DASCI launches 2021 application cycle for scholarships awards to students in Dominica

Dominica America Scholarship and Culture, Inc. (DASCI) is accepting applications for scholarship assistance from primary school graduates in Dominica who will start secondary school in the 2021-2022 school year.

DASCI has selected the following six (6) primary schools to participate in this year’s scholarship program: St. John’s and Colihaut in the North Zone, Grand Bay and Newtown in the South Zone and Mahaut and Christian Union Primary in the West Zone.

Up to ten (10) scholarships will be awarded to deserving applicants this year. Applications must be emailed or posted by May 3, 2021.

Schools principals play a crucial role in facilitating the application process for their students. For this reason, principals of the six named primary schools have already been notified of this opportunity for scholarship aid for students transitioning to high school.

Dominica America Scholarship & Culture, Inc. (DASCI) is a 501 (c) 3 nonprofit organization mostly comprised of Dominicans living in Florida. The organization has been awarding scholarships to primary school graduates in Dominica since 2007 and, to date, has awarded 49 scholarships valued at US$500 each. Scholarships are open to students in need of financial assistance who meet the requirements set out in the application.

“Even in the difficult fundraising environment resulting from the COVID19 pandemic, DASCI members are motivated and committed to continue helping students in need,” President of DASCI, Melinda Thomas, stated.

Every year, the organization invites students from a select number of primary schools to apply. Different schools from different school zones are chosen each year so that, over time, all schools will have an opportunity for their students to participate in the scholarship program

The application form and relevant information are available on the DASCI website at www.DASCI.org

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