Government to provide $200 million in scholarships for needy tertiary students

A sum of $200 million is to be made available by the government to provide tuition support for at least 1,000 tertiary students.

The announcement was made by Prime Minister Andrew Holness yesterday during his contribution to the budget debate.

Mr. Holness said the programme will be geared towards students in need of financial support.

He said the support will be administered through the Ministry of Education in conjunction with the Constituency Development Fund (CDF).


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