HELP scholarships include:
HELP students attend only those Haitian universities recognized by the Association of Francophone Universities (www.auf.org). HELP students must maintain the equivalent of a 3.0 GPA in order to retain their scholarship.
HELP partners with local corporations, government offices, and NGOs to offer students the practical experience they need to be successful professionals. HELP students have interned at such institutions as:
Many Haitians are isolated from new ideas by their poverty. Through a series of regular speakers and occasional field trips, HELP introduces our students to a broad range of innovators and activists. Speakers at the HELP Center have included former Haitian Prime Minister Michele Pierre-Louis; Jean Robert Cadet, former child slave and author of Restavek; Jean-Sorel Beaujour, founder of Haiti’s first HIV-positive support group; and Jane Wynne, one of Haiti’s foremost environmentalists. HELP field trips include visits to the annual “Women’s Production” trade show, featuring local female-owned businesses, as well as excursions to the Jacmel Carnival, an annual celebration of Haiti’s colorful artistic tradition.
Please visit our admissions page for more information.