Through synergistic partnerships and investment in our communities, the Foundation seeks to achieve its objectives and in so doing, have a meaningful and measurable impact in the communities in which we operate.
Scholarships and Bursaries:
Education is the platform for lifelong success, and together with the University of the West Indies (UWI), St. Augustine Campus, on an annual basis, Scotiabank provides financial assistance through bursaries to students of the institution. The partnership benefits eight (8) students who achievement of GPA Grade Average of 3.0+ over each academic year in Years 1-3. Students are also selected based on financial need and are pursuing studies related to Finance/Accounting/Computer Science, providing them with a vital tool that helps young people unlock opportunities and discover their full potential.
Scotiabank is proud to have been partnering with the University for over 20 years.
Youth in the Community:
Now in its 6th year, the Scotiabank Youth in the Community programme aims to develop young people in a holistic way, helping them become successful, well-rounded individuals, who contribute positively to society. In its 6 years of operation, through a partnership with the Scouts Association of Trinidad and Tobago and Families in Action, the Scotiabank Youth in the Community programme has impacted over 550 students. Through dynamic coaching sessions and mentorship, participants are equipped with critical life skills such as goal setting, team work, resolution conflict and leadership skills.
The Scotiabank Foundation provides support to:
- Registered charitable organizations
- Universities, schools and educational programs
- Health and welfare charities
- Youth organizations
- Arts organizations with a focus on young people in the community
- Community services organizations