On May 28, 2017, the Dominica Houston Association (DHA) launched its 2017 / 2018 competitive 21st Annual Independence Scholarship Program geared towards students enrolled in an Associate’s or Bachelor’s Degree program.
Four, $US500 competitive Scholarships would be awarded to successful candidates, and be applied directly towards their tuition. Students were required to complete and submit Scholarship Application form, along with a 150-200 word typed essay, College Transcript, and Two Letters of Recommendation. In addition, applicants were to demonstrate financial need and their participation in Community Service activities.
Students from Houston and surrounding areas, the Dominica State College, and other higher education institutions in Dominica and elsewhere were strongly encouraged to apply. Complete details of the scholarship program and application were displayed on the Dominica Houston Associations website: www.dominicahoustonassociation.org
Completed applications were to be emailed to: dha[@]dominicahoustonassociation.org and the deadline for submitting applications was extended to September 30, 2017,
Today, DHA is proud to announce the following attached Scholarship Awardees.
The scholarship will greatly assist me in obtaining my dream as my parents are unable to fund the full cost. I thank God for their sacrificial love and support but I am not an only child. I believe that with your assistance I will be able to accomplish God’s ultimate plan for me and my dreams.
Juilette Kendra Languedoc – University of Southern Caribbean, (Trinidad) Major: Education in Behavioral Science
I am honored to be one of the recipients of the Dominica Houston Association Scholarship Award! Obtaining this scholarship has given me an even greater opportunity to reach my goals, especially struggling as a first-generation college student. I am grateful to be fortunate enough to receive this funding, as well as to have gained this system on my journey to success. Thank you again association as yet another support!
Phelecia Scotland – Midwestern State University, Major: Chemistry
Thank you so much for selecting me as the recipient of this scholarship. I was unsure of how I would pay off the balance of my tuition for this semester but this scholarship ensures that it will be covered. This will definitely go a long way in helping me to accomplish my
Thank you so much for selecting me as the recipient for this scholarship. I was unsure of how I would pay off the balance of my tuition for this semester but this scholarship ensures that it will be covered. This will definitely go a long way in helping me to accomplish my goals.
CONGRATULATIONS TO: DHA 2017/2018 ACADEMIC SCHOLARSHIP RECIPIENTS
Also visit DHA’s Website on the Scholarship tab: www.dominicahoustonassociation.org for a display of the Scholarship Recipients
Colette St. Rose-Christmas