AUC USM Scholars recognized at AUC’s Celebration of Academic Excellence | SOUALIGA NEWSDAY

SINT MAARTEN (CUPECOY) – For more than 14 years, American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine (AUC) has awarded scholarships to support students who wish to attend the University of St Martin (USM). At AUC’s Celebration of Academic Excellence held on Friday February 22nd, the most recent recipients of these scholarships to USM were announced. 

These include: Glenda Louise Destine, Keiren Franklyn, Sonia Salmon-Lindsay, Peta-Gay Samuels, Allison Stanford, Audra Hyman, Beverly Orr-Harrison, Jo-Anne Schet, and Ahyofeh Lewis-Williams. Both the President and Dean of USM were present at the ceremony to congratulate the scholars. 

In addition to providing scholarships to Sint Maarten residents who wish to attend medical school, the scholarships to USM continue to show the strong commitment AUC has to Sint Maarten. “We are thankful to AUC for their partnership and dedication in fostering a strong educational community in Sint Maarten, encouraging a strong collaboration between students of our two universities, and supporting our students financially”, said Dr. Rolinda Carter, Dean of Academics at USM. 

“While AUC is an international medical school, we’re also a proud member of Sint Maarten’s higher education community,” said Dr. Colin Michie, Associate Dean of Academic Affairs for AUC. “As we recognize AUC’s students for their achievements, we’re honoured to announce scholarships to USM for deserving residents of Sint Maarten to help them pursue their career goals.”

Student wishing to apply to the AUC USM Scholar program this year have until May 31, 2019 to do so. Application forms are now available at the Student Service Center (USM). 

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