Cholula, Puebla; By November 9, 2022.- Yolanda Ines Hernández Solano, a Finance and Accounting graduate from Universidad de las Americas Puebla (UDLAP), currently pursuing a Master’s degree in Venture Capital, Private Equity and Fintech at University College London (UCL) in the United Kingdom, thanks to her. The fact that he received the Chevening Scholarship given by the government of the United Kingdom.
The result of a rigorous selection process, Yolanda Ines Hernandez became one of the recipients of the Chevening Scholarship for the period 2022, a program that benefits people from more than 160 countries and receives thousands of applications annually. “Being a Chevening scholarship holder has been one of the best experiences of my life. About two weeks ago we had our orientation program where you meet scholarship holders from all over the world. This year we were selected 1,400. Easy to get here No, so I urge you to prepare yourself, but to believe in yourself, always believe in Mexico and hold it to a high standard”, expressed Yolanda Ines Hernandez.
Similarly, the UDLAP graduate explained that being chosen to be a part of this program is a source of pride, as she represents her country and alma mater. “I am very proud to belong to the Universidad de las Americas Puebla because I am sure that without their help and education, without all the extracurricular activities that I have, this would not have been possible and I am very happy because it is a qualification that I dedicate this to my parents and sister who have been there throughout my career,” he shared.
To be part of this programme, UDLAP graduates had to go through a selection process of approximately one year, “The first step in sending your application is to do four essays: one about why you want to study in the United Kingdom; Next is about your networking network; The second is about how you are going to contribute to your country through your professional development when you return from the master’s degree, and the last is about the leadership skills that you have within the university and in your jobs. “, They said.
It should be noted that with this scholarship, UDLAP will work on a project on social impact investment for undergraduate children and youth with autoimmune diseases such as lupus, fibromyalgia and arthritis. “In 2012 I was diagnosed with fibromyalgia and the Universidad de las Americas Puebla supported me throughout my career to complete my degree, so I want all children and young people with autoimmune diseases to be empowered and know that it is a disease. Doesn’t determine who you are.”, he shared.
Noting this great achievement and thanks to the interest of the Alumni Outreach Department, Yolanda Inés Hernández Solano, along with Mariella Garfias in charge of the Chevening program in Mexico, and Kimi Yoshimura, regional coordinator for Chevening LATAC, presented an informative conference call. For those wishing to study master’s degree in the United Kingdom with the benefit of the scholarship of the said program. In this space, he shared that Chevening is a UK government scholarship programme, funded by the Department of Foreign Affairs, Commonwealth and Development (FCDO) and partner organisations, available in over 160 countries and territories, whose scholarships are for a one-year Master’s. degree supports. in any discipline and duration in any University. For more information visit: https://www.facebook.com/ExaUDLAP/videos/419523010374171