• July 3, 2023
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Scholarship Background

The Errol Ziadie Memorial Scholarship has been established to honour the memory of former MGI (Insurance Brokers) Ltd chairman, Errol Ziadie who was a prominent figure in the Insurance Industry. Before his passing, Ziadie was instrumental in the merger of the new entity BCMG Insurance Brokers Limited and the aim is for this scholarship to be just another of his outstanding legacies.

This scholarship targets persons who are already working in the insurance industry but do not yet have certification.

Frequently Asked Questions

Each candidate is to submit a completed application form with all supporting documents to, College of Insurance & Professional Studies, 3a Richmond Avenue, Kingston 10. NO LATER THAN Friday, August 11, 2023. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

A. Two letters of reference:

  • Professional – from a supervisor or colleague who can speak to your professional responsibilities and accomplishments.
  • Character Reference

B. Two recent passport size photographs

C. Certified copies of Official transcript of grades or similar proof of academic standing

College of Insurance & Professional Studies

The scholarship applications open on July 3, 2023 and will close on August 11, 2023.

a. Must be interested in the General Insurance field.

b. Must meet the following academic qualifications or maturity requirements:

Academic Qualifications
– A minimum of four (4) passes at CXC General Proficiency grade 1 OR
– A minimum of four (4) passes at GCE O’levels grades A-B
These passes must include English Language and Mathematics (or a mathematical subject)


Maturity Requirement
– Minimum age of 25 years
– Have passes English and Mathematics at the levels mentioned above
– Be employed in the insurance industry at a supervisory level

c. Must be at least 18 years of age at the time of application submission.

The scholarship will cover the full tuition of the Certified Insurance Technician Course over two years. This is valued at 245,000 JMD.

The scholarship will be awarded to one person.

Once the applications are received, a panel from BCMG Insurance Brokers and CIPS will review the applications based on qualifications and essay question response. Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted to attend an interview with the panel before a final decision is made.

College of Insurance & Professional Studies
Tel: 929-3340/2/3
Website: www.cipsonline.edu.jm
E-mail: info@cipsonline.edu.jm