FSU Black Alumni - Byrnes Guillaume, Esq Scholarship for a Black Student of Caribbean Descent

Recipient must be enrolled as a student at FSU during the current academic school year and must have completed or updated the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) for the current academic school year. During the current academic school year, the FSU Black Alumni will award a $1,000 Byrnes Duillaume, Esq. Scholarship to one (1) deserving student. This one-time scholarship award will be distributed to the selected recipient during the Fall semester, unless specified otherwise.

One of the purposes of this scholarship is to increase diversity at Florida State University. Any student may apply to be considered for the award; however, it is the preference of the donor that the recipient be Black or African American and of Caribbean descent (born in a Caribbean island or country or first generation American with parent(s) born in a Caribbean island or country).

FSU Black Alumni Association, Inc.
Supplemental Questions
  1. Are you of Caribbean Descent?
  2. Were your parents born in a Caribbean Island?
  3. Have you completed or updated a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) for the current academic school year?
  4. Briefly describe your academic experiences and community involvement outside the formal classroom.
  5. Provide an essay describing how you took a stand and were courageous in the face of injustice or a challenging situation, and how you used this as an opportunity to build social solidarity, encourage understanding, or broaden your academic experiences.