To provide financial assistance to individuals to enable the pursuit of tertiary level education both locally and abroad. To also reward the outstanding scholastic achievement of students at the secondary school level.


Step 1:  Individual submits application and required documents to the Ministry of Education and Culture.

Step 2:  The unit sends the individual a letter acknowledging receipt of the application and may request additional information if needed.

Step 3:  The Scholarship Committee meets (between January and May) after reviewing the applications to have interviews with the applicants.

Step 4:  The applicant is notified of the decision.


Supporting Documents

Birth Certificate
CXC Results
High School Diploma
Passport Size Picture
Proof of Citizenship of Parents
Acceptance Letter from College
Reference Letters 

Method of Applying

Online Submission

Department Contact Information

Ministry of Education and Culture

Ministry of Education and Culture
P.O. Box 72 Wickham’s Cay 1
Road Town, Tortola
Virgin Islands (British) VG1110 

Business Hours:

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

Email Address:

Telephone: 1(284) 468-2151
​Fax: 1(284) 468-3343