OAS Offers Scholarships to Latin American Students – Education – Life

The General Secretariat of the Organization of American States (GS/OAS) and the International Spanish University of La Rioja (UNIR) announce sixty scholarships for Latin American students who wish to expand their higher education.

The scholarships target 57 European online master’s programs at UNIR, and last for one year, in various fields such as management, finance, human resources, education, communications, marketing, technology or human rights, among others, according to the Spanish University. These studies are recognized and validated by the educational body in the country of each scholarship recipient.

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The deadline for applications is February 7 and before that, on January 21, UNIR has scheduled an information session to explain the scholarship application process, which can be followed in this linkFree pre-registration.

Students must apply for admission to the program they are interested in, and once accepted, they can apply for scholarships. The shortlisted list will be announced during the same month of February 2021.

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Hundreds of students from Latin America have enjoyed these scholarships since both entities launched the program five years ago, with eleven editions since then.

Among the goals of the Organization of American States, which includes 35 American countries, is to promote the economic, social and cultural development of the region through cooperative action.

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For its part, UNIR offers 25 official degrees, more than 100 postgraduate degrees and 3 doctoral programs aimed at providing a comprehensive and personalized education to more than 50,000 students working in virtual classrooms face to face from more than 100 countries especially in Spain and Latin America.

EFE

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