The Haitian Education and Leadership Program (HELP) provides merit-based university scholarships in Haiti for top high school graduates who could never afford the tuition. HELP serves bright, motivated young men and women with a proven record of academic achievement for whom the only obstacle to a university education and a better future is the lack of financial resources. HELP scholarships contribute to the growth of Haiti’s professional class and change long-standing inequities and rigid class structure. Founded through the partnership of one American teacher, Conor Bohan, and one student, Isemonde Joseph, in 1997, who later went on to medical school and is now an MD in Port-au-Prince, HELP is now the hope of many bright young people who are working to transform their nation and their world.