$10,000 student grants not linked to attendance

-payout delayed to October

The government’s $10,000 education grants for public school students will be available to all registered students, regardless of whether they attend school or not.

This is according to Minister of Education Priya Manickchand, who, during a consultation with relevant stakeholders on Thursday at the West Demerara Secondary School, said that the decision is fixed for now but may change in the coming year.

Guyana is the first country in this region where every single student will be entitled to a  …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.

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