Domlec Scholarship Program goes beyond providing stationary and allowances

first_imgIn photo: Mrs. Adina Bellot-Valentine-PRO(left), Mr. Collin Cover-GM(center) and Mrs. Bertilia Mckenzie-HR(right)Manager of the Dominica Electricity Services Limited’s Human Resource Department Mrs. Bertilia McKenzie has described the company’s Scholarship Programme as one which goes beyond the provision of stationary and allowances.McKenzie, who was addressing a press conference on Wednesday, where Domlec awarded four students with scholarships to attend secondary school says, the company forms an integral part of the student’s academic life.“We do not only give the students a scholarship and leave them alone. We try to be an integral part of their academic life, in that if they are having problems at school we want the parents to tell us so that we can counsel the students, we can see what we can do for them in terms of sending them for extra classes and that kind of thing,” she said.According to the Human Resource Manager, even after the scholarship recipients have completed Secondary School, Domlec still maintains a presence in their lives.“Additionally when they leave, we still maintain a presence in their lives. So for example we have now here with us this young man McNeal Moses at the back, who was a scholarship student. He’s now at the State College; first year of college, he is with us as a student on attachment; working with us for the summer and we do that for a number of our students”, she said.The Domlec Scholarship Program is now in its twenty-fifth year and has assisted seventeen students to attend eight secondary schools on island.As a scholarship recipient the students receive all required textbooks, a stationary allowance of $100, transportation allowance of $50 per month and the fees for the Caribbean Examination Council (CXC) when they arrive in fifth form.This year Domlec awarded four students with scholarships based on merit and need, and two of the students are the children of employees of the company.Dominica Vibes News Share EducationLocalNewsSecondary Domlec Scholarship Program goes beyond providing stationary and allowances by: – August 12, 2011 Share Sharecenter_img Tweet 30 Views   no discussions Sharing is caring!last_img

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