The Gerard Marc Memorial Scholarship Fund was established in 2012 to honor the memory of Dr. Gerard Marc. Dr Marc used his energy to systematically and patiently acquire and share knowledge to empower his community. Now that he has joined the ancestors, his intellectual rigor, dedication, and generosity will forever convey the spirit of the Association with a quiet eloquence.
Gerard P. Marc was licensed in Agricultural Science, specialized in horticulture and food microbiology (preservation and canning technology). Mr. Marc also held a License in biochemistry and microbiology and completed his graduate studies in agro-industrial administration.
Mr. Marc was an entrepreneur who, as President of Home Landscaping lnc., executed and realized architectural landscaping projects for the Federal Building, Adam Clayton Powell Jr., State Office Building, Teachers College, Columbia University, Lincoln Center, Avery Fisher Hall in New York City. Mr. Marc, also offered professional services as consultant in tropical, subtropical and general agriculture as well as in systematic Caribbean botany.
As an Agricultural writer, Mr. Marc published three books, among which “Elevage des Poules et des Dindes,” and “Contamination Microbiemiedes Viandes.”
The purpose of the Gerard Marc Memorial Scholarship is to provide financial scholarships for students who are pursuing undergraduate and graduate degrees in a science, technology, engineering, and/or mathematics (STEM) field, and are members of the Association Des Ingénieurs Haïtiens et Américains (ADIHA).