Sharmallison Guyana Scholarship

Abraham’s Tent, through donations from the Sharmallison Fund, is pleased to offer six (6) scholarships, of up to $225,000 GYD ($1,100 USD) each, to high school seniors who will attend a college, university, or vocational/technical school in September 2019.

A stipend of GYD$40,000 each will also be awarded to five (5) students enrolled at the Upper Corentyne Technical Training Center. In addition, two stipends of GYD$50,000 each, will be awarded to graduating students of this institution who are desirous of furthering their studies.



  • Be a current high school student who will graduate during the 2018-19 school year

  • Plan to pursue a degree/certificate at an accredited post-secondary institution in Guyana

  • Have a current GPA of 85 /3.0 / B or higher


  • Resumé listing awards, extra-curricular activities, volunteer experience, and/or work experience

  • 3 Letters of recommendation (from teachers, counselor, employers, etc.)

  • Completed application questions

  • Essay based on the prompt below

  • Parents’/guardians’ completed 2017 tax returns, if available


  • Agree to “pay it forward” and help others by volunteering with Abraham’s Tent after graduation

  • Maintain a C+ average post-secondary, in order to be eligible to receive additional scholarship monies each year

FRIDAY, may 31, 2019 AT 11:59 P.M.