BSc. Tourism Management
University of the West Indies
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. I am grateful for the financial support, which will enable me to continue my studies at the University of the West Indies.
I am truly honoured to be a recipient of a scholarship from the CTO Foundation. My mother has spent the last 20 years taking care of me. Now I have a chance to do something to help her. Winning this award shows that all my hard work and dedication have come to fruition and proves to me that with God at the helm, all things are possible.
The CTO Foundation Scholarship has given me the financial freedom to focus on my passion for tourism, an opportunity that I have always dreamed of doing. I appreciate the support for my academic goals and would encourage any other enthusiastic students to apply for scholarships from this organization.
Thank you CTO for developing a future leader in Caribbean Tourism! My appreciation for this organization will always be emanated in my future successes.
UPDATE JUNE 2023
I am writing to express my deepest gratitude for sponsoring my tertiary education. The journey was difficult, but I am pleased you remained committed to seeing me finish.
I present Mr. Peter Thompson, BSc. in Tourism Management, Management Studies Minor, with Second Upper-Class Honours.
I would not have achieved this milestone without your support and encouragement.
Before starting university, I faced many financial issues that made me feel like pursuing higher education was an unrealistic dream. However, your financial assistance helped me tremendously to navigate university, feeling that I had a purpose there. The foundation gave me hope when I had lost it and provided a path for me to follow toward achieving my goals.
Throughout my years in university, I have grown both personally and academically. I have gained new knowledge, skills, and experiences that will be invaluable as I embark on my next life phase. I have alsolearned the value of hard work, perseverance, and determination, which I will carry throughout my career.
Reflecting on my journey, I am humbled to have had such an amazing sponsor who saw my potential and invested in my future. Your generosity has helped me to achieve my dreams and inspired me to pay it forward and continue to inspire others. I promise to use my education and experiences to impact my community and beyond positively.
Once again, thank you for making my dreams a reality. Your support has given me the courage andconfidence to pursue my passion for tourism and create a bright future. I truly appreciate everything you have done for me, and I look forward to staying in touch and keeping you updated on my progress.