Sydonie Neysmith Scholarship for Titchfield High Students
Sydonie Neysmith is a dynamic, creative leader and second time donor to the Grace Scholarship Fund. Over the years, her leadership has successfully impacted South Florida community organizations such as the Broward Outreach Center, Dade County High Schools and The Swan Circle, a mentorship program created by Ms. Neysmith, in which successful women aim to lead high school girls towards a solid career path by serving as mentors from high school, throughout college and beyond the first years as working professionals.
Presently, she holds over 15 years of industry experience in Finance. She has worked with a wide range of Fortune 1000 companies to enhance their financial and strategic planning processes. She currently holds a key role with a leading health care organization where she recruits, trains and develops an agile team of analysts.
Outside of her corporate role, Ms. Neysmith runs a successful event management company, Black Swan Events Inc., specializing in special events, festivals and concerts. She has organized some of the most influential and memorable occasions in the northeastern and southeastern United States and is a strong advocate of health awareness, community service and mentoring.
Sydonie holds a Master’s in Business Administration from Nova Southeastern University, Fort Lauderdale, FL and a Bachelor of Science in Business from Concordia College, New York, NY. On a more personal note, Sydonie is the proud mother of a sophomore studying Economics and Spanish who serves as the 2018 Class President at Wellesley College in Wellesley, MA.
Scholarship Amount: $500USD
Application Deadline: May 1st, 2016
-Must be a Jamaican National
-Must be current student at Titchfield High or be a recent graduate of Titchfield High
-Must be currently enrolled as a full-time student at any college or university on the island of Jamaica OR planning to be enrolled in the next 9 months