Well-known social commentator, Julio ‘Sam’ Henry, is now the chairperson of the BVI Scholarship Committee.
Cabinet decided to have him appointed to the post during a January 29 meeting.
A post-Cabinet report said Henry as well as other committee members’ appointment will last for three years.
The other members of the committee are attorney-at-law Patricia Archibald-Bowers, as well as Sharia de Castro, Richard de Castro, Livia Freeman, Dr June Samuel, Khoy Smith, Shaina Smith, Rekeema Turnbull, ex-officio member representing the Department of Labour & Workforce Development, Kishan Cupid-Brathwaite; ex officio member representing the Department of Human Resources, Kaisa Penn; and ex officio member, representing the sister islands, Sasha Flax.
There will be an ex officio member representing the Ministry of Education and Culture.
This committee is tasked to review scholarship applications and have subsequent interviews with applicants whenever they convene .The committee will then notify the applicants of their decision.
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