The Ministry of Education, Youth, Culture, Social &  Library Services would like to submit to the general public the current changes to the Scholarship Application process 2021 as a result of the challenges posed by the global COVID-19 situation.


Applications are now be inviting from the general public. The deadline for scholarships receipt is April 30th 2021.


FILLABLE APPLICATIONS ARE NOW AVAILABLE ON THE EDUCATION WEBSITE AT:  all applications  from this point forward should be submitted with all the requirements via PDF or JPEG format to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  The Secretariat Unit will vet your application and inform of any missing information to be submitted to the unit and you will be electronically submitted a receipt. (PLEASE SUBMIT ALL OF THE REQUIREMENTS IN ONE EMAIL TO ELIMINATE NUMEROUS SUBMISSIONS AS MUST AS POSSIBLE.)


The Ministry of Education would like to remind applicants that in order to permit the Education Advisory Committee to make an informed decision, all the required information as specified in the explanatory notes must accompany each application. For example, this application season the Ministry noticed a large number of applicants did not submit the following required information: -

  • Acceptance letters from institutions applied to showing the duration of studies with BOTH; commencement and completion dates. In many cases only commencement was given.
  • Submission of tuition and accommodation invoices from institutions or proof of those tuition and accommodation invoices fees from school Registrar Office.

Students who may not have been successful in receiving a scholarship last academic year are encouraged to reapply for academic year 2021/22 now.


The Ministry of Education wishes to encourage all Turks and Caicos Islanders to further their education and enroll into Tertiary studies. As part of this mandate, the Turks and Caicos Islands Government in recent years attained full membership to the University of the West Indies. This therefore enables Turks and Caicos Islanders who are not beneficiaries of a scholarship to be able to attend any of the University of the West Indies four campuses in Jamaica, Barbados or Trinidad & Tobago and Antigua and pay a reduced tuition fee. The UWI Open Campus also provides an opportunity for students to pursue tertiary education while remaining in the country through online courses of study. For courses that are offered at the Turks and Caicos Islands Community College (TCICC), at any level, applicants will be referred to the TCICC.






Please note as of January 2018  applications will ONLY be accepted once  ALL of the above requirements are attached to your applications to be presented to the Education Advisory Committee.


Submission of all required information is due by April 30th 2021 of a given year. The ONLY exception to this rule will  be for persons not receiving the necessary information from their institution at the time of submission of their  incomplete application by June 30th  2021 which are as follows:-


  • Acceptance Letter
  • Transcripts
  • Examination results
  • Proof from institution of tuition costing
  • Proof of accommodation costing from institution if on campus OR signed lease agreement if off campus
  • Proof of duration of studies from institution; commencement AND completion date of studies


Please note for  international applicants deadline for presenting of ALL of the requirements is June 30th 2021 and for local applicants deadline for presenting of ALL requirements is August 16th 2021  as listed in this form MUST be presented to the Ministry of Education, Youth, Culture, Social and Library Services. IF your application does not have the requirements to be presented to the Education Advisory Committee your application will be returned.



“Temporary Closure of Revenue Department, Exchange of Information and Budget office Wilma House Grand Turk”



“Temporary Closure of Revenue Department, Exchange of Information and Budget office Wilma House Grand Turk”


The Public is hereby notified that the following Offices: Revenue Department, Exchange of Information and Budget located at Wilma House Grand Turk will be temporarily closed on Monday, January 18th as a staff member from the Revenue Department has been tested positive for COVID-19.


In accordance with established Public Service guidelines and efforts to ensure the safety of personnel and prevent the spread of the virus a deep cleaning of the office space will be conducted.


The Revenue Department, Exchange of Information and Budget is expected to resume normal operation on Tuesday, January 19th 2021 at 9:00 am. 


We sincerely apologize for any inconvenience this may cause and extend our gratitude for your patience and understanding at this time.



DECR South Caicos Office temporarily relocated





DECR South Caicos Office temporarily relocated


The Department of Environment and Coastal Resources (DECR) would like to advise the general public that the South Caicos office has been temporarily relocated until further notice, due to maintenance.  Applicants wanting to apply for/renew licenses are asked to please see a DECR Officer, temporarily based at the Denise Saunders Building, Cockburn Harbour, Monday to Friday.


Should you have any other queries, please contact the Department via email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .


The DECR thanks the public for its understanding.





Do you want to serve your country as a ‘Reserve Marine’? An exciting and highly rewarding opportunity awaits those wishing to serve as a ‘Reserve Marine’ with the Turks and Caicos Islands Regiment.
The Regiment is a contingent Force with three (3) distinct functions:

• Defence of our Islands
• Protection of our Islands Borders
• Disaster preparedness, resilience and response

We are looking for our Islands best; aged eighteen (18) to fifty (50) years old. The Regiment will prize courage and resilience. Recruits will be required to start with a good level of physical fitness and be committed to improvement.
The roles will suit smart adaptable individuals - keen to use their initiative - who want to work as members of small, well-led Teams. We are keen to recruit a full range of professions and trades that can serve the country in times of disaster or emergency. Leadership potential will be prized and developed, as will an attitude that can deliver against the odds. One of the successful Candidates will be selected for training at the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst, and there will be opportunities for others to gain early promotion into Non-Commissioned Officer roles.

As a Reserve, you will be required to:

• Undergo a two-week (2) Recruitment Residential training course and further developmental training
• Deploy operationally, and build skill throughout the year as required
• Participate in a two (2) week annual training camp
• Work alongside the Royal Turks and Caicos Islands Police Force Marine Branch to protect our Islands Borders, maintain our territorial integrity and sovereignty, and protect our marine biodiversity
• Provide Humanitarian assistance and relief during and after disasters
• Assist in building our nation’s disaster resilience capabilities
  Reserves will receive the following benefits:
• A daily stipend for training and work
• Promotion based on performance and experience
• Numerous opportunities for training and teamwork
• Other benefits currently being developed

Applicants are required to complete the online Application Form and Medical questionnaire, and will be invited to attend a Selection Weekend - that will involve fitness, initiative, swimming and aptitude
assessments. Do not rule yourself out! If you have what it takes to be a Reserve Marine in the TCI Regiment, we will find that potential and develop it.

All members of the TCI Regiment will be subject to the TCI’s Defense Ordinance (currently being developed).
This Advertisement is open to Turks and Caicos Islanders, British Overseas Territories Citizens and British Citizens only.

Application forms can be obtained by visiting the Turks Caicos Islands Government Vacancy portal or by sending a request to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..
Completed applications should be forwarded to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. The original must be retained for future reference.
Closing Date for Applications 5th February, 2021.







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