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2019 EY Bahamas Jamaine McFall Memorial Scholarship

  • Nassau, Bahamas
  • Accounting / Management control

Job description

Are you ready to build a better working world? EY is where you put theory into practiceand start to stretch yourself. Where you’re encouraged and supported to succeed. Whereyou can start to make your ambitions a reality. The EY Scholarship is designed to help youachieve that potential from day one.

The EY Scholarship is awarded annually to a student in each of our Bahamas, Bermuda, British Virgin Islands and Cayman Islands locations. This program will offer participants financial support toward their degree as well as the opportunity to gain practical experience as an intern within the region during school breaks.

The EY Scholarship is valued at up to US$30,000 per annum and is renewable for up to a maximum of five years until the recipient has completed the minimum educational requirements to qualify for a professional license.

Successful applicants must be looking for career experience in a dynamic environment and enrolled full-time at an approved college or university; working toward a bachelor’s or master’s degree in Accounting, Finance, Computer Science, Actuarial Science, Mathematics, Data Analytics or other appropriate major with a strong academic record.

Applications are accepted on an annual basis from January 1 to April 15, where after a selection committee will award the scholarship in late May. Unsuccessful candidates will receive a notification by email.

All scholarship recipients, should they qualify, agree to pursue full-time employment with EY for a minimum period of three years after they have completed the educational requirements in their course of study. In addition, each recipient will be expected to sign a contract accepting the terms and conditions of the EY Scholarship Program and an Expense Recovery Agreement. The selection committee reserves the right to withhold the scholarship in any given year if a suitable recipient is not identified.

To qualify, candidates must:
·  Maintain a minimum 3.3 grade point average(GPA) collectively and within your major
·  Submit official transcripts at the end of eachsemester for committee review
·  Provide receipts and other documentation insupport of the various expenses incurred (i.e.,tuition, mandatory fees, books and housing) atthe end of each semester
·  Accept employment as an intern for a minimumof eight weeks at a local EY office duringsummer school breaks
·  Qualify and obtain relevant professional licensewithin three years of beginning full-timeemployment
Required documents:
• CV/résumé along with any certificates
• Cover letter outlining career aspirations and why you should be awarded EY Scholarship.
• Proof of citizenship (i.e., Cayman, Bermuda, Bahamas or BVI citizenship).
• Official university or high school transcript for current academic year
• Two references; one academic and one personal
• Details of program cost per year (tuition, room and board, books)

Ernst & Young LLP, an equal opportunity employer, values the diversity of our workforce and the knowledge of our people.