Carlos Rodriguez-Pastor agrees to fund an undergraduate scholarship
Peruvian businessman Carlos Rodriguez-Pastor has generously agreed to fund an undergraduate scholarship to help students in Latin America to study for an undergraduate degree at Cambridge.
Carlos Rodriguez-Pastor and his wife Gabriela Perez Rocchietti are passionate supporters of education. Mr Rodriguez-Pastor is the co-founder and chairman of Innova Schools, founder of Peru Champs and a member of the global advisory board of Khan Academy. He is also a member of the board of trustees of Dartmouth College and a member of the global advisory council at Harvard University.
Mr Rodriguez-Pastor is Chief Executive Officer of Intercorp, a banking and retail group based in Peru. He is the founder of Nexus Group, a private equity firm with investments in schools, universities and other interests.
Their generous support will, together with the Cambridge Trust, fund the ‘Carlos Rodriguez-Pastor and Gabriela Perez Rocchietti Scholarship at Cambridge’ which will help students in financial need from Latin America to study for an undergraduate degree in any subject at the University of Cambridge. Each scholarship will cover the total tuition and subsistence costs of the student over the period of the chosen undergraduate course.
Up to three scholarships will be offered each year from 2019-20.