2019 marks the third year SVGCC: Division of Technical and Vocational Education has been partnering with East Caribbean Group of Companies (ECGC) to assist less fortunate students with funding their education.

This year, 8 students in their first year at the college, were awarded with scholarships valued at $1,500 to cover registration and program fees. Jovonce Cato, Sharana Harry, Aaliyah Nero, Daamian Walters, Stevan Bowens, Jasseim Edwards, Christel Charles and Ossama Ollivierre were all awarded on October 10. Among them, they are pursuing Certificate and Applied Associate Degree programs in Agricultural Science and Entrepreneurship, Business Studies: Sales and Marketing, Automotive Repairs Technology, and Electrical Engineering Technology.

Director of the ECGC Mr Dixton Findlay, and Human Resource Manager Mrs Phyllis James were present at the award ceremony during which a cheque of EC$9,600.00 was handed over to Ms Janelle Allen, Vice Dean of the DTVE. Mr Friday urged the students to make the most of the financial investment into their education so that they may be successful in their chosen paths in the future.