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MiraCosta College to Award More than $360,000 in Scholarships to 360 Students

May 8, 2015

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As a single mother, Eunice Molina worked two jobs for nearly 20 years to support herself and her four children. Today, Molina is back in school and on her way to earning a bachelor’s degree. Molina is one of the hundreds of students who will be awarded grants and scholarships totaling more than $360,000 at […]

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MiraCosta College Awards $254,000 in Scholarships

May 9, 2014

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After overcoming numerous challenges during a troubled childhood, Maria Aguilar left her foster parents behind in Arizona to live with a sister in Oceanside when she was 17. A graduate of El Camino High School, Aguilar was accepted into UCLA but couldn’t afford to go. Instead, she enrolled at MiraCosta College, where she will graduate […]

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Mexican Consul in San Diego: “Education is the solution”

October 25, 2013

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By Pablo J. Sáinz The Consul General of Mexico in San Diego, Remedio Gomez Arnau, repeated it several times: “Education is critical to have a better future.” Indeed that phrase becomes a reality in the lives of the 162 students who this year received educational grants from the IME-BECAS Program, founded in 2a005 by the […]

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UC San Diego Announces New Undergraduate Scholarship Program

April 19, 2013

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Offer to eligible students at Gompers Preparatory Academy, Lincoln High School and The Preuss School UCSD is in effect a full-ride scholarship More than 30 high school students and their families joined University of California, San Diego Chancellor Pradeep K. Khosla last night at a special event in Southeast San Diego to celebrate the launch […]

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COMMUNITY NOTES:

January 11, 2013

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CALLING ALL ARTISTS! Applications for two art grant opportunities in Chula Vista are now being accepted. The Performing and Visual Arts Grant is open for applications from individuals or groups. Projects eligible for the grants include dance performances, media arts, theater, musical performance, photography, or folk arts. The deadline to apply is February 15, 2013. Nominations […]

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Coca-Cola se une a Supermercados Selectos a Nivel Nacional para Otorgar $300.000 al Hispanic Scholarship Fund en el Mes de la Herencia Hispana

September 28, 2012

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La Coca-Cola Company anunció hoy una campaña con el Hispanic Scholarship Fund (HSF) para otorgar más de 300.000 dólares en becas durante el Mes de la Herencia Hispana. La iniciativa Destapa su Futuro, en conjunto con supermercados selectos a nivel nacional, tiene como objetivo ayudar a HSF a cerrar la brecha de graduaciones universitarias de […]

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“We provide an academic family for students”

June 8, 2012

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By Pablo Jaime Sáinz Karla Garcia graduated from Otay Ranch High School, in Chula Vista, this month, and this fall will be attending the University of California at Berkeley, where she plans to major in Political Science. It was her experience during an internship at Chula Vista’s Deputy Mayor Rudy Ramirez’s office that made her […]

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Speaker Pérez Discusses Middle Class Scholarship Act

May 11, 2012

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In this Democratic weekly radio address, Speaker John A. Pérez (D-Los Angeles) testified before the Assembly Higher Education Committee regarding AB 1501, one of two bills that make up the Middle Class Scholarship Act, which slashes state college fees for middle class Californians by two-thirds. The Committee unanimously passed the bill on a bipartisan vote. […]

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Community Notes/BECAS

February 17, 2012

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Presidente Pérez Revela el Acta de la Beca Escolar de la Clase Media Entre un alto incremento en la matrícula universitaria y una agobiante economía, la clase media de California está siendo exprimida de la oportunidad de alcanzar una educación superior. El presidente de la Asamblea John A. Pérez desea reanudar la promesa de una […]

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$30,000 para títulos de post-grado para Latinos ofrece The Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation

December 2, 2011

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    The Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation, busca atraer a estudiantes Latinos a que obtengan una Maestría en educación, entregándoles una beca de $30,000. Las aplicaciones están abiertas en EducaWW.org y el plazo final para completar las solicitudes es el 10 de Enero del 2012.  Pueden aplicar a estas becas individuos que tengan un […]

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SUHI Foundation Donation to Better Prepare Students for College

November 11, 2011

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SUHI Foundation Donation to Better Prepare Students for College

    Sweetwater High will get new science equipment to begin an AP Biology class, thanks to the generous donation of the SUHI Foundation.     Foundation members presented a check for $10,314 to Sweetwater High Principal Dr. Roman Del Rosario on Thursday. Also in attendance at the ceremony were Sweetwater District Board Vice President Pearl Quiñones […]

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Higher education dream of murdered teen remains alive

October 21, 2011

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Higher education dream of murdered teen remains alive

By Pablo Jaime Sáinz     José Luis Rodriguez was celebrating his 18th birthday on Nov. 23, 2007, when he was fatally shot in an unsolved shooting that took place in Chula Vista.     Rodriguez was a recent graduate of Sweetwater High School, and was enrolled in his first semester at San Diego City College. His […]

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Time Warner Cable & C-SPAN Invite Students to 8th Annual National Documentary Contest

October 7, 2011

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Grades 6 -12 compete for more than $50,000 in prizes     With families struggling to afford college tuition, Time Warner Cable and C-SPAN are teaming up together to provide a contest that helps pave the way. Middle and high school students are challenged to bring the U.S. Constitution to life in a video documental competition, […]

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Compre una Pulsera de $3 para apoyar el programa Payless Inspiring Possibilities Scholarship Dedicado a la Educación

September 16, 2011

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Compre una Pulsera de $3 para apoyar el programa Payless Inspiring Possibilities Scholarship Dedicado a la Educación

   Para celebrar el mes de la herencia hispana, Payless ShoeSource ha lanzado, por cuarto año consecutivo, el programa Payless Inspiring Possibilities Scholarship junto con Hispanic Scholarship Fund (HSF). A partir del 1 de septiembre, Payless venderá pulseras de edición limitada a $3 cada una, ideales para coleccionar o ponerse varias a la vez, y […]

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Mesa College Announces Scholarships for Aspiring SINGERS AND Jazz Musicians

July 1, 2011

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    San Diego Mesa College is now accepting applications for $1,000 scholarships which will be awarded to full time students who desire to sing with the Mesa College Vocal Ensemble or play jazz with the Mesa College Jazz Band this fall semester.     The scholarships are the E. F. K. Music Scholarships the Gustavo Romero […]

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Francisco J. Silva: Latino Excels in the Legal Profession

April 8, 2011

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Francisco J. Silva: Latino Excels in the Legal Profession

By Marvin F. Pineda     During major changes in the health care industry, Francisco J. Silva, as General Counsel for the California Medical Association (CMA), represents more than 35,000 state physicians.     Francisco the youngest of seven children was born in Sonora, Mexico to Eva Ruelas Silva and Rafael Silva Puentes. The family migrated from […]

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BECAS / SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

February 25, 2011

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Oportunidades de becas para estudiantes latinos Programas de becas patrocinados por Ford están aceptando aplicaciones     Un título universitario aumenta enormemente las posibilidades de encontrar un empleo, especialmente en el difícil mercado de hoy; sin embargo, encontrar la manera de pagar por una educación universitaria suele presentar nuevos desafíos. Ford Motor Company Fund and Community […]

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