GOVERNMENT ANNOUNCES BARRY MONCRIEFFE SCHOLARSHIP

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The Ministry of Culture and Entertainment will offer a scholarship in the name of the late Barrington Moncrieffe for at the Edna Manley College of the Visual and Performing Arts.

Minister Olivia Grange, made the announcement of the scholarship at a memorial service at the Little Theatre in her tribute to the late former dancer, teacher and Artistic Director of the National Dance Theatre Company.

The Minister said the scholarship, for a dance student, will remove barriers to higher education which Barry Moncrieffe was committed to doing.

The scholarship, in the amount of $250,000 per year, will be available as of September 2020 to a student of the School of Dance who has completed the first year of the degree programme with a Grade Point Average of at least 3.0.