To provide assistance grants to individuals to enable the pursuit of Tertiary level education both locally and abroad. This grant is only given to individuals once per year.


Step 1:  Individuals submit a request letter and required documents to the Ministry of Education and Culture.

Step 2:  The Individual follows-up with the ministry regarding the request.

Step 3:  If approved a cheque is issued to the Individual.

Step 4:  The Ministry of Education and Culture accounting office makes a note of the issuance.

Supporting Documents

A cost breakdown for attending school

Method of Applying

In person with the request letter or mail

Turn Around Time

Varies depending on outcome of decision

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