The Goal of this Caribbean-American Scholarship Fund is to provide funding for economically disadvantaged Caribbean-American students in Brooklyn New York. Starting June 2013, it is the Society's intention to give out two scholarships per year. These scholarships will be given to either undergraduate college students or trade school students. Information on how to apply for a scholarship can be found on SACD's website at http:// www.sac-diaspora.org.
What is the issue, problem, or challenge?
Because of the downturn in the economy, many Caribbean-Americans youths are seeking higher education and to learn new skills, but the high cost of tuition is making it difficult for them to achieve their goal.
How will this project solve this problem?
The Caribbean-American Students -Scholarship Fund will help many Caribbean-Americans students achieve their goal of a higher education to learn new skills for the changing economy.
Potential Long Term Impact
The long term impact will be far reaching.It will help Caribbean-Americans continue to have an economic foot hold in the USA, and also empower them to help the Caribbean region with their resources.
This project has been retired and is no longer accepting donations.