Over one hundred and twenty students from schools on the North Windward side of the island were yesterday presented with bursaries from the Government of the Republic of China (Taiwan).

The bursaries are being awarded to about 800 students in St. Vincent and the Grenadines under the 2017 Taiwanese Human Resource Development Programme.

Delivering remarks at yesterday’s handing over ceremony at the Georgetown Secondary School, James Chou of the Taiwanese Embassy said he is impressed with the scholarship recipients this year.

Mr. Chou urged the recipients to take steps now to empower themselves and improve their lives.

Meanwhile, Area Representative for North Windward, Montgomery Daniel expressed appreciation to Taiwan for having invested in the education of this nation’s youth.

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