Friday, April 01 2011 @ 03:23 PM AST
Contributed by: NicolaJoseph
New Committee to be installed for Financial Assistance Programme
A new committee will be officially installed to guide the operations of the Financial Assistance (Studies) Programme run by the Ministry of Community Development. Minister of Community Development the Honourable Nizam Baksh will deliver instruments of appointment to the six members during a short ceremony at 10:30 am on Monday April 4, 2011 at the Ministry’s Head Office on Jerningham Avenue, Belmont.
The Community Development Financial Assistance (Studies) Programme has been established to grant financial aid to nationals wishing to undertake programmes at the post-secondary and tertiary levels, to improve quality of life for community residents, particularly low-income individuals.
This assistance takes the form of a monetary reward to or on behalf of an individual to assist with his or her education and/or training. The grant covers costs including books, equipment, travel and study aids.
CREDITS: Information sourced from Financial Assistance Programme brochure
Photo courtesy the Ministry of Community Development