2008 Scholarships Awarded

At the June board meeting, Matt Hoge, a KU graduate student in Latin American Studies, was approved for the 2008-09 KPP scholarship. He is doing an internship with Fundación Paraguaya to study microfinance as a strategy for economic development in Paraguay.

The Comité Paraguay Kansas, in Paraguay awarded their portion of the 08-09 scholarship funds to Jazmin Ramirez, a senior in political science at Pittsburg State University.

For the Nelson DeBarros International Student Scholarship Fund at Kansas State, the Comité recommended Cesar Caballero, a Kansas State student in the Master of Food Microbiology department, to receive the balance remaining in the DeBarros fund.

Submitted by Edith Black, KPP University Linkage Chair

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