Deadline For CAFCI Scholarships

The deadline is Saturday, March 28 for graduating seniors applying for financial assistance from the Caribbean-Americans for Community Involvement (CAFCI).

This year’s graduating seniors who wish to apply for financial assistance must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher and must complete an application. Proof of acceptance from their prospective institution of higher learning must accompany the application. Applications are available on the CAFCI web site,, and from the CAFCI office.

Applicants must be a resident of Palm Beach County, currently attend high school in Palm Beach County, demonstrate an interest in Caribbean-American affairs, provide a completed application postmarked no later than March 28, provide an acceptance letter from a college/university and be available for an interview on April 18. Applicants must also be able to attend a presentation ceremony, if selected, on May 16 at 7 p.m. at Village Golf Club in Royal Palm Beach.

Applications and accompanying documents must be sent to 1030 Royal Palm Beach Blvd., Box 11, Royal Palm Beach, FL 33411, Attention: Student Assistance.

For more information, call Dr. Elaine Ealy at (561) 790-4002 or e-mail