Ministry of Education, Youth Affairs and Sports
Release Date:
Friday, 2 January 2015 - 8:45am

The Ministry of Education and Culture is inviting interested youth between ages 10 and 20 to apply for the Virgin Islands Emerging Fellow Award (VIEFA).  

The award will be granted to students who demonstrate exceptional qualities in sports, academics or arts. It will fund enrichment programmes held during summer of 2015. 

Interested applicants can obtain Application/Proposal forms from the principals of all secondary schools in the Territory or from any of the VIEFA committee members. An electronic copy of the form can be obtained by sending an email request to llstevens@gov.vg  or ArthurSelwood@gov.vg.

Please note that all of the information needed to successfully apply for the award is included on the Application/Proposal form. 

Registration for the awards ends March 16, 2015 but persons can take advantage of the early registration deadline of February 16, 2015.

Preference will be given to persons who apply early.

For more information, persons should contact Ms. Lorna Stevens, Assistant Secretary in the Ministry of Education and Culture at 494-3701 ext. 2151 or Arthur Selwood at 494 3701 ext 2752.