277 Students Awarded National Bursaries

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277 Students Awarded National Bursaries

A total of two hundred and seventy-seven students have been awarded National Bursaries by the Government of Trinidad and Tobago.

This is being done under the Ministry of Education’s National Bursaries Programme to pursue undergraduate studies, following a review of applications submitted to the National Bursary Programme 2023.

The National Bursary Programme represents a significant investment in our youth, with TT$36,387,272 allocated in fiscal 2023/24 to cover tuition fees and other allowances awardees.

In 2020, the Ministry implemented the new Scholarships and Bursaries Programme, which increased the number of opportunities for government funded tertiary education from 400 to 600.