The Government of the Virgin Islands through the Learning and Development, awards scholarships to its eligible employees each year in the form of study leave.

      Selection of Officers for study leave is based on the Government’s training priorities, the need(s) of the relevant Ministry/Department and the availability of funds


  • Complete and submit an Application for Study Leave to your immediate supervisor
  • The Form with supervisor’s signature should be forwarded to your Head of Department and Permanent Secretary for their comments.

            Submit official transcript, diplomas and certified copies of certificates with your application


Method of Applying

Application, In Person

Turn Around Time

3 days

Additional Notes

Eligibility Criteria – 1. Confirmation to the permanent and pensionable establishment; 2. Continuous resident service for at least three years; 3. Acceptance into an accredited College/University; 4. Satisfactory job performance; 5. No pending disciplinary matters.


Department Contact Information

Department of Human Resources

2nd Floor, Simms Building
Road Town, Tortola VG1110
British Virgin Islands

Business Hours:

Monday - Friday  
8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Email Address:

Telephone: 1(284) 468-2178
Fax: 1(284) 468-3191