H.E. Makeda Antoine-Cambridge Presents Scholarships to Two Computing Students
Maracas Valley – 9th September 2019: On a recent visitation, Her Excellence Makeda Antoine-Cambridge, Ambassador and Permanent Representative of Trinidad and Tobago to the United Nations visited at her alma mater, the University of the Southern Caribbean (USC), and made momentous scholarship presentations to the two outstanding students; Chevaughn Joseph and Christel Simon.
The USC Scholarship Program, also known as ‘The Makeda Antoine Excellence Award’, was established by Genesis – the Movement, a non-government organisation founded by H.E. Antoine-Cambridge. It is specifically for female students from Trinidad and Tobago at USC, with a GPA above 3.5, and pursuing a B.S. in Computing. Two scholarships are awarded annually at a total value of $13,000 (TTD).
At the special presentation event, hosted by the University’s Student Services and Enrolment Management Department, H.E. Antoine-Cambridge gave the featured address and shared her personal and monumental experience as a Computer Science major at USC. Antoine-Cambridge shared the crucial importance of never allowing your fears to have control over you, but thriving to be your best in everything you do in spite of any challenges.