and St. Croix who are dependents of contributing members of GERS.

 LANA VENTO Scholarship: Up to 8 scholarships, preferably for students interested in marine and environmental sciences.

 NIGEL O. HODGE FOUNDATION Scholarship: $1,000 to a graduating senior who is interested in a related degree related to health, medicine and nursing at an accredited college or university.

 THEODORE E. SHARP SCHOLAR Awards: $2,000 award to 1 student or $1,000 to 2 students with outstanding records in community service that have applied to, or are already enrolled in an accredited college or university.

 TUNICK FAMILY FUND Scholarship: An award of $1,000 to a student at the University of the Virgin Islands, with academic excellence and financial need who is pursuing an undergraduate degree in business.

 ANNA WALSH SCHOLAR Awards: Ten scholarships of $1,000 awarded to students that have applied to, or are already enrolled in any accredited college or university.


  CYNTHIA DE HAYNES HEALTH SCIENCE Scholarship: $3,000 to a student pursuing graduate studies in alternative medicine, pharmacy or nursing.

 NSL GRADUATE STUDIES FUND Scholarship: An award of $2,000 each year to a student pursuing graduate degrees in the humanities, the social sciences or the fine arts.

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