Monthly Archives: January 2016

OAS Scholarships available

Please see the following link in regards to OAS scholarships available until March 31, 2016.

http://www.nationnews.com/nationnews/news/77138/applications-accepted-oas-scholarships

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UWI grants are available

According to the Tuesday, January 19, 2016 edition of the Nation newspaper, the Higher Education Tuition Grant is available and the Ministry of Education is inviting UWI students (of all campuses) to apply. To be eligible for the full grant, annual household income cannot exceed $25,000 or $2,100 a month. The student must have full-time status.

Partial grants are available to one part-time student whose annual household income is between $25,001 and $35,000 or $2,100 and $3,000 monthly. If there is more than one student from the household studying at UWI, then the restriction is for an annual household income of $45,000 or less or $3,750 a month or less.

Volunteers needed

Good evening, readers. Another quick post. Parents of daughters of the age to receive the HPV vaccine, I received the following email (edited for brevity) that may be of relevance to you. It is from a PhD student who has requested that I share her flyer with you. I have spoken to her via telephone and she is legitimate and has a sincere interest in the topic. Please note that the Facebook link only functions if you are logged in to Facebook. In case the flyer is not completely clear on your device, Nicole Charles may be reached via email at n.charles@mail.utoronto.ca or cell phone at 285-3838. Have your views heard on this important issue.

 

Hello good morning, 

My name is Nicole Charles and I’m a PhD student in Women and Gender Studies studying at the University of Toronto and conducting research on parents’ views and experiences with the hpv vaccine here in Barbados.

Here is a link to my FB page that provides a bit more insight into what my research is about: https://www.facebook.com/HPVVaccineBarbados/?fref=nf

Many thanks, Nicole

Here is said flyer:

PHD research flyer - HPV

Thank you

Good evening, dear readers.

I just wanted to take a moment to thank all of you who have been faithfully reading, commenting and sending your queries and kind comments about how helpful this blog has been to you.

I also thank you for your patience and loyalty, since this busy mom has lessened the frequency of her blog posts. As I have said before, this is a labour of love freely given, but my family and my work need to be priority, I appreciate your understanding.

I wish you and your family a 2016 that is the fulfillment of your dreams, the happiness you deserve and I wish you strength and grace under pressure when Life challenges you. May God go with you.

Best wishes,

Bajan Mom

Student Visas for Barbados

A question was asked about student visas for foreign nationals to attend school in Barbados. I will try to write a proper article during the week. For now, please check the following links:

Advice on the process:

http://www.immigration.gov.bb/pages/StudentVisa.aspx

Necessary forms

http://www.immigration.gov.bb/pages/Downloads.aspx