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SLB Working to Remove Negative Stigma

The Students’ Loan Bureau (SLB) no longer wants to be seen as the institution that provides loans for only needy students.  “We don’t want that stigma. We want to be known as the institution of choice that provides funding for tertiary-level studies,” Executive Director of the SLB, Monica Brown, tells JIS News. She says that

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PATH Scholarship

PATH Scholarship Comes at Right Time for Medical Student

Without a $1-million scholarship from the Programme of Advancement Through Health and Education (PATH Scholarship), Chedukia Langley, a fourth-year medical student at the University of the West Indies (UWI), says she would not have been able to meet her financial obligations to the university, and faced the possibility of being deregistered. Chedukia, who spoke to

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PATH benefits

30 Per Cent Increase in PATH Benefits

PATH Benefits Highlights The Government has raised benefits under the Programme of Advancement through Health and Education (PATH benefits) by 30 per cent. Minister of Education, Youth and Information, Senator the Hon. Ruel Reid, said the increase in the PATH benefits will also move the base benefit from $400 to $600 per child each month. PATH is

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PATH benefits

$7 Billion increase in PATH Benefits

30% PATH Programme Benefits Increase Coming PATH programme increase of 30% is highly welcome! After months of pressure from the People’s National Party and urgings from the International Monetary Fund, the Government is set to increase benefits under the Programme of Advancement Through Health and Education (PATH) by 30 per cent, or $7 billion. The

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