About Us

The Caribbean Scholarship Foundation (CSF)


The Caribbean Scholarship Foundation is a charitable organization registered in Canada. It is managed by a board comprised of influential members of the diaspora and friends of the Caribbean.


The Foundation will provide scholarships and study grants to students who are nationals of the Caribbean region to pursue post secondary studies.


These individuals must demonstrate high levels of academic achievement and leadership potential and express a strong desire to make a positive contribution to their communities.


 We are appealing to individuals, businesses, and institutions to lend their support to the Foundation to help us give more. 

Charitable Number #848975280RR0001


Our Governing Board

The Caribbean Scholarship Foundation is governed by a number of high profile and influential leaders from the Caribbean Diaspora.

Mr. Colin Benjamin, Board Chair

Mr. Benjamin holds recognition from the following institutions: Masters of Health Services Administration, University of Kings College HT (ASCP) American Society for Clinical Pathologists Bachelors in Health Sciences, Northland Open University

Mr. Alan J.F. Ballak, Board Director

Mr. Ballak currently holds a number of titles, namely: President of TNC (Trade Network Canada) Ontario # company cob as an international marketing and management consulting company. As well, Alan is a VP and senior consultant for Jatro Greentech Inc an Integrated Sustainable Alternative Energy Company. 


Mr. Parker Woods, CPA, CMA, Board Director

Mr. Woods is a retired Senior Tax Auditor, Canada Revenue Agency. He is currently the CEO of Woods & Woods Tax Consulting.

Mrs. Nicole. Woods, PhD, Advisor to the Board of Directors

Mrs. Woods is Director of The Centre for Ambulatory Care Education (CACE), Faculty of Medicine, and University of Toronto at Women’s College Hospital. Dr. Woods joined the University of Toronto in 2006 and leads a successful program of research in health professions education. A cognitive psychologist by training, her work focuses on the role of biomedical knowledge in clinical reasoning and the value of basic science training in the development of medical expertise. Dr. Woods is currently Associate Professor in the Department of Family and Community Medicine and an Education Scientist at the Wilson Centre, Faculty of Medicine, and University of Toronto at University Health Network.