Caribbean American Association of Lake County – SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION


Application Deadline: March 15th, 2024

  • The Caribbean-American Association of Lake County (CAALC) is pleased to announce its $1,000 scholarship, which may be used at any accredited vocational-technical school, community college, four-year college, or university.
  • To be eligible for the scholarship, applicants must be seniors at LMHS, ERHS, SLHS, LHS, or THS who will graduate in the year in which the scholarship is being awarded. Virtual/Hybrid students linked with these schools are eligible. The following three private schools are also eligible: Liberty Christian Prep in Leesburg, real Life Academy in Clermont, and Hope Academy in Groveland.
  • A minimum GPA of 3.0
  • All applicants must be of Caribbean heritage and need to specify their connection to the Caribbean.
  • The scholarship is awarded based on academic record, involvement in community or extra-curricular activities, and good character.
  • The scholarship funds will be forwarded directly to the institution of learning selected by the recipient. 
  • Applicants must submit a complete application packet, which must include:
    • A fully completed application form.
    • A statement/essay detailing the applicant’s education and career plans and explaining how the scholarship will help in achieving stated goals.
    • 2 references (teacher, guidance counselor, coach, pastor, or employer/supervisor)
  • The winner/s must agree to submit a head/shoulder picture that will be uploaded onto our website.

(352) 978-0813

131 Chestnut St.
Clermont, FL 34711

NOTE: Please submit your completed application to the association email address or return to your guidance counselor before March 15th, 2024.

Questions/comments: Andrea Wright

(Chairperson Education Committee)