POSTED: Tuesday, February 22, 2011 - 10:29am
UPDATED: Monday, March 14, 2011 - 8:36am
EL PASO - UTEP and the Consul General of Mexico have announced $20,000 in additional scholarship money for Mexican students.
The scholarship money will benefit adult Mexican students attending adult education programs and universities nationwide. Each student can receive up to $5,000 annually. There will be a check presentation today at 11 a.m. in the Geological Sciences building on campus.
"We are delighted to have yet another opportunity to partner with the Consulate General of Mexico in El Paso to create opportunities for residents of the Paso del Norte region," UTEP President Diana Natalicio said in a statement. "These new scholarships will provide much needed financial support for talented and highly motivated Mexican students to achieve their goal of earning a degree at UTEP."