Provide Scholarships to Mayan High School Students

 
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Provide Scholarships to Mayan High School Students

Provide Scholarships to Mayan High School Students
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Student selected one of 250 local villages

Student selected one of 250 local villages
Scholarships will be made available to students who demonstrate leadership potential and high academic ability. (view small | med | large | orig)

Female student addresses Inauguration Ceremony

Female student addresses Inauguration Ceremony
As a scholarship condition, students will serve their communities through an internship program after completing their three years at the center. The purpose of the internship is to ensure that an entire village can benefit as well as the student from the education provided. The ultimate goal is that the training will be used in their communities to create improvements in education, health, and food production. (view small | med | large | orig)

Students come from four linguistic groups

Students come from four linguistic groups
Indigenous youth in this region are the first generation to receive higher education. (view small | med | large | orig)

Students cook meals under rustic conditions

Students cook meals under rustic conditions
Future students aid in constructing dormitory cabins. (view small | med | large | orig)

Solar power and a satellite system power computers

Solar power and a satellite system power computers
Qualifying students must demonstrate high academic ability and leadership potential. (view small | med | large | orig)

The high school is located in a remote rainforest

The high school is located in a remote rainforest
The Mayan Center's educational facility is planned as one-of-a-kind in Guatemala (view small | med | large | orig)

Students making benches for the school

Students making benches for the school
Photo from Progress Report 'August 2008 Update' (view small | med | large | orig)

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Organization

Adopt-a-Village in Guatemala

North Miami Beach, Florida, United States
http://www.adoptavillage.com/

Project Leader

Frances Dixon

North Miami Beach, Florida United States

Where is this project located?

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