40% Student Loan Debt Relief

As part of the Government’s thrust to provide support and encouragement to our young people and encourage growth, the Prime Minister, Hon. Roosevelt Skerrit declared, that the Government would provide debt relief of 40%, to citizens of Dominica who have student loans. This policy applies to graduates who are resident in Dominica as of October 31st 2018, and who are either working or in the process of seeking employment.

To Benefit

Applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • Citizens of the Commonwealth of Dominica, Resident in the Commonwealth of Dominica as of 31st October, 2018 having completed their course of study;
  • Loans would have been active for purpose of tertiary education pursued locally, online or overseas;
  • Complete the Application Form (PDF, 530 KB)
  • Complete the Authorisation for Release of Credit Information (PDF, 25 KB) form

Timeline

Eligible individuals may apply for benefits now. Application forms are available at the Ministry of Education and Human Resource Development, 2nd Floor, Government Headquarters, and at the various financial institutions. Forms can also be printed from the following official government websites: dominica.gov.dm and education.gov.dm.

Applications must be submitted by December 31st, 2019.

For more information, please call the Ministry of Education and Human Resource Development at 266-3285 or 266-4104.

Posted: 18/09/2019