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Seeking Sponsorship for Student to Attend University

By Robin Loving

Last week readers learned here of 6 of the 45 students who are competing for the 25 university scholarships Jóvenes Adelante hopes to offer this fall. To do that, we will need sponsors for each student. Sponsorships cost about US$4/day over what is typically a five-year university career, four years plus an internship.

Here are additional student profiles. While we cannot guarantee a sponsor a certain student, all of our potential students are local honors students with aspirations to break the cycles of historic economic disparity into which they have been born. If you are interested in sponsorship, Please contact me at, president of Jóvenes Adelante.

Our sponsorships are tax deductible in the US, Mexico, and Canada, and our students have an 85 percent graduation rate—higher than in the US, Mexico, or Canada.

Male civil engineering major from SMA has a great mind for math. He is passionate about math, physics, geometry, and everything related to engineering and construction. He has worked as a helper in plumbing and construction and likes working in a team as well as being a leader. His dad died two years ago, and his mom has physical problems. He has a sight problem that requires surgery, but he doesn’t have the resources to get it.

Female education major from the campo likes literature and won much recognition in high school. She hopes to be a junior high school teacher. Her dad died in the past year.

Male civil engineering major from SMA has a special talent in photography. He is passionate about construction and likes sports. He has participated with the Casa de Cultura here as a volunteer on various projects. There are many health problems in his family, especially with sight, which is his situation. He needs new glasses but doesn’t have the resources to get them.

Female administration major from SMA has special talents in singing, dancing, and drawing. She is a natural leader who has participated with the municipal institute for youth on various projects.

Female psychology major from SMA has a special talent in writing. She has participated in various social projects and wants to study psychology because she likes to help people better their lives.

Female environmental engineering major from SMA has special talents in oratory, drawing, and painting. She is a natural leader.

Female accounting major from the campo likes to help others with their math.

Female marketing major from SMA plays the piano and speaks basic English and Japanese. She is very creative.

Male physical ed/sports science major from SMA has a passion for soccer. He has been a trainer for underprivileged children and is a trainer at his high school. He believes youth can have a healthier life through sports. Overweight youth worry him.

Female tourism major from the campo is very good at volleyball. She likes knowing about diverse cultures and places. She is very persistent and has been a group leader at her school.

For more information, see Jó and/or call Robin Loving at 415 112 3413 (SMA) or 925 476 8117 (US/Canada).


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