Scholarship & Grant Awardees

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Lorine Charles
Lorine Charles
Receiving the CTO Foundation Scholarship not only allowed me to enhance my educational background, but permitted me to experience and appreciate other cultures. Since completing the MSC program, I have maintained an active…
Saint Lucia
Lornel Mack CTO foundation scholar
Lornel Mack
Tourism is a multifaceted industry as tourists have become increasingly knowledgeable and are, in many cases, more interested in an experience than in a destination itself. This becomes a challenge especially for a small…
Antigua and Barbuda
Marsha Banton
Marsha Banton
One of the most exciting and humbling moments in my life thus far, was the day that the Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) contacted me in July 2013 to inform me that my scholarship application was successful. In September…
Jamaica
Monique Jacob-Ducler
Monique Jacob-Ducler
I come from a home where education is a pivotal part of life, and we were encouraged to learn as much as possible. I chose Tourism as my undergraduate major over Business Administration and through studying Tourism…
Dominica
Nadine Valentine
Nadine Valentine
I felt impressed to pursue the MSc in Tourism and Hospitality Management because my work experiences were predominantly in the areas of customer service and tourism offered the most dynamic environment in which I could use…
Jamaica
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Nigel Peters
I feel extremely privileged to have been awarded a grant this year. I was a bit hesitant at first about applying because I knew that many other outstanding students would be applying as well, but I am happy that I did.…
Dominica
Nikisha Rabess
Nikisha Rabess
Growing up on the Nature Island, Dominica, tourism has been a main source of revenue for the island, and my passion for tourism marketing affords me the opportunity to help promote and preserve Dominica’s unique cultural…
Dominica
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Nyssa Pierre
Receiving a scholarship from the Foundation is truly an honour. I am certain there were many applicants from across the region, all of whom would have brought a different focus and individual missions. To be recognized as…
Trinidad and Tobago
Patricia Smith
Patricia Smith
In September 2007, I attended my first class at the University of the West Indies, Mona, Jamaica.   Though excited to be enrolled as a post graduate student, swirling through my mind was my inability to cover the cost for my…
Jamaica
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Peter Thompson
Upon receiving the scholarship acceptance letter, I could not believe my eyes that it was true– my joy was so overwhelming! Thank you for such a thorough evaluation of my achievements and your belief in my promising future.…
Jamaica
Priya Ramsumair
Priya Ramsumair
The scholarship contributed to the cost of my tuition which allowed me to pursue my desired course of study, MSc Tourism Development, at the University of Surrey.  The CTO scholarship afforded me with the opportunity to…
Trinidad and Tobago
Quinta Clarke
Quinta Clarke
For years I had wanted to improve myself by completing a course at the Culinary Institute of America but it was only a dream because of my shaky financial situation. When I learned that study grants were available I jumped…
Barbados