School Supplies Grant
The School Textbooks Grant assists with the replacement of children's textbooks, stationary and school uniforms, solely in the event of a natural disaster (fire, floods and hurricanes) where the books and school supplies are destroyed during the school year. The maximum amount disbursed is TT$1000.00 per secondary child and TT$700.00 per primary school child.
Am I eligible?
You must be a needy person who has lost school materials as the result of a natural disaster.
How do I apply?
You must visit the Social Welfare Division office in your district and speak to an officer. Follow the link below for a list of office locations. The officer will fill out an application form and your application will be reviewed.
What documents do I need?
- An estimate from the book supplier.
- A letter from the Fire Services Division for victims of fire.
Where can I find more information?
For more information on how to apply for this grant and the eligibility criteria, please contact the Social Welfare Division office in your district.