What level is the scholarship for?
Who awards the scholarship?
Who is this grant addressed to?
The Colombia-France pre-mobility language scholarships promote university academic mobility to France. The French Embassy in Colombia is pleased to launch the grant for pre-mobility language scholarships to France.
This grant is aimed at students who contemplate academic mobility in France within a year, but who need to reinforce their linguistic level to reach the language levels required in the French courses contemplated.
These linguistic scholarships are complementary to the scholarships for studies in France financed by the French Embassy: scholarships from the Corporation for Studies in France (CEF), Colfuturo scholarships, and the two new scholarship programs launched in 2021: Academy of Talents and Women Scientific.
CHARACTERISTICS OF THE SCHOLARSHIP
These scholarships are aimed at students with a verifiable academic mobility project to France.
Candidates must have a French level from A2 completed to B2 not completed. These levels can be validated with a DELF, a TCF, or another. In case of not having proof of their level, the candidate will be summoned by the Alliance Française for a level test.
The selected candidates will start their courses between March 10 and 20, 2022, and could reach up to level B2 (according to conditions, exceptionally up to level C1 if it is a requirement of the host University).
The linguistic reinforcement courses will be applied in an Alliance Française in Colombia, at night or on Saturday mornings.
DURATION OF THE SCHOLARSHIP
The scholarship is granted for an initial 40 hours and each module will be extended, month after month, subject to the fulfillment of five conditions:
The total budget available for the program is based on the composition of the groups at the national level
PREREQUISITES OF THE PROGRAM
Attend at least 80% of the class hours of the module (=32 hours/40 hours of the module)
Obtain a module grade equal to or greater than 3.5/5.0
No postponement of the course
Maintaining your mobility project to France is in force
Those selected must abide by the Alliance Française Student Regulations and the conditions of this scholarship. For this, the candidates must fill out a written commitment (annexed model).
What benefits do the Colombia-France pre-mobility scholarships offer?
The scholarship covers the cost of the module (around $650,000 for each 40-hour module) as well as tuition ($184,000).
a. The selected candidates will only buy the book that corresponds to the levels they are studying.
b. The book must be original, although not necessarily new.
c. The scholarship considers a place in a French course at an Alliance Française in Colombia and is not convertible into cash, transferable, or deferrable, it is granted only once and does not constitute an acquired right. The scholarship could cover several modules until reaching the last sublevel of the B2 level course of the Alliance Française according to the conditions stipulated above.
Deadline to apply: March 31, 2022
Candidates will receive the result of their application no later than April 1, 2022.
This scholarship will certainly cover your school needs. However, if you need a variation of other opportunities, you may consider applying for the below student grant.
This scholarship is for Guatemalan students of excellence and low economic resources who wish to continue university studies in Guatemala.
University scholarships of the Juan Bautista Gutiérrez Foundation, 2023
What level is the scholarship for?
Who awards the scholarship?
Who is this scholarship addressed to?
The university scholarships of the Juan Bautista Gutiérrez Foundation are part of a program that was born in the year 2000. In a cooperative effort of the National Science Olympics, where Doña Isabel Gutiérrez de Bosch (RIP), president of the FJBG At that time, he met a young Guatemalan from Esperanza Quetzaltenango, who was the winner that year of the First Place Medal in Chemistry.
After a simple question: Tell me, will you continue studying at the university is the best chemist in Guatemala, what pride? To which he replied: “I will not continue studying at the university, because I have to work with my father who is a bricklayer’s assistant to contribute to the economy of my family.”
The answer moved the foundations of Doña Isabel and put before her eyes the reality of millions of talented young Guatemalans who, for various reasons, cannot achieve their dream of having a university degree with their own means, emerging young leaders, with all the strength, all the intelligence, all the potential to add to the productivity and development of our country.
RECIPIENTS OF THIS STUDENT GRANT
The recipients of a scholarship are young people who know how to identify opportunities and assume the risk and pressure that this entails, they are potential entrepreneurs, who see in university careers the opportunity to achieve a dream.
CURRENTLY, THE UNIVERSITY SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM OF THE JUAN BAUTISTA GUTIÉRREZ FOUNDATION HAS:
- 183 scholarship recipients studying
- 182 scholarship recipients graduating by 2021
- Be of limited economic resources
- Be in the last year of the Diversified Area
- Have at least 85 points of academic average since 3rd. Basic until the last year of high school (4th, 5th, or 6th).
- Not having started studies at the university level before.
- Possess a high degree of discipline, motivation, and commitment to participate in each of the activities promoted by the Foundation and that make up the University Scholarship Program, as well as finish their studies with excellence.
- Be willing to study at the Campuses and/or Headquarters of the universities to which you can apply within the Scholarship Program.
What benefits do the Fundación Juan Bautista Gutiérrez university scholarships offer?
1. Payment of full registration and monthly payments for the entire duration of the degree.
2. Monthly stipend
3. Support for book fees
4. Payment of graduation paperwork
5. Leveling of English as required by the university
a. Being part of the Isabel Gutiérrez de Bosch Scholarship Association – ASIGBO
b. Annual camp
c. Breakfasts and training workshops
d. Coaching Program
Deadline to apply: April 29, 2022
April – May: Selection of young people who meet 100% of the requested requirements.
May – July: Evaluation of aptitude, personality, and values tests.
August – September: Psychological interview and socioeconomic studies.
October: Final interview.
Publication of results: October 18, 2022
November: Scholarship delivery.
NOTE: All these dates are approximate