August 25, 2021

Women’s Fund of El Paso awards $12,5000 in Scholarships

The Women’s Fund of El Paso (WFEP), a fund of the Paso del Norte Community Foundation, is pleased to announce the recipients of its Fall 2021 scholarships.

Since its inception, the WFEP has awarded 300 scholarships for over $400,000. The scholarship underscores WFEP’s mission to directly impact the educational and leadership advancement of low and moderate-income single mothers and other women. Notably, the WFEP differentiates itself as they provide support and funding for childcare costs and other services for mothers.

This year, the WFEP directly impacted the lives of sixteen women in the Paso del Norte region who may not have had such an opportunity. The recipients will continue their education attending El Paso Community College, The University of Texas at El Paso, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, and TTUHSC El Paso Gayle Greve Hunt School of Nursing. Additionally, one award was provided to support childcare costs.

Congratulations to the Fall 2021 recipients:

  • Alejandra Gaytan
  • Alejandra Ochoa Alvarado
  • Amanda Gomez
  • Amber Lozano
  • Aylin Chairez
  • Consuelo Ramirez
  • Janette Montoya
  • Jeannine Fierro
  • Jennifer Murillo
  • Kennadi Espinoza
  • Lindsey Reese
  • Marcela Fuentes
  • Mariangela Cobian
  • Noemi Sanchez
  • Samantha Parada
  • Sarai Peneira

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