Young Caribbean Professional Network Scholarship 2022

The Young Caribbean Professional Network (YCPN) will be again offering scholarships through the YCPN Scholarship Fund in 2022. These awards will be distributed during our International Awards and Scholarship Ceremony on October 19th 2022. During this flagship event we will celebrate our past as well as current scholars, highlight the fundraising efforts we do in the Community, and facilitate networking amongst yourselves and powerful Caribbean leaders and executives. This ceremony itself is also a fundraiser that will help us continue our support of needy college students in Philadelphia and Caribbean high school students attending the Penn Relays. YCPN is dedicated to creating access to education and economic opportunities for diverse students and young professionals in the global market-place. 

Each scholarship will be in the region of $2,500.00 and will be targeted to Minority, Caribbean, and/or Latino students at local and regional universities. To qualify, students must:

  • Be a full-time student enrolled at a university
  • Have a GPA of 2.5 or above
  • Be involved in community service

Additionally, students receiving the scholarship agree to become ambassadors for YCPN in their respective communities by promoting the organization, volunteering, and participating in YCPN events.

Apply online at Application requirements include a resume, Unofficial Transcript, and again this year we will accept either a written (350-500 words) or video essay (3-5 min long). The essay must address the following points:

  • Introduce yourself
  • Tell us about some of your biggest achievements (sell yourself!)
  • Tell us about some difficulties you’ve overcome and what you’ve learned
  • Tell us what you hope to achieve in the next 3-5 years
  • Describe your community service involvement
  • Tell us what you hope to do with the scholarship money if you are chosen

Applications are due October 1st, 2022 by 11:59PM EST.