Victoria Mutual Scholarship
Investing in the Future
For over 30 years the VM Group has given a Head Start to over 1600 students at all educational levels because we believe that a truly independent society is an educated one. We consider it an honour to be able to reward our best and brightest youth Members for their progressive achievements. We specialise in making the educational goals of our student savers a reality by offering scholarships, bursaries and grants to PEP and tertiary level students.
Become a VM Foundation Scholar
To be VM Foundation Scholar means that you have exhibited scholastic achievement but require financial support on your journey towards gaining a sound education. As part of its commitment to education, the VM Foundation is pleased to provide six tiers of scholarships and bursaries to VM Members that have demonstrated achievement and verifiable community involvement.
The VM Junior Plan “Head-Start” Scholarship and PEP Bursary
This scholarship and bursary are for students who have completed PEP in the year of application and will be starting school. The top performing student in each county is selected for the PEP “Head-Start” Scholarship valued at $50,000.00 and top performing students across all parishes will be chosen for a one-time PEP Bursary valued at $50,000.00. All applicants must have an active VMBS account..
Secondary Level – VM Future Plan ‘Head-Start’ Scholarship
This scholarship is for students who will be starting tertiary education in the year of application at a local tertiary institution. The scholarship has a maximum 4-year tenure and is awarded to 3 students. Each scholarship has a ceiling of two hundred thousand ($200,000.00) dollars, which is awarded each year. All applicants must have an active VMBS account.
Tertiary Level – VM Master Plan ‘Head-Start’ Scholarship
This scholarship is a one-time scholarship offered to a student who will be starting the final year of an undergraduate or master’s degree programme. The scholarship is valued at two hundred thousand ($200,000.00) dollars. All applicants must have an active VMBS account.
The VM STEM “Head-Start’ Scholarship
This scholarship is awarded to a student who will be starting tertiary education in the area of Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics. One applicant will be awarded each year for a maximum of four (4) years, or whichever shorter at three hundred thousand ($300,000.00) dollars. All applicants must have an active VMBS account.