a strategic corporate partner, Cable & Wireless perceives its
role as extending beyond the provision of telecommunications services.
This wider role of contributing to the overall development of Grenada
translates into tangible support for educational, cultural and sporting
activities. Recognising the role of education in the development
of our young people, this programme was initiated.
It was noted
that there were and still are many unfortunate children who, due
to financial constraints, are unable to attain a secondary education.
In 1991, the Company embarked on a venture whereby twelve (12) needy
students were awarded five (5) year scholarships.
Each year twelve
(12) new students are granted five (5) year scholarships while a
further three (3) students are granted one (1) year scholarships.
The recipients are from throughout the tri-island state.
selected based on academic merit and financial need, by a committee
comprising the Ministry of Education and Cable & Wireless.