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CUC's reputation as a major and important employer of Caymanians is only matched now by the Company's attitude towards developing this talent and ensuring the path towards career enhancement is clear.

The Company recognises that an ongoing human resource development programme is essential to ensure the continued growth and success of CUC. We are therefore committed to providing our employees with the training necessary to excel in their respective fields and to ensure that they are afforded the opportunity to assume positions of increasing responsibility within the organisation.

Periodically, CUC awards Electrical/Mechanical Engineering or Technician Scholarships for a four-year or two-year course leading to a Degree in Electrical/Mechanical Engineering or a Diploma in Electrical or Mechanical Technology, tenable at a University or Technology/Technician Institute in the Caribbean, United States or Canada.

In the past, the Company has awarded several scholarships to employees in the Financial Services industry, who have gone on to gain their degrees in Finance, Accounting and Business Administration.

Commenting on the Company's successful Scholarship Programme, Richard Hew, President & CEO, adds, "CUC's best investments are those made in the training and development of its people, in particular the young generation of Caymanians, who must be well prepared to meet the responsibilities of the long-term success of the Company. We congratulate our scholarship recipients on embracing this opportunity and challenge and wish them every success in their studies."

 

2016 Scholarship Recipient

2016 Scholarship Recipient

Andrew received a two-year scholarship to complete a Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering at Pennsylvania State University in the United States.

Andrew returned to the Company for his third summer as an intern gaining exposure within the Instrumentation Control System group of the Electrical Maintenance Department.

He aspires to be an Electrical Engineer focusing on power engineering and control engineering with a keen interest in renewable energy.

2016 Scholarship Recipient

2016 Scholarship Recipient

Bianca received a one-year scholarship to complete an Associate’s degree in Engineering Technology at the University College of the Cayman Islands. Upon completion, she plans to pursue a Bachelor’s degree in Engineering overseas.

Bianca began her internship with CUC in March 2016 gaining experience in the Engineering Services and Electrical Maintenance departments. She aspires to become an Electrical Engineer.

2016 Scholarship Recipient

2016 Scholarship Recipient

James received a three-year scholarship to complete a Bachelor’s degree in Electrical and Electronic Engineering at the University of Bristol in the United Kingdom.

James returned to CUC this year for his third summer as an intern expanding his knowledge and gaining new experience in the Electrical Maintenance Department.

2016 Scholarship Recipient

2016 Scholarship Recipient

Derricka received a one-year scholarship towards completion of her ‘A’ Levels at Cayman Prep and High School. She is studying Business, Spanish, Travel and Tourism, and English Literature.

After completing her ‘A’ Levels, she plans to attend university to study accounting. Derricka hopes to work with CUC in the future.

2016 Scholarship Recipient

2016 Scholarship Recipient

Isaiah received a one-year scholarship to complete his ‘A’ Levels at St. Ignatius Catholic High School. He is studying Information Technology, Mathematics, Biology and Physics.

Isaiah aspires to be a software engineer and sees himself working in artificial intelligence after completing university studies.

2015 Scholarship Recipient

2015 Scholarship Recipient

In 2015, Odayne Lynch received a two-year scholarship to study Electrical Engineering Technology at Conestoga College in Kitchener, Canada.

Odayne joined the Systems Operations Department in 2011 and transferred to the Mechanical Maintenance Department in 2014.

2013 Scholarship Recipient

2013 Scholarship Recipient

In 2013, Heric Moxam received a two-year scholarship to study Engineering Technology at Conestoga College in Kitchener, Canada and in September 2014, he began his studies. In May 2016, he graduated with an Electrical Engineering Technician diploma with Distinction and returned to the Company to assume the position of Engineering Technician in the Transmission & Distribution (T&D) Planning Department.

Heric joined the Line Operations Department in August 2005 and transferred to the T&D Planning Department in August 2012.

2013 Scholarship Recipient

2013 Scholarship Recipient

In 2013, Jason Burke received a three-year scholarship to complete a Bachelor's of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering at the University of Exeter in the United Kingdom.

Jason began his studies in September 2014.

He joined CUC's Mechanical Maintenance Department in August 1995.

2013 Scholarship Recipient

2013 Scholarship Recipient

In 2013, Nicholas Scott received a partial scholarship to complete a Bachelor's of Science degree in Electrical Engineering at the Florida Institute of Technology in Melbourne, Florida.

Nicholas has been enrolled in the Company's Summer Student Programme sice 2012.

2013 Scholarship Recipent

2013 Scholarship Recipent

In 2013, Jimmy Whorms-Bodden received a one-year scholarship to complete his studies in Mechanical Maintenance and Control at Durham College in Oshawa, Canada.

In May 2014, Jimmy returned to the Company following his graduation and now holds the position of Production Planner in the Electrical Maintenance Department .

2009 Scholarship Recipients:

2009 Scholarship Recipients:
In 2009, Waide Watler, Business Support Technician in the Information Technology (IT) Department, was awarded a partial scholarship from the Company to pursue a Bachelor's degree in Computer Science from Nova Southeastern University in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.
 
In July 2010, Waide began his two-year study leave and in July 2012, he returned to the Company following his graduation from Nova Southeastern University with his degree.

Waide originally joined the Company's IT Department in May 2006 as a Computer Technician.

2008 Scholarship Recipients:

2008 Scholarship Recipients:
In 2008, two scholarships were awarded to Joshua Ebanks (left) and Corey Miller.
 
Joshua Ebanks, a longtime summer student with CUC, returned to the Company in January 2010 following his graduation from the University of Central Florida in Orlando with a Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering Technology.
 
In December 2007, Joshua graduated with an Associate's degree in Electrical Engineering from Broward Community College in Miami and in May 2008 began studies at the University of Central Florida
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Corey Miller, another summer student, was awarded an engineering scholarship to pursue a Bachelor's of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from Florida International University in Miami. Corey began his studies in August 2008 and graduated from Florida International University in December 2012. He returned to the Company in January 2013.

2007 Scholarship Recipients:

2007 Scholarship Recipients:
In 2007, two members of the Systems Operations Department, Dillon Evans (left) and Marshall Watler, were awarded two-year technician scholarships to Texas State Technical College in Waco, Texas.
 
Dillon began his studies in January 2007 and Marshall joined him in August 2007.
 
In December 2008, Dillon returned to CUC following his graduation from Texas State Technical College with Honours and a double Associate's degree in Facilities Engineering and Management and Industrial Systems and Technology.
 
In March 2009, following a Company-wide cross training programme, Dillon was promoted to Production Technician II in the Systems Operations Department.
 
In April 2010, Dillon was promoted to Supervisor Systems Auxiliaries and Condition Monitoring.
 
Marshall returned to the Company in September 2009 following his graduation from Texas State Technical College also with Honours and a double Associate's degree in Facilities Engineering and Industrial Systems and Technology.
 
In November 2009, following his Company-wide cross training programme, Marshall resumed his role as Senior Supervisor Systems Operations, the position he held before heading off to college.