The D Terrence Foster Foundation Inc. (The Foundation) established a scholarship program in 2016 to provide eligible students with financial assistance to complete their high school education. This scholarship is intended to cover tuition, fees, books &/or other miscellaneous academic needs.
The scholarship is funded by contributions from individuals, organizations, as well as, monies raised in various fundraising activities put on by the Foundation. Scholarships will be awarded at the beginning of each school year (September), to be renewed for three years, if student maintains the eligibility requirements.
The number of available scholarships will be announced annually. Each scholarship awarded varies between US$100.00 up to a maximum of US$500.00 (or above in special cases). The amount of the award &/or number of available scholarships may change at any time. To be eligible for consideration for this scholarship, applicants must meet the following requirements:
a) Be a student in the Second Form (Grade 8) at a participating High
b) Demonstrate financial need.
c) Be in good academic standing, having a B average or better in
their first year at the participating High School.
d) Maintaining a B average or better while participating in the
e) Participate in extra-curricular activities i.e. mentor, tutor, athletics,
student government, etc.
f) Must have maintained perfect attendance in the first form, except
in the case of illness.
g) Good citizenship and conduct.
h) Submit an application for the scholarship along with an essay of
400-500 words stating how this award will assist you in achieving
your educational goals.
To be successful in any field, aspiring leaders require role models and guidance. DTF Foundation is poise to help young leaders starting a career in any field including healthcare with that guidance by job shadowing its Founder and CEO, Dr. D. Terrence Foster. Dr. Foster believes mentoring young healthcare professionals gives him the extraordinary opportunity to facilitate a protege's personal and professional growth by sharing his knowledge learned through years of training and experience.
DTF Foundation will also pair young professionals in other career fields with Mentors. This may be healthcare, engineering, accounting, business, information technology, law enforcement, and many others.
We at the DTF Foundation believes mentoring young professionals gives them an extraordinary opportunity to facilitate a protege's personal and professional growth by sharing knowledge learned through years of training and experience. In general, any professional who has developed levels of skill and experience in their field, can contribute to the development of someone who has an interest in that area.
We believe mentoring benefits the Mentee in various ways such as, enhance their skills, create a legacy that has a lasting impact on the Mentee and their respective field, and develop and retain talented professionals in various organizations.
We encourage you to volunteer and become a Mentor!
The D Terrence Foster Foundation is constantly working to bring new programs to the less fortunate.