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MoBay’s Brooke-Anne Bowen Awarded BOJ Scholarship

Her plan is to become one of Jamaica’s esteemed economists, a multifaceted asset to the banking sector, a financial analyst, and a consultant. 

At age 22, this is Brooke-Anne Bowen’s state of mind, and age is in her favour.

The University of the West Indies, Western Jamaica Campus (WJC), first-class honours graduate made history last week when she was awarded the prestigious Bank of Jamaica G. Arthur Brown Memorial Scholarship.

It is a first for the campus, and the Montego Bay High alumna will read for a master’s in economics at the university’s Mona campus. Already, she boasts a double major in banking and finance, and economics.

“What this has done is lifted the profile of the Western Jamaica Campus. It is a very good campus in terms of lecturers. The student-to-lecturer ratio there is very good. My experience there was incredible,” Bowen told The Gleaner. Read More

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