Thursday, February 20, 2020

Monroe offers more scholarships to Saint Lucians

Monroe College is again offering the Government of St. Lucia sixteen (16) partial academic scholarships. The scholarships will cover the cost of tuition and are tenable at the Monroe College, St. Lucia Campus.

Director of Administration, Mr. Gus Small, says the scholarships are part of Monroe College’s ongoing efforts to fulfill its mandate as a “Partner in Education” for the advancement of the people of St. Lucia. He added: “Monroe College wishes to assist the Government of St. Lucia in whatever way possible, in its vision for providing St. Lucian nationals with increased access to higher education opportunities.”

This is the eighth consecutive year that Monroe College has offered such scholarships to the Government of St. Lucia and are granted to new students registering to complete a bachelor’s degree at Monroe College.

The scholarships will be granted based on the recommendations of the Ministry of Education of St. Lucia. The scholarships are offered by Monroe College, St. Lucia Campus, with the following stipulations:

• The scholarships cover tuition cost only but do not include the cost of books or any other expenses.
• Scholarships are not transferrable and can only be used by the awardees.
• Scholarships awardees must meet the College’s admission requirements.
• While attending Monroe College, an awardee is required to maintain a minimum Grade Point Average (GPA) of 3.0.
• Awardees agree to adhere and abide to all the rules and policies as outlined in the current school’s catalogue and/or Student Handbook.

Additional information about these scholarships are available through the office of the Permanent Secretary or the Chief Education Officer in the Ministry of Education.

Monroe College offers Certificate, Diploma, Associate, Bachelor’s, and Master’s degree programs and also has campuses in the Bronx and New Rochelle in New York. Programs are offered through the Schools of Criminal Justice, Information Technology, Nursing, Education, Business & Accounting, Hospitality Management and Culinary Arts, and Allied Health, as well as through its liberal arts and continuing education programs, and King Graduate School. For more information about Monroe College and admissions criteria, please visit http://www.monroecollege.edu

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