To provide financial assistance to individuals to enable the pursuit of tertiary level education both locally and abroad. To also reward the outstanding scholastic achievement of students at the secondary school level.



To apply for a scholarship with the Ministry of Education, Culture, Youth Affairs, Fisheries, and Agriculture please follow this link

Once on the site follow the instructions for completing an application.

All applications received by the Scholarship Unit will receive a formal acknowledgement.

After the applications have been reviewed for completeness and eligibility, they are submitted to the Scholarship Committee which meets (between January and May), for further review and to conduct interviews with the applicants.

All applicants are notified of the decision regarding their application.

Supporting Documents

  • Passport Size Photo (1) (Frontal facing, colour photo without shadows) 
  • Proof of Citizenship  
  • Police Report
  • Proof of Parents’ National Status 
  • Copy of High School Certificate 
  • Copy of High School Transcript
  • CSEC Results, if applicable (Certificate Copy) 
  • Place of Study 
  • College Accreditation 
  • Copy of College/University Acceptance Letter (immediately upon receipt if          after the due date) 
  • Degree Plan/Course Audit outlining the schedule of courses throughout the programme 
  • Official College Transcript (if currently enrolled) - most recent transcript submitted by January of the subsequent year  
  • Identification of Major 
  • Institution’s Tuition & Fees Breakdown  
  • Biography (Detail your aspirations upon return and the benefits of your choice of study to the Territory)  
  • Attestation Letter from a professional in the chosen field of study which outlines advice given regarding intended career path after guidance session/discussion with the applicant  
  • Family/Personal Contribution and Evidence of Ability to Fund Personal Contribution 
  • Surety’s Name & Signature 
  • Proof of Surety’s Immigration Status (if surety is not applicant’s parent)  
  • Proof of Surety’s Financial Capacity (e.g. Bank Statement, Employment Letter, etc.)


Method of Applying

Online Submission

Department Contact Information

Ministry of Education, Youth Affairs and Sports

Ministry of Education, Youth Affairs and Sports
P.O. Box 72 Wickham’s Cay 1
Road Town, Tortola
Virgin Islands (British) VG1110 

Business Hours:

Monday - Friday  
8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Email Address:

Telephone: 1(284) 468-2151