Energy Company BP Trinidad and Tobago increases the intake of students in its Brighter Prospects Scholarship Programme.
In a media release Monday, BPTT said this year the intake of the programme has increased from thirty students in 2020 to fifty-four students, which includes three post-graduate students.
It said there are also twenty-four continuing students who are at various stages of their academic programmes.
The company its Brighter Prospects students pursue a diverse range of academic pursuits, have phenomenal success rates and most of them gain employment within six months of graduation.
Open to residents of Mayaro and environs, Brighter Prospects is one of BPTT’s flagship programmes in its myriad social investment initiatives.
Started in 2003, the programme provides financial assistance to students who gain access to tertiary education at approved institutions.
Since inception, the programme has provided more than six hundred scholarships, producing more than four hundred graduates.
Beyond the financial assistance, the company provides additional support such as academic guidance and motivational sessions.
The bpTT scholarship programme has been enhanced over the years to cover a wide range of tertiary education studies and this year students have explored new areas of study including Environmental Science and Sustainable Technology as well as Renewable Energy Technology.