Hallmarks of Labour Foundation is pleased to announce the commencement of the 2nd phase of its Scholarship programme for the 2009/2010 academic session. The Foundation, which granted scholarship to 81 indigent secondary and tertiary students from the 3 Warri Local Governments last year will this year expand the scope of the programme to cover four (4) more Local Governments in Delta State. The benefiting Local Governments are Bomadi, Burutu, Warri, Uvwie and Okpe.
According to the Executive Secretary of the Foundation, Mrs. Patricia Otuedon-Arawore, the scholarship is directed at helping indigent secondary school students from Government schools only who may have been affected by communal clashes or crises, and who otherwise would have been unable to further their education.Â Â Â :
The programme is aimed at uplifting:Â Â Â â€¢the educational standards of the youths of the Niger Delta;
â€¢boost their confidence and give them hope to pursue positive goals in life;
â€¢ support and encourage them towards the optimum realization of their potentials and;
â€¢ inculcate in them a sense of belonging and responsible citizenship.;
On receipt of application forms, eligible candidates will be expected to write an aptitude test, followed by an interview after which successful candidates will be chosen.
The Hallmarks of Labour Foundation Secondary School Scholarship Award is tenable for six years i.e JSS. I to SSS.3 but renewable every school year on presentation of yearly stamped and duly signed school results.
Interested candidates who must be from Government schools are requested to pick up their form at the Headquarters ofÂ the said Local Government Areas from August 20 2009. All forms must be returned by September 30,2009.