Taiwan Gives US$200,000 In Scholarships To 794 Vincentian Students

Some 794 primary, secondary, and post-secondary students are among students who would receive  scholarships from Taiwan amounting to US $200,000.

The Taiwan Scholarship was  launched in 1998  to assist students from underprivileged families students.

Taiwan ambassador to SVG said on Tuesday that in August, 20 Vincentians left for Taiwan to pursue degree programmes, to date the total number of scholarship recipients amounts to 163 since 2004.

At the ceremony on Tuesday some 286 students benefited from US$182,650 in scholarships, over the next two weeks ceremonies will be held in Barrouallie, Georgetown, Bequia, Community College and Marriaqua.