Who Can Apply:
- Marie Jean Baptiste was a powerhouse of a woman who tirelessly supported her family while serving her community.
- Marie dedicated herself to providing a brighter future for her family while extending her nurturing spirit to other children in need. Despite not completing formal education, she instilled a deep appreciation for learning in her family. She lived 93 years and was blessed to witness her grandchildren obtain multiple undergraduate and graduate degrees.
- This scholarship seeks to support students who embody Marie’s commitment to education and community service.
- Any African American high school senior or undergraduate who has contributed to their family and has non-profit, volunteering or community service experience may apply. Students of Haitian descent are encouraged to apply and will be given preference.
Submission: To apply, in an essay or a video(4-5min) tell us about your background and discuss how you actively contribute to your family and community. Articulate your plans for sustained community involvement post-college. If you are of Haitian descent, kindly highlight this in your response.
Deadline: July 30, 2024