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H.E. Makeda Antoine-Cambridge presents scholarships

11 Sep 2019 | Campus News | Department of Integrated Marketing & Communications

H.E. Makeda Antoine-Cambridge presents scholarships


Her Excellency Makeda Antoine-Cambridge, Ambassador and Permanent Representative of Trinidad and Tobago to the United Nations, recently visited her alma mater, the University of the Southern Caribbean (USC), and made momentous scholarship presentations to two outstanding University students; Chevaughn Joseph and Christel Simon.

This particular 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 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.

In attendance to witness the grand occasion were several University officials including USC’s Provost - Dr. Leon C. Wilson; Onesi La Fleur - VP, Student Services & Enrolment Management; as well as several department and faculty heads; and members of the Associated Student Body (ASB).

The full photo album can be viewed on the University’s Facebook page.


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