In Historic Moment for USVI, Mapp Announces Free Tuition for All College-Bound Students

What was expected to be a press conference dominated by information relative to Tropical Storm Isaac making its way to the Leeward Islands, was overshadowed by a historic announcement from Governor Kenneth Mapp and University of the Virgin Islands President Dr. David Hall on Tuesday morning: free tuition for all Virgin Islands students seeking higher education from UVI, beginning in Fall 2019.

“Today, in conjunction with the University of the Virgin Islands, I am sending a bill to the Virgin Islands Legislature entitled the Virgin Islands Workforce Development Scholarship Program,” the governor announced at Government House on St. Croix .Read More…

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