(from right) Minister of Education, Science, Technology and Innovation, Ronald Jones, with Permanent Secretary Cecile Humphrey, and Deputy Chief Education Officer, Karen Best, during yesterday’s meet and greet with the 2014 Scholarship and Exhibition winners at the Ministry’s headquarters.
AN appeal is once again going out to students thinking about withdrawing from the University of the West Indies in the upcoming school year because of an inability to pay tuition fees, to revisit their options.
Minister of Education, Science, Technology and Innovation, Ronald Jones, made the call yesterday as he met with Scholarship and Exhibition winners at the Ministry’s Headquarters yesterday, some of whom will be pursuing their studies at the Cave Hill campus.
Noting that in most faculties students will be faced with having to pay $5 625 per year, he stressed that the Student Revolving Loan Fund (SRLF) has attractive rates which can assist those who wish to begin or complete their studies.
“We have instituted a policy up to $50 000 where you do not now have to look for guarantors or security. All of that is to facilitate our stu...