Project #10617

English course for 200 Mexican aspiring scientists

by Fundación Proacceso
Sep 7, 2012

Four aspiring scientists to study English at RIA

E-flyer to encourage scientists to study English
E-flyer to encourage scientists to study English

Thanks to all of you who have supported our project in GlobalGiving, we are going to be able to help four aspiring young scientists learn English. This will help them gain access to better schools and be able to share their understanding of science with their communities and their country.

Who are they? They are students aged 15 – 21 from marginalized communities in Mexico who are participating in Mexico’s National Science Fair in October 2012.

We designed an e-flyer to spread the word to all the young scientists and encourage them to share their thoughts on the importance of learning English and of course be part of the RIA community by enrolling in our English course. Through this project, we aim to draw attention to the importance of learning English so that we can motivate students to strengthen their academic performance and use their talents to give back to their families and communities. We will also try to help them prepare for the best international competitions in their field.

So far we have received 4 scholarship applications that we will be able to provide thanks to your generosity. We want to share some excerpts from their application essays with you:


In my case it is almost mandatory to learn English. My academic background and research interest in Nanotechonology mean that English is of utmost importance if I want to have access to scientific articles, specialized magazines, and the most influential books in my field. Ever since I decided to get involved in science, I was aware of the importance of English. That is why I am studying and working at the same time to be able to afford an English course someday.

-Juan Carlos Reyes, 22, Student from Tecamac

I am interested in learning English because nowadays its the language that is spoken all over the world. It would allow me to access specialized books and software that are available only in English. This would help me stay on the cutting edge of Science. Although I already have some basic knowledge, I would like to perfect my English language skills so that one day I can study a post-graduate degree abroad.

- Mario Ángel López Juárez, 23, Student from Cuautitlán Izcalli

We are looking forward to receiving more great stories about how learning English is important to improve these scientists’ future!

Many thanks


En mi caso es más que importante aprender inglés, por mi formación académica y de investigador, incursionando en la ciencia de la Nanotecnología, el saber inglés es una obligación. Todos los artículos de investigación científica, revistas y libros más influyentes solo existen en ese idioma. Desde que quise involucrarme en esta ciencia sabía de la exigencia del ingles, es por ello que estudio y trabajo para poder algún día llegar a solventar un curso de este idioma.

-Juan Carlos Reyes, 22 años , estudiante en Tecamac.


Me interesa aprender inglés ya que hoy en día es el idioma que más se habla en todo el mundo. Me gustaría aprender Inglés para poder tener acceso a libros especializados y a software que se desarrollan principalmente en este idioma, esto me ayudaría a estar a la vanguardia. A pesar de que tengo conocimientos básicos del idioma, me gustaría dominarlo a la perfección ya que en mis planes está el poder realizar algún posgrado en el extranjero.

- Mario Ángel López Juárez, 23, estudiante en Cuautitlán Izcalli



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Fundación Proacceso

Location: Toluca, Mexico - Mexico
Website: http:/​/​
Project Leader:
Angela Aguilera
Mexico City, Mexico

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