For decades Republic Bank has been engaged in making a difference in communities throughout Grenada. Our philanthropic programmes have been focused on developing the skills, talent and intellectual prowess of the people of Grenada and the Caribbean archipelago. Through our support of community outreach programmes, sport, culture, poverty alleviation, education and entrepreneurship we have continued to partner with individuals and groups in the communities in which we operate to promote self-sufficiency, development and hope for the future.
Current Press Releases October 2013 - December 2013
Republic Bank Rewards Top CXC Performer and Awards Bursaries to UWI Students - $20,440.00
Republic Bank Managing Director with UWI Local Head, Dr. Curtis Jacobs and Bursary Recipients
Presentation to Top CXC Performer (Josh H.P. Henry)
St. George's, Grenada - October 11, 2013: Republic Bank is pleased to continue supporting the development of young people, through education.
The 2013 Top CXC Performer, Josh H.P. Henry, a graduate of the Grenada Boys' Secondary School, was awarded $1,000 for his outstanding performance in this year's CXC Examinations. In presenting the award, Managing Director, Keith Johnson applauded Josh for his achievement and encouraged him to continue striving for excellence.
Josh, a student at the T.A. Marryshow Community College, thanked the Bank for the gesture and promised to continue working diligently in his pursuit to become a mechanical engineer.
For the 2013/2014 academic year, fifteen (15) Grenadians received bursaries under the Bank's ongoing Bursary Programme with the University of the West Indies - Open Campus.
Mr. Johnson again encouraged the recipients to work hard in their pursuit of academic advancement and pledged the Bank's commitment to continue empowering Grenadians, through education.
Nineteen Thousand, Four Hundred and Forty Dollars ($19,440) was disbursed to qualified students for semester I. A total of $60,000 is reserved annually by Republic Bank for education assistance - $40,000 for its Bursary programme, and $20,000 for the Scholarship programme.
The Republic Bank Bursary Programme has, to date, expended $137,810 to assist several Grenadians who are otherwise unable to study full time at a UWI Campus. Disbursement is based on academic ability and case of need.