16 government scholarships terminated

16 government scholarships terminated and 36 suspended.

Shocking front page of Daily Post yesterday of 15 scholarships terminated not to continue in 2015, and 36 suspended, most based on academic grounds.

Post reports over VT51 million of taxpayers money that goes down the drain, and everyone is asking where is is the problem?

Vanuatu Education Director, Roy Obed on behalf of MOE and Scholarship Unit says all cases on academic grounds except one on criminal record.

In his statement to current students and those with opportunities, new 2015 intake, he says,’Education is a serious business’.