Applications Open For Annual CAFCI Student Assistance Awards

For 30 years, Caribbean-Americans for Community in Florida Inc. (CAFCI), a Royal Palm Beach-based nonprofit community organization has provided awards to deserving students to assist with their college expenses. Palm Beach County high school seniors interested in applying for the award may obtain the application at The completed, signed application is due by March 1.

Requirements for the CAFCI award include a cumulative GPA of 2.7 or higher; an official transcript in a sealed envelope; a letter of acceptance from an accredited college or institute of higher education; evidence of school and community involvement; two letters of recommendation from teachers, counselors or coaches; and an essay to demonstrate interest and knowledge of Caribbean culture and affairs.

Students meeting the requirements will be invited for an interview, after which the selection for awards is made.

CAFCI Student Assistance funds are raised by generous donations from CAFCI members and supporters, community partners/stakeholders, and from proceeds generated from fundraisers and CAFCI’s Annual Friendship Ball.

For more information about CAFCI, visit or call (561) 790-4002.