La BECA scholars currently come from Honduras, Bolivia, Belize, Nicaragua, and El Salvador, although la BECA is open to working with partner organizations and scholars in other countries in Central and South America. Scholars range from 1st grade students to students in pre-professional programs in Universities in these countries. Scholarship amounts are determined by taking into account the scholar’s need after additional financial and scholarship aid are awarded.
Since 2005, la BECA has contributed more than $325,000 to help about 70 girls in Central & South America realize their dreams through education. Your contribution changes lives. The IRS recognizes la BECA as a 501(c)3 organization