The University of the Virgin Islands Board of Trustees held a special session which approved policies and procedures to aide with the implementation of the long awaited Act No. 8155, the Virgin Islands Higher Education Scholarship Program. This program requires that financial aid be granted to residents of the Virgin Islands for post-secondary education at UVI. VIHESP will be available to residents pursuing their first degree who graduate from a private, public or parochial high school regardless of age, date of graduation or household income. It was voted unanimously by the Board to approve the policies and procedures. Introduced by Lt. Gov. Tregenza Roach who was a Senator at the time and signed by former Governor Kenneth Mapp, this program will open the doors to individuals who did n

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