|Posted by samanthajtaylor on February 9, 2014 at 12:15 AM||comments (0)|
In order to help cut the costs for FCSA we have some fundraisers planned:
Feb. 23---CaribSA cooks
March 21--Caribbean Spice Patties
|Posted by samanthajtaylor on February 9, 2014 at 12:10 AM||comments (0)|
Photo Challenge: Take photos and hashtag #fcsavibes
FCSA Things I love: 5pts per post; 10pts max per week
Hotel Found: $99 per night in Mirmar, FL (20 mintues from North Miami Dade)
Deadline: Feb. 28th, 2013
Contact FCSA Director Nikkita for more information about the event, costs, prices, and any questions you may have,
|Posted by samanthajtaylor on February 9, 2014 at 12:00 AM||comments (0)|
Here's a scholarship geared towards Valentine's Day:
1.Send an older Adult a Handmade Valentine's Day card.
2. Include 3 facts about youself & of course wishing the person a Happy Valentine's Day.
3. Upload a picture of your self with the cards. www.dosomething.org/loveletters
4. Mail them to the closest Meals on Wheels location: Aging True Meals on Wheels-- 4250 Lakeside Drive #116 Jacksonville FL 32210
Mailing in one card gives you the chance to win a $4,000 scholarship!
Contact our Academic Director, Jourdan, for more info.
|Posted by samanthajtaylor on January 26, 2014 at 7:15 PM||comments (0)|
Join our Flag Football Team!
Starts Tuesdays 1-28-14
Contact our Athletic Director, Jyn
Join our Street Team and Promo Team
Help us table, hand out flyers, and promote for all things CaribSA
Contact our Assistant Public Relations, Chante
|Posted by samanthajtaylor on January 26, 2014 at 7:10 PM||comments (0)|
They are all geared towards Caribbean Students!
Contact Jourdan our Academic Director for more information!
Latin American-Caribbean (LAC) Scholarship: https:/www.ufic.ufl.edu/iss/LACScholarship.html
To qualify, UF students must be awarded a non-duty scholarship of a minimum of $500 per semester paid from either state or federal funds. Students must be full-time and in good academic standing. Graduate or research assistantships are not considered scholarships for this purpose.
To receive the LAC Scholarship status, the qualified student must obtain a memo from the college at the start of each semester, indicating the amount of the scholarship and the semester for which it is awarded. This letter must be presented to the International Center for processing of the application for residency status for tuition purposes under Florida Statutes 1009.21.
Citizens from the following countries are eligible:
Caribbean: Antigua & Barbuda, Aruba, Bahamas, Barbados, Cayman Islands, Cuba, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Grenada, Guadeloupe, Haiti, Jamaica, Martinique, Puerto Rico, St. Kitts and Nevis, St. Lucia, St. Vincent and the Grenadines, Trinidad and Tobago, Turks and Caicos Islands, Virgin Islands.
Central America: Belize, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Panama.
South America: Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, Paraguay, Peru, Suriname, Uruguay, Venezuela.
North America: Mexico
HSF/AT&T Foundation Scholarship: http://hsf.net/en/scholarships/programs/hsf-att-foundation-scholarship
The HSF/AT&T Foundation Scholarship Program is designed to assist Hispanic dependents of AT&T employees attending two-year or four-year colleges obtain an undergraduate degree. The award amount is $1,500 for two-year colleges, $2,500 for four-year colleges, and $2,000 for one-time honorarium to attend a military academy. This program is a merit based program, not need based.
Be of Hispanic heritage
Be a U.S. citizen or legal permanent resident with a permanent resident card or passport stamped I-551 (not expired) or be granted Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA)
Be 26 years or younger as of February 14, 2014
Must enter the coupon code 14ATT on the first page of the application
Have a minimum cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale.
Must be a high school senior or graduate who plans to enroll and does enroll FULL-TIME in an undergraduate degree seeking program at a four year U.S. accredited institution or a two year community college during the 2014-2015 academic year
Must be a dependent of a regular full-time, actively employed employee of AT&T Inc., or its U.S. subsidiaries, who has a minimum of one year of employment with the company as of February 14, 2014. For purposes of this scholarship program, the term dependent is defined according to the same definition of dependent within the company-sponsored medical plan for which the employee parent is eligible, but does not include spouses or legally recognized partners.
Dependents of senior managers and officers (levels 5 and above) are NOT eligible.
U.S. citizens or legal permanent residents must apply for federal financial aid by completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) in 2014. DACA applicants must submit household income information.
The Caribbean Internship Programme: http://www.fdcchildren.org/index/what-we-do/knowledge-building-application/the-caribbean-internship-programme.html
The Caribbean Internship Project (CIP) provides students and graduates of tertiary institutions in the Caribbean with a unique opportunity to:
These young adults have the chance to gain valuable experience, exposure and leadership opportunities working in early childhood development (ECD) and family support programmes, while also earning course credits. Interns can add this experience to their resume, and include CIP references when applying for jobs.
Over the years, intern contributions have proved to be very valuable. The CIP began in 2004 as a partnership between the Centre for Population Community and Social Change (CPCSC) at the University of the West Indies (UWI), Mona campus, Jamaica, and the Caribbean Child Support Initiative (CCSI), which is now the Foundation for the Development of Caribbean Children (FDCC).
Interns are assigned to a specific FDCC programme or child-focused partner agency and social development/services Ministries in the Caribbean, and this programme or agency/ministry is host to the intern throughout their assignment.
Students must be:
In their final year of a degree programme
Recently graduated from an undergraduate programme
Currently on a Masters programme
Or a graduate of a Masters programme
Interns can be from various disciplines including Media, Education, Arts, Behavioural Sciences and any other discipline that meets FDCC programme or partner agency needs. Selection also takes into account the university’s needs and the student’s own needs. Interns must demonstrate:
Maturity and independence
Sense of adventure
Sensitivity to diverse settings and cultures
Ability to adapt to rural settings and/or unstructured work settings
Ability to adapt to unfamiliar living and working conditions
Punctuality and ability to set personal learning objectives
Ability to utilise theories and professional techniques when working with FDCC and partner agency staff and clients
Sense of commitment to tasks allocated and any established protocols
Receptivity to personal and performance assessments
Ability to establish professional relationships only with FDCC and partner agency staff and clients, and adopt any required professional dress code
Travel to an Eastern Caribbean island
Work with the FDCC or other university-approved partner agency for 2-3 months or longer
Earn a stipend for living expenses (NOT a salary)
Set their own clear learning objectives
Contribute their skills to development and research efforts
Collect data for their own thesis or dissertation while also making a useful contribution to the FDCC or partner agency
|Posted by samanthajtaylor on December 28, 2013 at 5:55 PM||comments (0)|
The UF Caribbean Student Association in co-sponsorship with the Gamma Omicron Chapter of Iota Phi Theta Inc., the UF Black Student Union, the UF Hispanic Student Association, the UF Jamaican-American Student Association, Club Creole and the ELITE Group presents the 2014 Fashion Talent Showcase "SURVIVOR: CLASH OF THE ISLANDS."
This is the 11th Annual Fashion Talent Showcase so you know it will be EPIC this year! Don't miss out, FTS will take place on January 11, 2014 in the Reitz Union Grand Ballroom. Doors open at 6:00 p.m.
ON JANUARY 11TH, ONLY ONE WILL SURVIVE!
*GET READY TO WITNESS THE ULTIMATE BATTLE*
**Photos will be taken before the show so don't be late and miss out**
AFTER FTS COME OUT TO "THE AFTERMATH" THE OFFICIAL FTS AFTER PARTY HOSTED BY ELITE!
|Posted by samanthajtaylor on October 10, 2013 at 10:45 PM||comments (0)|
Here are some scholarships you can apply for! Good Luck!
Name: Gerald L. Zachariah Memorial Fund
Criteria: Student in CALS
Application Information: Contact the College of Agricultural and Life Sciences.
Deadline: February 14, 2014
Name: O. Ruth McQuown Scholarship Fund
Criteria: The McQuown awards will be made on a competitive basis to students in the fields of Humanities (e.g., Classics, English, History, Philosophy, Religion, and Languages), Social Sciences (e.g., Anthropology, Geography, Political Science, Psychology, and Sociology), Individual Interdisciplinary Studies (that include social sciences or humanities), and Women’s Studies.
Application Information: http://www.sfa.ufl.edu/search/sites/default/files/undergradapp.pdf
Deadline: March 30, 2014
Name: Lockheed Martin Student Support Program Fund
Criteria: Student in COE
Application Information: Contact Engineering Student Services in the College of Engineering.
|Posted by samanthajtaylor on October 7, 2013 at 4:10 PM||comments (0)|
Starting October 21st, CaribSA will be participating in Dodgeball intramurals. This will continue on every Monday or Thursday ( 2 games each day) until November 6th. If you are interested, contact our Athletic Director, Jyneara!