Frequently asked questions
Q: What is the CariScholar mentorship program?
A: The CariScholar mentorship program is a Caribbean-based mentoring initiative. Mentees (students/aspiring professionals) are paired with mentors (experienced academics/professionals) who can offer advice on education/career-related topics.
Q: Who can apply to be a mentor?
A: Potential mentors are evaluated on a case-by-case basis. Generally, academic excellence and/or professional expertise qualify you to be short-listed. Other attributes are also taken into account.
Q: Who can apply to be a mentee?
A: Potential mentees are evaluated on a case-by-case basis. Generally, we are looking for persons who demonstrate a genuine interest in furthering their academic/professional career. Please note, not every applicant will be matched to a mentor. CariScholar reserves the right to reject any application at our discretion.
Q: How do mentees communicate with mentors?
A: Mentors and mentees communicate via email.
Q: How long does the mentoring program lasts?
A: A typical CariScholar mentorship program lasts six (6) months.
Q: Do I have to pay for this service?
A: No. This service is provided free of charge.