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Belize Bank announces its 2023 scholarship recipients

Posted: Tuesday, August 1, 2023. 6:01 pm CST.

By Breaking Belize News Staff: Fourteen students from across Belize have been awarded scholarships by The Belize Bank Limited to continue their academic journeys. The recipients, from every corner of the country, were announced in a ceremony where they were celebrated for their accomplishments and potential.

This marks the eleventh year of the Belize Bank Scholarship Program, which has now provided over 160 deserving Belizean students with access to higher education.

The scholarship recipients are divided into two categories. High school students are awarded full tuition and a book grant, while the sixth form students receive full tuition coverage.

The High School Scholarship Recipients for 2023 are:

  • Audrina Arevalo
  • Makiya Wade
  • Victor Young
  • Kevin Calderon
  • Mackenzy August
  • Natanael Chuc
  • David Burgos Jr.
  • Joseph Cal

The Sixth Form Scholarship Recipients for 2023 are:

  • Akeem Arnold
  • Ilia Ruiz
  • Samuel Gilharry
  • Emanuel Ortiz
  • Tiara Castillo
  • Sueidy Torres

The bank’s commitment goes beyond mere financial assistance. They also provide mentoring support through the Retail Branch Managers, who work closely with the scholars. These managers are responsible for monitoring and building relationships with the students to guide them through their academic journey, adding a personal touch to the scholarship program.

The recipients were chosen based on their academic achievements, community involvement, and financial need. The support provided by the Belize Bank Scholarship Program ensures that these promising young individuals have the tools and resources to pursue their dreams, strengthening the nation’s human capital in the process.

Belize Bank’s ongoing commitment to education is a beacon of corporate responsibility and represents a vital investment in the country’s future. The 2023 Scholarship Recipients stand as a testament to the positive impact that such initiatives can have on individual lives and the community as a whole.


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