British Virgin Islands Scholar Award at H. Lavity Stoutt Community College (HLSCC)

The Fulbright British Virgin Islands Scholar Award at H. Lavity Stoutt Community College (HLSCC) Award covers a six month research project in multiple disciplines at the university.

HLSCC is a two-year institution located on the island of Tortola in the British Virgin Islands. It is one of only two institutions of higher education in the territory, and it has the higher enrolment.  It offers several associate degree and workforce certification programs in service of the labour needs of the British Virgin Islands, whose main industries are in financial services and tourism.  HLSCC is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, the UK’s Maritime and Coastguard Agency, and the National Center for Construction Education and Research.  With an enrolment of 600 students, the College prepares graduates to enter directly into the workforce as well as to complete further studies abroad. 

Grant amount

£3,000 per month

This funding is intended as a contribution towards US-UK travel, institutional fees, accommodation, and general maintenance costs while in the UK.

Relocation Allowance 

$1500 stipend 

Dependent Benefits 

Scholars accompanied by eligible dependents for the full duration of the programme may receive a one-time dependent allowance of $1800 for one dependent or $2500 for two or more dependents. This will be calculated on a pro-rata basis for any Scholars on a grant for less than 6 months. 

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