Ianà Ferguson won the coveted Prime Minister’s Award for the best academic performance. In addition to her full scholarship, she will receive an appropriate medal and an award of $20,000.00. The cash award has been increased for 2019 by 100 percent.
Shane Cadogan, in placing second, is awarded the sum of $10,000 in addition to his full scholarship. This is the first time that a cash award has been added to the benefits of the second-placed academic performance.
All National Scholars have their tuition and economic cost (as per University of the West Indies benchmarks) paid by the Government of St. Vincent and the Grenadines plus a monthly sum adequate for all living expenses (board and lodging) and associated expenses.
National Scholarships cover five years’ university education.