Two Guyanese nationals off to Massachusetts on Noble scholarships

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Two deserving students, Dianna Persaud and Kavita Singh, have embarked on their higher education dreams at the Massachusetts Maritime Academy, a public university located in Buzzards Bay, Massachusetts. Noble Corporation, a critical drilling company for Exxon’s Guyana operations, has awarded these two young talents fully paid four-year scholarships, paving the way for them to earn bachelor’s degrees in Maritime Transportation.

The selection process for this prestigious scholarship was rigorous, with over a hundred applicants vying for the opportunity. To secure their spots, candidates had to meet specific qualifications and submit compelling essays outlining the purpose of their candidacy, Noble explained in a LinkedIn post. Among the sea of talented individuals, Persaud and Singh emerged as the recipients of this life-changing opportunity.

Persaud and Singh will also have the chance to gain hands-on experience as interns next summer, with the Noble family.

Noble Corporation had announced, earlier this year, four fully paid scholarships for students pursuing bachelor’s degrees in Maritime Transportation or Maritime Engineering. In addition to covering tuition fees; the award extends to providing comprehensive support, including room and board, books, and round-trip travel to the Massachusetts Maritime Academy.

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Furthermore, Noble Corporation’s approach aligns with Guyana’s efforts to foster local content development through training and education. Upon graduation, these talented individuals will join the Noble team, bringing their expertise and knowledge back to serve Guyana.

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