Apply For The GraceKennedy Jamaican Birthright Programme

The Birthright Programme, introduced in 2004, seeks to deepen ties with second and third generation Jamaicans living in the United States, U.K. and Canada. The programme targets university students whose parents or grandparents were originally from Jamaica.

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    All fields with * are marked as mandatory.

    Please ensure that you have read the terms and conditions carefully before applying, if you are not in agreement, do not submit an application.

    Please include the following with your application form:

    An official Transcript (sent directly from the university) & your educational and character references should be sent to no later than November 30)

    Personal Details

    Jamaican Parent/Grandparent Details


    Educational Institutions Attended

    Special Skills


    Extracurricular Activities*

    Areas of Interest*

    For each reference below, please give us the person's name, phone number, and e-mail address. They should submit the letter of recommendation to no later than November 30. In respect to the references below, I, the Applicant, hereby freely and voluntarily waive any right, which I may have to any information contained in the recommendation which may be provided by any person in respect of my application and I agree that the contents of such recommendation shall remain confidential as between the provider of the same and GraceKennedy Limited.

    Educational Reference

    Character Reference

    Character reference should not be a relative.

    How did you hear about the programme?*