CCRIF Invites Applications for 2018 Scholarships and Internships

CCRIF Scholarship Programme

Provides scholarships to individuals to pursue a master’s degree in hazard/disaster related disciplines at Caribbean universities (other than UWI) as well as institutions the United States, United Kingdom and Canada. Deadline May 31 2018.

http://www.ccrif.org/content/scholarship

CCRIF-UWI Scholarship Programme

Provides scholarships to students at UWI for undergraduate and post-graduate study in fields such as natural resource management, climate change, meteorology, geography/geology and civil/environmental engineering

Deadlines: Postgraduate scholarships: May 25 2018 | Undergraduate scholarships: May 31 2018

http://www.ccrif.org/content/programmes/ccrif-uwi-scholarship 

Regional Internship Programme

Provides opportunities for university graduates who have specialized in the areas of disaster risk management, environmental management, actuarial science, geography, climate studies and other similar areas to be assigned to national and regional organizations for practical work assignments. Deadline May 31 2018.

http://www.ccrif.org/content/regional-internship-programme 

TCIG continuing its educational sessions on the Tobacco Control Ordinance

The Department of Mental Health and Substance Dependence within the Ministry of Health Agriculture, Sports and Human Services wishes to inform the general public that it will be continuing its educational sessions on the Tobacco Control Ordinance on the following islands:

North and Middle Caicos – May 10thth 10:00 am, Department of Mental Health and Substance Dependence Office/Youth Activity Centre, Kew North Caicos (opposite Hubert James Primary School)

South Caicos - May 17th 11:30 am, Department of Mental Health and Substance Dependence Office, Basden Hill, South Caicos (The office location is shared with the Immigration Department)

Owners of Restaurants, Bars, Hotels and anyone involved in the sale of tobacco products are urged to attend this important meeting.

As a means of continuing to protect public health, there will be increased enforcement in this area. Therefore, it is imperative for the public to equip themselves with information so that they are not found in conflict with the law.

For further information about the Tobacco Control Ordinance contact the Mental Health and Substance Abuse Department at: 338-3613 in Grand Turk, and 338-4737 in Providenciales or visit our Facebook page at www.facebook.com/TCIDMHSD