Social Security Pumps over 22 million in Education

He also revealed that the over EC$1.5 million has been disbursed under Social Security’s three scholarship programmes which have assisted nearly 200 nationals to complete secondary and tertiary level education. 

Mr. Hamilton said Social Security funds three scholarship programmes – The Susanna Lee High School Scholarship, the Robert Manning University Scholarship and the Stanley Amory Technical Scholarship, which have already assisted more than 190 persons to complete High School, College and University. 

Mr. Hamilton disclosed that to date, approximately one and a half million dollars have been invested in this programme and “our graduates continue to make their mark on and in our society.” 

He said in addition to these scholarships, over EC$22 million dollars have been made directly to the Development Bank of St. Kitts and Nevis to finance tertiary education of  nationals.

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