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NCCU Awards 16 Scholarships to Secondary School New Entrants

by: - August 14, 2019
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Sixteen students have received scholarships for their secondary education from the National Cooperative Credit Union (NCCU).

At the 9th annual NCCU scholarship program ceremony which was held at the Public Service Union (PSU) building on Monday August 12th 2019, President of the NCCU, Josephine Dublin expressed the credit union’s pleasure to assist in making a positive difference in the lives of students in Dominica.

The NCCU spends about  $73,000 (seventy-three thousand dollars) annually towards the contribution to the academic development of the children of its members.

She disclosed,” The secondary school scholarship covers the provision of textbooks and other school supplies to a maximum value of $700, the payment of school fees ranging from $50 to $525, the provision of a monthly transportation allowance where it applies, $50 to $80, the payment of examination fees for third formers recommended to write the Caribbean Certificate of Secondary Level Competence (CCSLC) and the payment of CSEC fees for scholarship recipients in the 5th form based on the school’s recommendations.”