DONOR PROFILES

Our work is made possible only by our generous donors.  Every gift made goes toward transforming the lives of Bahamians through education and opportunity. Thank you!

Whether you live in The Bahamas year-round or enjoy the beauty of the islands for a season, you believe that increasing access to higher education is key to developing a prosperous, healthy and peaceful country for all.

We cannot thank you enough for your belief in our mission and for trusting us with your donations.

DONOR STORIES

As a Scholar, I’ve benefitted from the generosity of the Foundation and its donors. I hope many others will benefit just as I did, and use the opportunity to impact their personal lives, professions, and country positively.

Damian Forbes, Lyford Cay Scholar

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Damian Forbes, Lyford Cay Scholar

As a Scholar, I’ve benefitted from the generosity of the Foundation and its donors. I hope many others will benefit just as I did, and use the opportunity to impact their personal lives, professions, and country positively.
I remain convinced that supporting tertiary education is the best investment in a nation’s future.

Catharina Birchall

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Catharina Birchall

I remain convinced that supporting tertiary education is the best investment in a nation’s future.
In considering non-profits who had similar beliefs (to our Foundation) and served Bahamian youth, Lyford Cay Foundations have a clear track record of executing programmes with positive results.

 

Vanessa Kerzner

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Vanessa Kerzner

In considering non-profits who had similar beliefs (to our Foundation) and served Bahamian youth, Lyford Cay Foundations have a clear track record of executing programmes with positive results.  
As an Alumna, it gives me a great sense of pride, honor and joy to now be able to give back to the institution that has had a mammoth impact on my life.

Chara Roberts, Lyford Cay Scholar

2017-01-09T22:47:21+00:00

Chara Roberts, Lyford Cay Scholar

As an Alumna, it gives me a great sense of pride, honor and joy to now be able to give back to the institution that has had a mammoth impact on my life.
It is an honour to be part of the generosity of the Foundation as you always manage to do ‘the right thing.’

Terry and Eileen Kistler

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Terry and Eileen Kistler

It is an honour to be part of the generosity of the Foundation as you always manage to do ‘the right thing.’

SCHOLARSHIPS ESTABLISHED BY OUR DONORS

In honour of the late Estelle Siebens

Awarded annually for students studying agriculture, architecture, economics, education, engineering, marine construction, marine design, and manufacturing systems at the undergraduate or graduate level.

In honour of the late Harry C. Moore

Awarded annually for students studying in the applied, visual or fine arts at the undergraduate or graduate level. Applicants submit a portfolio of work which is reviewed an independent screening committee of artists, many of whom are Lyford Cay Scholars.

In honour of the late Sir John Templeton

Four graduate scholarships, two for theology and two for business awarded annually.

In honour of Arthur R.G. Solmssen, Jr. and the late Sir John Templeton

Awarded annually for study at the graduate or technical level in specific fields of study relating to law.

Awarded annually for study at the graduate level.

Two scholarships awarded annually for study in fields related to marine and environmental sciences and marine mechanics.

In honour of the late Fiona Albek

Awarded annually at the graduate level for specific fields of study related to marine and environmental sciences, agriculture, aquaculture, fisheries and marine resources management.

In honour of Loretta S. Rogers, Lisa, Edward Jr., Melinda and Martha Rogers, and in memory of Edward S. Rogers, Sr.

Two scholarships awarded annually for study in Canada at the undergraduate level. Preference is given to students who are first generation college students.

In honour of William, Catharina, Charles, Alexander and Lillian Birchall

For study in Canada at the undergraduate level.

In memory of Robert A. Nihon and Robert A. Nihon II

For study in Canada at the undergraduate level.