$1,000 University Scholarship Program – FEPMaya, 2023

Written by Michael Nz. on May 3, 2022

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Scholarship details

  • Area of study

    American History, Behavioral Sciences, Biochemistry, Business and Management, Business Law, Communication Technologies, Comparative Law, Computer Science, Ecology, Engineering-Related Technologies, Environmental Policy, European Studies / EU Studies, Fashion Marketing & Management, Finance, Public Health, Public Policy, Science, Social Science, Social Service, Statistics, Transportation and Material Moving
  • Country of the Scholarship

    Guatemala
  • Scholarship Valid Until (Year)

    2023
  • Type of scholarship

    Bachelor's scholarship
  • Scholarship amount given

    >$1000
  • Type of scholarship administrator

    Private sponsor
  • Mode of scholarship (Online/Offline)

    Offline
  • Applier's country

    All
  • Expenses covered

    All
  • Scholarship Contact Details

    http://www.fepmaya.webnode.es/ Tel.: 502 2435-3967 Email: Summonfepmaya@gmail.com Address: 50 Ave. "C" 3-58 , Col. Molino De Las Flores Zone 2 Of Mixco, Guatemala

Scholarships for Mayan-speaking women students who are in the fourth year of studies at the university.

The University Scholarship Program – FEPMaya is offered by the Scholarship Committee and the Board of Directors of the Foundation for Mayan Studies and Professionalization FEPMaya, through its “Mayan Scholarship Program”. 

Mayan women who are interested in applying for a university scholarship for next year are invited, with the aim of contributing to their promotion and professional development.

GENERAL REQUIREMENTS
The university where you study can be private or state, in the capital, or in any university extension in the interior of the country.

PREFERENCE WILL BE GIVEN TO THE FOLLOWING ACADEMIC DISCIPLINES
Social scientific area: Nutrition, Medicine, Pharmacy, Chemistry, Biology, Dentistry, and Veterinary Medicine.
Scientific-technological area: Agronomy, Architecture, and Engineering.
Humanistic social scientific area: Economy, History, Archaeology, Communication, Politics, Sociology, Anthropology, Artistic, among others.
Priority will be given to careers that are closely related to elements of the Mayan Culture.
Applications will not be received for the following careers: Law, Pedagogy, Psychology, and Social Work, unless the applicants are from very remote communities, minority linguistic communities, or do not have professionals who graduated in higher education.

GENERAL CHARACTERISTICS OF THE SCHOLARSHIPS
These scholarships are renewable annually and to be a beneficiary of the Mayan Scholarship Program, the following is required:
Obtain the average required for each type of scholarship.
Demonstrate the need for financial support. Be a speaker of your Mayan language.
If you are a freshman at the university, you must not be older than 24 years.
For thesis preparation, not be older than 30 years.
Preferably, come from the minority linguistic communities of the country.
Choose Bachelor’s degrees in underdeveloped careers in the Mayan Village.

TYPES OF SCHOLARSHIPS NON-REFUNDABLE SCHOLARSHIP

It consists of a non-refundable monthly contribution of Q.2,100.00 for ten to twelve months, depending on the requirements of each career. Whenever scholarships are available, they will be awarded in the following cases:

To students who have completed two years in the Mayan Scholarship Program, preferably women, in any full-time career. For what they should preferably obtain and maintain, a minimum average of 80 points in social careers and 75 in scientific, assistance, and technological careers. The average that is handled in the University where he studies will be taken into account.

To students who are in the stage of Supervised Professional Exercise -EPS- and the Professional Technical Exam -ETP-, who have completed two years in the Mayan Scholarship Program. For these cases, applications will be received throughout the year.

In both cases, they must provide service to the foundation in the administrative area indicated, for a minimum of 15 hours per month and perform specific tasks for the benefit of the other scholarship recipients, when required.

To students who are in the stage of preparing their Bachelor’s Thesis, who have university approval of the research plan, who do not have a work commitment, and who have completed two years in the Mayan Scholarship Program. Applications will be accepted throughout the year.

The scholarship consists of Q.2,100.00 for nine months for the completion of the thesis work and Q.2,100.00 for its printing. They must present an Affidavit signed by a Notary, stating that they have no work commitment during the nine months that the scholarship lasts. When the degree allows it, they must develop topics that are related to the Mayan People and/or the Mayan Culture.

In addition, they must comply with the following: a) Give credit to the support received from FEPMaya in the thesis work; and b) Submit two printed copies of the thesis work to the foundation. If the student completes the work and her approvals before nine months, the approved funds for the remaining months will be part of the scholarship fund to benefit other students.

STUDENT CREDIT

These are the economic resources granted with a commitment to repay the students who are selected in the annual scholarship call process, said the commitment is formalized by signing a Scholarship and Debt Recognition Agreement at the beginning of the cycle academic.

It consists of a loan of Q.2,100.00, for ten to twelve months, depending on the requirements of each career. This must be returned to the foundation when the student finishes his/her career and graduates, for which he/she must comply with the following:

Pass all the courses of the respective semester or year, with a satisfactory average at the end of each academic cycle. The average that is handled in the University where he studies will be taken into account.

Return the credit under the conditions established in the Scholarship Agreement and in the Acknowledgment of Debt to be signed for each academic cycle.

Student Credit will also be granted to students who are in the phase of preparing a Bachelor’s thesis, the first admission to the Mayan Scholarship Program, for which they must have university approval of the thesis research plan and not have work commitments. . Applications will be accepted throughout the year.

SCHOLARSHIP FOR THESIS

The scholarship consists of Q.2,100.00 for nine months for the completion of the thesis work and Q.2,100.00 for its printing. They must present an Affidavit signed by a Notary, stating that they have no work commitment during the nine months that the scholarship lasts. When the degree allows it, they must develop topics that are related to the Mayan People and/or the Mayan Culture. 

They must give credit to the support received from FEPMaya in the thesis work and deliver two printed copies to the foundation.

In addition, they must sign the respective Scholarship Agreement and Acknowledgment of Debt. If the student completes the work and her approvals before nine months, she will only return the amount received.

What benefits does the University Scholarship Program – FEPMaya offer

A non-refundable monthly contribution of Q.2,100.00 or a loan of Q.2,100.00 (student credit), for ten to twelve months or assistance for the completion of the thesis, work for Q.2,100.00 for printing.

What are the key dates?

Deadline to apply: November 4, 2022
The stage of call and reception of applications opens in the month of March and closes the first week of the month of November, within which Scholarship application form must be filled out


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