61 students have received Scholarships from the Government

The Government of St. Vincent and the Grenadines has awarded 61 scholarships to students who excelled at the 2021 Caribbean Advanced Proficiency Examinations (CAPE) and Associate Degree Programmes offered at the St. Vincent and the Grenadines Community College:

A release from the Prime Minister’s Office says seven National Scholarships, tenable for five years have been awarded to

1Adiah Summyah Holder Prime Minister’s Award  
2Deck-qua-lanie Shenniqua Maurice Simmons Sir Frederick Ballantyne Award  
3Elrias Jr Keyondre Williams Sir James Fitz-Allen Mitchell Award  
4Donecia Xonell Charles  Parnel R. Campbell Awardd    
5Tiyana Linelle Zonique Roberts Pearl Best Award  
6Shoné Petra Warrican Isabella Ferdinand-Samuel Award  
7Ashantaé Sharonique Shakem Williams Leopold Anthony Award

In addition 16 National Exhibition Scholarships, each tenable for three  years have been awarded to:

1Anwon Dells
2Denai Shimeira Alexander
3Jayden Saveesh Bissessar
4Minchu Nia Maurice Keizer
5N’Yah Ethline Mc Kenzie
6Hosea Dominique Nichols
7Oniefa Tish Nickie
8Zuania Edencia Sabena Baptiste
9Shaunté Patience Martha Da Santos
10Kyle Joshua Kazim John
11Wesley Jeffrey Jean-Louis Ottley
12Damita Felicia Browne
13Jovianne Kabili Edwards
14Lavinia Kay Lavia
15Keon Christopher Richardson
16Rianne Ashanti Shemica Stowe

One scholarship, the Maurice Bishop Special Award, was awarded to  Dessita Lewis, a National of Grenada who met the academic criteria for the award of a Special Scholarship, having completed an Associate Degree Programme at the St. Vincent and the Grenadines Community College

And, two Special Awards, tenable for three years will go to:

1Fleurisia Wyllie
2Fransisca Alexander-Holder

Bursaries valued at 25-thousand dollars a year were also awarded to 35 persons, with a total value of 75-thousand EC-dollars for a maximum duration of three years.

The release says the Prime Minister and Cabinet of Ministers commends all awardees and successful candidates, teachers, parents, guardians and other stakeholders for the exceptional performance of students in the 2021 examinations.

It noted that this was achieved, despite the challenges faced over the past two years as a consequence of the Covid-19 pandemic and the 2021 volcanic eruption.