Harry Announces Buckingham Scholarships


ST GEORGE’S, GRENADA (CARIBUPDATE/NOV 29, 2016) – British Royal Prince Harry arrives in Barbados Tuesday, after ending his latest stop on his Caribbean tour in Grenada last night.

Harry handed out honours last night on behalf of the Queen at a reception in Grenada hosted by the country’s Governor General Dame Cecile La Grenade and attended by its Prime Minister Keith Mitchell.


In a speech at the reception, Harry announced that the Queen was offering nine scholarships, one for each of her Caribbean Commonwealth realms, offering young workers in the hospitality industry the chance to train at Buckingham Palace for six weeks next year.Successful applicants to the programme will be attached to the Master of the Household’s department, which looks after all planning and entertaining given by the Queen, both official and private, in the UK and overseas.

It also provides support to the Duke of Edinburgh, Prince of Wales and other royal family members.

Successful candidates will be provided with staff accommodation at Buckingham Palace, as well as meals and travel. Flights will be provided by their home countries.