News Release: HAMILTON, Bermuda – Athene Holding Ltd (Athene) and its subsidiary Athene Life Re Ltd (ALRe) held a reception event on November 15 to honour and recognize the seven 2021 recipients of the Athene Scholarship. Founded in 2019, the Athene Scholarship program is designed to help build the future workforce in Bermuda in areas that align with business needs.

The Athene Scholarship covers the full costs of each student’s associate degree program and required books. It is available to students attending Bermuda College who have financial need and meet a minimum GPA requirement.

The scholarship supports students pursuing associate degrees in Accounting, Actuarial Science, Business, Economics, Finance, Human Resources, Information Technology, Insurance & Risk Management, Legal Studies or Mathematics.

The Fall 2021 Athene Scholarship recipients and their areas of study are as follows:

  • Lexus Brites, Human Resources
  • Talliyah Butterfield, Accounting
  • Sara Costa, Project/Business Management
  • Mya Peets, Accounting
  • Amanda Richardson, Accounting and Human Resources
  • Destani Warner, Actuarial Science
  • Zarreko Wilson, Business

Dr Duranda Greene, Bermuda College President, said: “On behalf of Bermuda College, I express our gratitude to Athene for its continued support of Bermuda College and our students. These students distinguished themselves academically and the generous scholarships remove financial barriers, thus enabling the students to focus on their studies as they pursue the next steps on their educational journey. Congratulations to this year’s Athene Scholarship recipients.

“Celebrating the Athene Scholarship recipients is always an exciting time for Athene. We believe all students deserve an education to build a strong foundation for their future and have seen that dream come to life through the scholarship program,” said Natasha Scotland Courcy, SVP, General Counsel and Chief Operating Officer of ALRe. 

“We take immense pride in our role in developing the next generation of talent. Over the past three years, 23 students have received the Athene Scholarship. Many of the past recipients have graduated and are taking the next step in their professional careers. As these students begin seeking employment, we hope to be their top choice as they continue developing their talents after the completion of their education.”

  • Top Feature Photo: Lexus Brites, Talliyah Butterfield, Sara Costa, Mya Peets, Amanda Richardson, Destani Warner and Zarreko Wilson – Athene Scholarship Recipients