Welcome to Our Scholarship Page.
Click on a Student to view a description of their studies and their history.
UPDATE: Hector has graduated. Please check back soon for updates on his efforts.
Hector is in his 3rd of 6 semesters studying Language at the Bautista Saavedra Higher Teachers Institute in the province of Omasuyos, and is a member of the Santidad Church in Achacachi. His parents are subsistence farmers.
|Hector Quellca Quispe|
UPDATE: Israel has completed his studies and graduated with a degree in Mathematics.
Israel is studying Mathematics at UMSA. He is a member of INELA (National Evangelical Friends Yearly Meeting)
"I was a Christian since I was born. I grew up in the country and moved here about five years ago. I am the secretary of my church, and am always pretty busy. After high school I did some extra work to bring my skills up to level before entering the university.
|Israel Villarreal Tintaya|
UPDATE: Janelle has completed her studies and graduated with a degree in Music Education. Please visit our Student & Grad News & Notes page for more about Janelle, including photos of her during her music classes and playing in a co-ed mariachi band. June 2010.
|Janelle Aspi Cortez|
UPDATE: Juan has finished his degree in Dentistry and is currently seeking employment.
Juan José lives with his father and 5 brothers, as his mother died when he was very young. His father works in Oruro as a bricklayer, and is also a pastor in their church in Los Amigos. In his spare time, Juan José enjoys playing soccer and surfing the internet. He admires his aunt, who helped them growing up.
|Juan José Choque Quispe|
Loida finished her Education studies at the Adventist University of Bolivia in 2007. In September 2008, she helped organize the first-ever national gathering of Young Quakers in Bolivia.
UPDATE: Lucio has graduated. Please check back soon for updated information about his efforts.
Lucio, 40, is in his 5th of 6 semesters, studying Mathematics Education at the "Villa Aroma" teacher training institute in Lahuachaca. Lucio teaches at Quaker school in Bolivia and wishes to obtain a more advanced teaching degree. His wife works his family’s farm in Villa Alicia, they have 3 young children. Lucio is a member of an INELA church, where he plays the organ and acts as the secretary. His dream is to teach high-school Math, to help the youth, and offer his services as a tutor.
Lucio's studies are being sponsored by West London Area Meeting.
|Lucio Mollo Ticona|
Lyliam finished her Public Accounting coursework at UMSA in 2006. Bernabé was happily surprised to find that it was Lyliam who met with him in the administrative office that is handling the personeria juridica (literally, "legal personality") for BQE-Bo.
|Lyliam Nilda Condori Charca|
UPDATE: Maria has completed her coursework in Education Sciences and is awaiting approval of her thesis outline.
|Maria Cristina Apaza Gironda|
UPDATE: Marisol has graduated. Please check back soon for updates about her efforts.
Marisol is in her 7th semester of nursing assistant studies at the Central University and is a member of the INELA Friends Church in the city of Cochabamba. She has 4 younger siblings, her parents are artisans.
|Marisol Huanca Mendoza|
UPDATE: Martin has completed his coursework for his degree in Linguistics and is awaiting approval of his thesis outline. 07.10
Involved in several writing projects for Santidad Friends, where he is a member, Martin edits “The Quaker” bulletin, is helping to write a Yearly Meeting history, and is developing brochures for the Seventh Day. Martin also wants to create communication materials for the Aymara language and for his church.
|Martin Canaviri Mamani|
Maximo finished his coursework in Educational Administration at UPEA in 2006 and began work preparing his thesis and defense. He is a member of Santidad Yearly Meeting.
|Maximo Lopez Balboa|
UPDATE: Miguel has graduated. Please check back for updates on his efforts.
Miguel, 26, is in his 4th of 5 years of Computer Science and Telecommunications studies at the University of San Andrés. His parents came from the Altiplano, they moved to El Alto because there wasn’t a way of life in their town.
|Miguel Torre Sanga|
UPDATE: Nadir has completed her coursework in Elementary Education and is preparing a monograph to receive her degree as a kindergarden teacher. She plans to complete her degree and go on to study Education Sciences at the university.
|Nadir Amanda Arratia Sossa|
Oscar completed his Accounting studies in June 2005 at the age of 22.
|Oscar Willy Camargo|
UPDATE: Panfilo has finished his coursework and practicum in Education Sciences and is preparing his thesis defense.
|Panfilo Chura Aliaga|
Zulema finished her studies at the Higher Institute of Physical Education in 2005. She currently works as a Physical Education and Sports teacher in a public school. Zulema is a member of Santidad.
In 2005 she wrote to us several times:
It is an honor for me to address you, wishing you success in all the works that you tackle, also to wish well-being in your families.
The motive for this is to send gratitude to you for the help that you give to us, which is important in the phase of life we are undergoing as young people. I want to (let) you know that already my studies begin and by means of God I will finish this semester satisfactorily.
I say goodbye with the most distinguished considerations.
|Raquel Zulema Chino Mamani|
UPDATE,04-08-10: Rebeca writes that she has finished her studies and is now working as a Computer Sciences teacher in the schools. She also tells us that in college she won first prize in an expo with her project called "Control System for Educational Assistance". Her graduate project was a library management system with web interface, designed for the Central Library of UPEA, the public university in El Alto. The project goal is to enable locating and checking out books from the library via the web.
|Rebeca Tintaya Villavicencio|
Roberto finished his Educational Sciences studies at the Adventist University of Bolivia in 2005 at the age of 39. Before entering the university, he had worked for many years in the schools of Santidad as a para-professional teacher. Robert wanted to be a professional educator so that he could continue teaching children.
|Roberto Patty Patty|
Rocio Liz was 23 and in her 4th year of full-time Dentistry studies at UMSA when last we heard from her in 2006. Born in the city of La Paz, she lives there with her parents and three siblings.
|Rocio Liz Arratia Sosa|
UPDATE: Rosa has completed her coursework and field work, and is now preparing her thesis. For more photos, and excerpts of her letter, visit our Students and Grads News and Notes page.
|Rosa Poma Pillco|