Scholarships for Outstanding Students in Argentina

 
$54,291
$25,709
Raised
Remaining
Dec 1, 2009

Great Grades for Scholarship Recipients

VISIONAR supporters have reasons to be proud. All five students we are sponsoring are making progress toward their college degrees. They are driven, smart, hard working, and their efforts are paying off. VISIONAR is providing these young Argentines with the opportunity to study. In return, VISIONAR asks for their serious commitment to success. VISIONAR requires a minimum GPA of 7.00, which is equivalent to a “B” in the American grading system, and at least 4 hours of community service per month. VISIONAR is managed seamlessly by a local non-profit organization, Atrapasueños, run by Miss Evelina Feraudo. Atrapasueños board member Graciela Asis is instrumental in the success of VISIONAR in Argentina. Graciela is the on-site manager and mentor to the students. VISIONAR is very thankful to Graciela and Evelina for joining us in making this dream come true.

Please read the attached newsletter for further details on the student's progress!


Attachments:
Jul 29, 2009

VISIONAR's five scholars

Emiliano, the first VISIONAR scholar, is now in his third year of Information Technology studies at the Universidad Tecnologica Nacional, in San Francisco, Argentina.

Emiliano has received recognition from the Dean of UTN for his dedication and his academic achievements. His current GPA is 7.22 /10. Emiliano’s extracurricular interests include volunteering at Atrapasueños’ library.

“I want to become an IT Engineer because it is a career with great potential. My aspiration is to work in companies of great reputation, either in Argentina or abroad.”

Carolina is in her first year of Law school at the Universidad de Ciencias Empresariales y Sociales (UCES). Carolina also loves English and Oriental dances. As for community service, Carolina helps students with learning disabilities. Elizabeth’s goal is to earn a degree in Social Work, from FASTA.

Elizabeth graduated from IPEM 315 Jose Hernandez High School in November 2008, with honors. “I care about my future, I want to grow, and I aspire to help others in my community.”

Karen started a Human Resources program at Escuela Normal Dr Nicolas Avellaneda. In her spare time, she loves to help others in need, be it her mother’s ill friend, or kids in the hospital.

Lucrecia has always loved math, and is now focused on her objective to become a public accountant. She is enrolled in a 4-year program at the Universidad de Ciencias Empresariales y Sociales (UCES).

VISIONAR is proud of its five sponsored students and wishes them great success!

Mar 2, 2009

Meet our new VISIONAR scholars!!

FOUR deserving students have started college programs in 2009 with YOUR support! Open the attached document to learn more about our students.

In addition, Emiliano, our first VISIONAR student, is now starting his 3rd year of college, with continued support from your donations.

This brings the total number of VISIONAR students to FIVE in 2009.

THANK YOU FOR YOUR CONTINUED SUPPORT!


Attachments:
Sep 10, 2008

VISIONAR scholarships; ARGENTINA

Elizabeth, 2008 VISIONAR scholar, Argentina
Elizabeth, 2008 VISIONAR scholar, Argentina

Please check out this attached document for exciting news about VISIONAR! We awarded FOUR new scholarships in San Francisco, Argentina, in August 2008. Also, here are photos of our new scholars.

Carolina and Karen, 2008 VISIONAR scholars, Argentina
Carolina and Karen, 2008 VISIONAR scholars, Argentina

Attachments:
Feb 6, 2008

First scholarship recipient: Emiliano Gudino

Emiliano Gudino - Scholarship recipient
Emiliano Gudino - Scholarship recipient

Emiliano's Bio. First scholarship recipient - San Francisco, Argentina

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Organization

Atrapasuenos

San Francisco, Cordoba, Argentina

Project Leader

Gabriela Mondino

Scholarship Founder and Manager
Chicago, IL United States

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Map of Scholarships for Outstanding Students in Argentina