Helen's Daughters Scholarship Programme

The Helen's Daughters Organization established the Helen's Daughters Scholarship to provide one female student attending the Sir Arthur Lewis Community College with the opportunity to further their education in order to pursue careers in agriculture.

All of their tuition fees will be paid for by the scholarship, along with an internship at the organization during the Agricultural Studies.

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Applicants must meet the following requirements;
  • Must be a Saint Lucian citizen.
  • Must be a high school graduate.
  • Must be a female under 35 years old.
  • Must provide proof of acceptance for admission at the Sir Arthur Lewis Community College.
  • Must be passionate about Agriculture/Agri-business.
  • Must be from a low-income family/household.
  • Possess a minimum of five (5) passes at CXC General Level (Grades I, II, III), including Mathematics, English A and subjects pertinent to the area of study.
  • Is not a recipient of any other scholarship or subsidy offered by the Sir Arthur Lewis Community College or Government of Saint Lucia.
  • Must maintain a cumulative Grade Point Average of 2.75 or higher.
Required Documents;
  • Certified copy of high school diploma.
  • Certified copy of CXC certificate and professional development certificates related to study interests.
  • One (1) Passport- size photograph.
  • A completed scholarship application form.
  • Academic transcript(s).
  • A reference from a non-family member explaining their financial needs, academic merit, club membership and professional aspiration.
Duration of Programmes

Application Process

Interested persons must submit applications online via agriculture@apps.salcc.edu.lc

  • Scan all required documents (ensure that all documents are legible).
  • Upload the required documents.
  • After submitting the online application, you will receive a confirmation email.
  • Declaration form.

The deadline for applications is Friday, September 2, 2022.

Download Application Form

Selection Criteria

The following will be considered when awarding the scholarship to applicants;

  • Applicant’s history of extracurricular activities, community involvement and clubs.
  • Applicant’s demonstrated dedication to their nation’s social and economic advancement.
  • Applicant’s academic merit.
  • Equity criteria (financial hardship, sole parent/unemployment, medical condition/disability, etc.).
  • Personal attributes.

Frequently Asked Questions

  1. How should my scholarship application and associated materials be submitted?

    All applications and associated application materials must be submitted together electronically to agriculture@apps.salcc.edu.lc. In the subject of your email for your electronic submission please write, “Helen's Daughters Scholarship Submission.” ONLY electronic applications are accepted.

    Scanned electronic copies of the scholarship application and associated materials are accepted. Scholarship applications and associated application materials submitted in other forms will not be accepted. The scholarship application and associated materials should be submitted in one email from each scholarship applicant to prevent incomplete submissions.

  2. What happens if I apply for the Helen's Daughters Scholarship and then obtain another scholarship?

    All applicants are urged to inform our office of any outside scholarships.

  3. When do applicants receive notification of the scholarship decision?

    All applicants who submitted a completed application will receive an email with our decision. You will know that you have successfully submitted an application once you receive an email from us confirming that we have received your submission.

  4. If I am selected, how will the funds be distributed to me?

    The scholarship award will be distributed directly to the college finance department towards the scholars’ tuition expenses.

  5. Can I be awarded the scholarship more than once?

    No. At this time you can only be awarded this scholarship once. However, there are no limitations on how often you can apply if you have never been awarded the scholarship.

    All completed applications accompanied by all required supporting materials will be reviewed by the Scholarship Application Evaluation Committee to ensure that every applicant receives full consideration.

    Applicants will be scored using a points system based on the quality of the content provided and a possible match with donor eligibility preferences. The committee also will assess students based on previous academic performance and the alignment of a candidate’s coursework with approved programs of study.

    All decisions by the Scholarship Application Evaluation Committee are final and any attempts by applicants to lobby or persuade the committee during the process will result in immediate disqualification.


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