Three students on Thursday 12th October 2017, were named as joint first place winners of the Prime Ministers Award.
Abigail Scott, Kairel Edwards and Thandi Myers who are all students of the St. Vincent and the Grenadines Community College, was awarded for being the most outstanding performers in the 2017 Caribbean Advanced Proficiency Examinations (CAPE).
The students will each receive a gold medal and cash award of $10,000, along with full funding for a five year period at University, pursuing studies in any area of choice.
Prime Minister Gonsalves on Thursday said from the 16 student’s, 13 other students are qualified for National Scholarships, there are also six Bursaries and seven Exhibitions, making a total of 29 scholarships.
Exhibition winners will receive funding for three years of study, while EC$20,000 will be disbursed to each bursary awardees for a three-year period.