About Us

About Next Move Jamaica International, Inc.

Founded in 2012, Next Move Jamaica International, Inc. (NMJ International) empowers Jamaican families with the knowledge and resources to successfully complete a higher education, while providing scholarships, bursaries, school supplies, resume and interview preparations and support services to as many exceptional Jamaican students as possible.

NMJ International strives to make college and university education a top priority for every Jamaican family, mobilizing our community to proactively advance that goal – each individual, in every way we can. NMJ International seeks to give its Scholars all the tools they need to do well in their course work, graduate, enter a profession, excel, help lead our nation going forward, and mentor the generations to come. 

As a New York State based registered not-for-profit organization supporting higher education in Jamaica, the Next Move Jamaica International foundation has awarded over JM$4.7million in scholarships, school supplies and provides a range of ancillary programs for students, Next Move Jamaica International Scholars, and parents. 

Our Purpose:

  • Next Move Jamaica International was established for the charitable purpose of aiding students of Jamaica, the Caribbean and descendants of Caribbean nations to cover the cost of education through scholarships and grants.

Our Goals:

  • Build a scholarship alliance of corporate and philanthropic partners
  • Establish a nation committed to increasing student college degree attainment
  • Ensure every Jamaican household has at least one college graduate, inspiring and mentoring others in the family and community.
  • Increase scholarship funding awareness in Jamaica and other developing countries



Our Impact:

Increasing University/College Experience
    • Increased scholarship awareness in Jamaica by 21%
    • College resources delivered to 3,000 households
    • Over 1.1 million web visitors
    • 20,000+ including National Scholarship Digest (NSD) publications


Providing Scholarships and other Financial Resources
    • Over JM$4.7 Million in scholarships since 2012
    • Over 15 scholarships awarded annually
    • Over two thirds are first generation and low-income
    • Over 52 student beneficiaries since 2012


Supporting Student Achievements
  • Hosted 5 award ceremonies and career workshops
  • 3 Next Move Jamaica International Scholar Chapters on local university campuses
  • Resume and interview coaching, with college and admissions writing preparation seminars
  • Career Center – internship opportunities with Next Move Jamaica International partner organizations



Get In Touch
Next Move Jamaica International, Inc.
700 Ocean Ave, Apt 6K, Brooklyn, NY 11226 |
19 Central Path, Calabar Mews, Kingston 20, Jamaica W.I.
USA: 1 (646) 463.3669 |  JAM: 1 (876) 370. 4799