Resources for Students in the U.S.

Haiti Scholarships unfortunately does NOT provide scholarships to Haitian-born or Haitian-American students that are located in the United States.  We do get a lot of requests from students that are here in the United States and although we cannot provide any direct assistance, below is some information that we hope you will find useful in your search for financial assistance.  We applaud your dedication to pursue an education and hope that one or several of these resources will be useful to you!

University scholarships

  •  The National Association of Haitian Professionals provides annual scholarships to students across the United States pursuing 2-year, 4-year, graduate, and business school programs. Requirements include: high school or college transcript showing continued academic progress, school and community involvement, required essays and letters of recommendation, as well as a 3.0 minimum cumulative G.P.A.  For more details on deadlines and submissions, check out their website here.
  • The Haitian American Association of Engineers & Scientists provides an annual scholarship to students interested in pursuing an education in the sciences: eligible applicants must be high school students intending to pursue their studies in a branch of engineering, science, or technology, or college students currently enrolled in a engineering, science, or technology curriculum. Eligible applicants from both high school and college must have a passing grade point average.  Additional scholarship information can be found here.  Click here to see the application.
  • The Association of Haitian and American Engineers provides three annual scholarships: (1) $1,000 to a high school graduate who has been accepted to an accredited college and majoring in a STEM (science, technology, engineering, and/or mathematics)  discipline; (2) $1,000 to a college student enrolled in an accredited college and with a declared major in a STEM discipline; and (3) $1,000 to a graduate student pursuing a post-graduate degree in a STEM discipline from an accredited college or university.  Click here for the full list of requirements, and click here for the application procedure.  It seems that applications are due annually in September.

University scholarships–regional

  • The Haitian American Regional Organization provides approximately four (4) annual scholarships to students of Haitian descent that live within the Miami-Dade, Broward, or Palm Beach, Florida tri-county area. Scholarships are for up to $1,000 each, and students must be high school seniors, of Haitian descent, and in good academic standing.  Scholarship specific information can be found here (scroll to the bottom of the screen for additional scholarship resources!).  The current deadline for 2015 scholarships is January 10, 2015.
  • The Georgia Haitian-American Chamber of Commerce provides scholarships to high schools seniors planning to attend an accredited four-year college for the following academic year.  Scholarships are between $500-$1,000.  To be eligible to apply to this scholarship, applicants must plan to graduate from a U.S. high school and enroll in an accredited four-year college in; earn a cumulative, GPA of 3.2 or above; demonstrate evidence of Haitian heritage, be a Georgia resident, complete an application and essay of 500 words of less. Applicants must also include copy of acceptance letter from their college or university.  The current deadline for Summer or Fall of 2015 is January 31, 2015. Click here for more details.

 

Law School scholarships

  • Haitian Lawyers Association provides an annual scholarship to a law student attending an accredited law school in South Florida.  Scholarship information is distributed directly to qualifying law schools, so if you live in South Florida, check with your law school! For questions, email info@haitianlawyersassociation.org.

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