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The Emberson Scholarship Fund|PEACE Punta Mita

The Emberson Scholarship Fund|PEACE Punta Mita



This scholarship would enable High School children that attend PEACE programs, who have demonstrated academic potential and are motivated to succeed the opportunity to attend a better education in a well-recognized private Mexican High School closer to Puerto Vallarta.




To facilitate local development based on self-reliance, self-sufficiency and with full participation and ownership of the entire community through Education, Community Pride and Health/Lifestyle





Sabine and Carl Emberson as well as their daughter Tatiana have been an integral part of the PEACE organization through their incredible support.  Carl has embraced every opportunity to help out, whether feeding the children who attend the “AVANCA” program breakfast every morning, providing children with apprentice opportunities at the St Regis Hotel or providing space at the hotel to run the Youth and Women empowerment programs.  He never misses an opportunity to raise funds for PEACE through Fun Runs or Festivals like Flavors Punta Mita to mention just a few.

Sabine’s role within PEACE was in helping in the development of the education programs.  She was always ready and willing to listen and help on any issues surrounding education with her incredible understanding and insight of the Mexican Culture.  Their daughter Tatiana volunteered 6 months teaching English to the Kindergarden children who loved her enthusiasm, warmth and kindness and dynamic teaching skills.  Tatiana also volunteered her time in organizing the annual Primavera Festival. Our younger daughter Chiara whenever in town would always join us for one or more of the breakfasts with the kids at Peace


This Scholarship is in honor of their commitment and generosity to social improvements in our Punta de Mita communities.


Funds Raised:


For transparency and legal issues PEACE, Punta de Mita will be responsible for the funds raised for this scholarship


Sabine alongside Cecilia Paredes  will select candidate(s) to receive a scholarship(s)


Sabine will present the scholarship to the winning candidate (s) on an annual basis


The criteria that need to be met by students in order to qualify for the scholarship:


  • Superior grades – 9+
  • Display discipline, cooperation and motivation


Parental involvement:


  • Financial:  provide funds for transportation, food, books and uniforms if possible
  • Provide emotional support to their children
  • Attend parental meetings
  • Attend “Descubrite”
  • Attend evaluation meetings every 3 months between the school, Peace and parents


The Scholarship will run for a minimum of 3 years per student to see them through completion of their High School education and then will be re-evaluated.


The Emberson Family commits that the Scholarship will run for a minimum 3 years with a minimum guaranteed funding of $5000 US per year for those 3 years.

Download the E-brochure: CE Scholarship Fund_Brochure

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