Canada Hall Scholarship 2015-2016 Awarded to Aaron D’Arbasie

Canada Hall Scholarship Awardee 2015-2016 Aaron D'arbasie
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Canada Hall Scholarship Awardee 2015-2016 Aaron D'arbasie
Canada Hall Scholarship Awardee 2015-2016 Aaron D’arbasie

News Americas Now, New York, April 23, 2016: Aaron D’Arbasie has been awarded the 2015-2016 Canada Hall Scholarship.  The Canada Hall Scholarship of US$2,000 is tenable at the University of the West Indies in St. Augustine, Trinidad and is for students enrolled at the St. Augustine, Trinidad campus and who live on Canada Hall.

Mr. D’Arbasie is a 2nd Year student pursuing Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering in the Faculty of Engineering. He was born in Trinidad and attended Bishop Anstey Junior School and Fatima College in Trinidad and Tobago. He serves as Vice President of The Society of Mechanical Engineers, a student affiliate of the Institute of Mechanical Engineers.

He is a Hermit, a group of Canada Hall residents that work together to support each other through university and he was recently elevated by his peers to serve on Canada Hall’s Hall Committee.

The Canada Hall Scholarship was established in 2013 and is funded by contributions from Canada Hall alumni in the United States, Canada, Australia, the United Kingdom and Jamaica. The scholarship is managed by The American Foundation for the University of The West Indies and was founded by a group of Canada Hall alumni.

The American Foundation for the University of the West Indies (AFUWI) was established in 1956 to develop an endowment fund in the United States for The University of the West Indies (UWI). Over the past decades, AFUWI has provided scholarships and grants and funded many special projects to foster the development of the University of the West Indies

The University community is made up of the 17 member countries of Anguilla, Antigua & Barbuda, The Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Bermuda, British Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands, Dominica, Grenada, Jamaica, Montserrat, St. Kitts & Nevis, St. Lucia, St. Vincent & The Grenadines, Trinidad & Tobago and Turks and Caicos Islands.