The Lyford Cay Foundation expects to provide about 211 Bahamian students with more than $1.4 million in scholarship awards this year. Amanda Marray and Monique Hinsey discuss the undergraduate and graduate scholarship requirements and opportunities, outlining the fields of study that would be given top priority. Hinsey also decries the low number of people applying for technical training and vocational scholarships. The deadline for applying for this year’s scholarships is March 31. For details log on to lyfordcayfoundation.org or Facebook.com/LyfordCayFoundations. Also PM Christie says of DNA Leader Bran McCartney: “it is difficult for me to see him as worthy of being a replacement to me.” This, in response to McCartney’s published criticism of Christie’s indication that he might seek another term in office should former PM Hubert Ingraham return to public life.
And, some Family Islanders tell The Nassau Guardian they are terrified of VAT. Meanwhile, the govt. (once again) says the VAT education campaign will soon get into “full gear”. The govt.’s VAT implementation countdown states there are just 133 days to go!!
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