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DELIVERY OF IME-SCHOLARSHIPS TO IMPERIAL VALLEY COLLEGE STUDENTS

On Monday, June 12, at 5:30 pm at the William Thornburg Administration Board Room, building 10 of Imperial Valley College, IME BECAS Scholarship checks were delivered to students of Mexican origin who are currently studying at the Imperial Valley College.

Benefited students received their scholarships from Dr. Victor Jaime, President and Superintendent of Imperial Valley College and the Mexican Consul in Imperial County, CA; Carlos Flores Vizcarra. (Photos attached)

During the 2016-2017 school year, the IME-Scholarship Program awarded a $10,000 grant to the Imperial Valley College Foundation. With these funds, 20 selected students with a GPA greater than 3.0 were benefited.

For 6 consecutive years the Mexican Government have worked with the Imperial Valley College Foundation to benefit more than 150 students of Mexican origin to continue their education in the United States.

The IME-BECAS program was created in 2005 at the initiative of the Government of Mexico to contribute to the educational development and improvement of Mexican migrants living in the United States of America.

The program supports students to continue their academic education.

Since its creation in 2005, more than 56,000 students have benefited from the IME Scholarship program in the United States.

For more information, please contact Diana Postlethwaite, Community Affairs Office at the Mexican Consulate in Calexico, CA at (760) 357-3863 Ext 126 or imecal@sre.gob.mx.

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