Scholarships for Outstanding Students in Argentina

 
£33,862
£15,524
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Remaining
Mar 26, 2012

VISIONAR: one graduation; one new scholarship

VISIONAR: SUPPORTING HIGHER EDUCATION IN ARGENTINA, ONE STUDENT AT A TIME

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 First VISIONAR graduate and new VISIONAR scholar

The first quarter of 2012 has been very eventful for the organization, with our first VISIONAR graduate and a new VISIONAR scholar on our roster of outstanding students.

Karen Tatiana Centurion is the first VISIONAR scholarship recipient to have completed her coursework. In December 2011, Karen finished the program to be certified as Human Resources manager and is ready to receive her diploma from Insitucion Cervantes after presentation of her thesis in a few weeks (scheduled for April 2012). Karen's final grade point average was 7.8 / 10, equivalent of a B in the US grading system.

 Karen's parents and siblings Rosana, Nadia and Oscar are very proud of her accomplishment. With her degree in Human Resources, Karen plans to move to a larger city in Argentina, possibly Cordoba or Santa Fe, where she is hoping to get a job so that she can embark on her next project: to continue studying in a national university and to expand her horizons, possibly in the area of psychology.

Karen, VISIONAR wishes you continued success! As you finish one important chapter and start another, we would like to leave this quote with you:  "The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams" (Eleanor Roosevelt).

Continuing with our mission to help one student at a time, in the month of February we brought on board a new VISIONAR student, Pamela Pinciroli.

Pamela graduated high school from Escuela Normal Superior Dr Nicolas Avellaneda, in San Francisco, with a GPA of 8.73/10 (equivalent to A- in the US grading system). Pamela is now enrolled in FASTA (Fraternidad de Agrupaciones Santo Tomas de Aquino), in San Francisco, Argentina, to pursue a three-year degree in English studies / translation. After getting her degree, Pamela is determined to pursue further education in studies in International Relations.

Pamela has proven herself not only academically but also as an important contributor to the community with various volunteering activities: at a retirement home, at the local library, and tutoring other students. In addition, in 2011 Pamela was selected by the US Embassy among 12 Argentine students to participate in a 3-month Youth Ambassadors program in the US. During that program, Pamela had the opportunity to do community service in Washington DC and Johnson City, TN.

 VISIONAR welcomes Pamela and wishes her great success!


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Organization

Atrapasuenos

San Francisco, Cordoba, Argentina

Project Leader

Gabriela Mondino

Scholarship Founder and Manager
Chicago, IL United States

Where is this project located?

Map of Scholarships for Outstanding Students in Argentina