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ESRC researchers lead efforts for the "Migrant Children's Education Award"

Brock University on Aug 28th, 2012

ESRC's Richard Mitchell and David Fancy have been working tirelessly to making the Migrant Children's Education Award successful. This award aims to provide funding to provide two students per year with full scholarships to either Brock University or Niagara College.

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Daughter of migrant farm worker wins scholarship to Brock

The Brock News on Aug 27th, 2012

Sayuri Gutierrez, whose father is a Mexican seasonal agricultural worker, has received a scholarship for children of Niagara's migrant workers to attend Brock.

A promise to a dying grandmother but no way to fulfill that vow — Sayuri Gutierrez, whose father is a Mexican migrant worker employed in the region, was hard-pressed to figure out how she and her family could ever afford a university education.

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Mexican girl's college dream in danger of being undermined

First recipient of scholarship dedicated to migrant workers' children may not come to pass if family is deported from Niagara region.

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The Migrant Children's award is a broad-based initiative that includes post-secondary educators and students, municipal and business leaders dedicated to enriching the lives of local Migrant workers' children with a life changing Canadian post-secondary education.

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