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News Release                                                                                                                                                                                                              March 11th, 2021

 

Award of Scholarships for CAPE 2020

 

The Ministry of Education is pleased to announce the award of scholarships to students based on the results of the Caribbean Advanced Proficiency Examinations (CAPE) 2020. Ten scholarships (Comprising 5 Open and 5 Additional) are awarded in ten (10) cognate groups solely based on academic performance. The Ministry of Education received the CAPE 2 year merged database from the Caribbean Examinations Council (CXC) on Thursday 18th February, 2021 and it was handed over to the Head of the Scholarship Selection Committee who convened the Committee on Tuesday 23rd February, 2021.

 

For academic year 2019/2020, 100 scholarships have been awarded- 50 Open and 50 Additional. The top ten (10) candidates were ranked and selected within each cognate group on the basis of grades, followed by grade profiles and T-scores (where required). Scholarships were awarded as five (5) Open and five (5) Additional in the following subject groupings:

 

Business Studies

Creative and Performing Studies

Environmental Studies

General Studies

Humanities/Modern Studies

Information and Communication Technology

Language Studies

Mathematics

Natural Sciences

Technical Studies

 

Twenty-three schools received Scholarships for 2020.

 

Two President’s Medals are awarded annually to the highest performing students in two (2) categories. Category (1), Environmental Studies, Information and Communication Technology, Mathematics and Natural Sciences groups and Category (2), Business Studies, Creative and Performing Studies, General Studies, Humanities/Modern Studies, Language Studies and Technical Studies. The two students recommended for the President’s Medal in 2020 are Amrit Galbaran of Hillview College in Category (1) and Anjali Maharaj of Naparima Girls’ High School in Category (2).

The Ministry of Education congratulates and celebrates the hard work of all students, teachers and parents toward this achievement. The Government of Trinidad and Tobago is committed to supporting the future leaders of this country by providing educational opportunities that can redound to imminent national development.

Scholarship Recipients by Schools

 

Name of School

Open

Additional

Total

Naparima Girls High School

6

6

12

Hillview College

4

6

10

Lakshmi Girls’ Hindu College

4

6

10

Naparima College

5

5

10

Bishop Anstey & Trinity College East Sixth Form

3

4

7

St. Augustine Girls’ High School

5

2

7

Presentation College Chaguanas

5

1

6

A.S.J.A Girls College San Fernando

1

4

5

St. Joseph’s Convent San Fernando

3

2

5

Couva East Secondary School

1

3

4

Presentation College San Fernando

2

2

4

St. Joseph’s Convent St. Joseph

3

1

4

St. Joseph’s Convent P.O.S

1

2

3

St. Mary’s College

3

3

Holy Name Convent P.O.S

2

2

Bishop Anstey High School

1

1

Bishop High School Tobago

1

1

Fatima College

 

1

1

Holy Faith Convent Couva

1

1

Queen’s Royal College

1

 

1

Shiva Boys Hindu College

1

1

St. Georges College

1

 

1

Vessigny Secondary School

1

1

SOURCE: MOE, SATD (2021)

 

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