Sports scholarships to study in the US skyrocketed after the pandemic

The epidemic’s remission caused the release of an offer (also demand) from Sports, arts and cultural scholarships – Including esports – so that European students are trained in educational centers United State.

High school s Universities North America loves Yale (One of the ten most famous in the country) Dramatically doubled their range of possibilities, causing an increase Up to 40% in places offered in the Spanish country in relation to 202167% compared to 2019 and up to 200% in financial aid compared to what was awarded in 2021.

Millions rain in search of the American dream that will now weigh heavily Catalonia Celebrating the first exploratory conference, an innovative (and highly American) format by which applicants will be sought to enjoy these scholarships.

Scholarships worth $6 million

In economic terms only from AWEX, the most important organization in the mediation between these centers and candidates, it is expected that $6 million will be distributed throughout the Spanish state as direct support for the 2022-2023 academic year. It represents a growth approx 200% Regarding volumes administered a year ago when the cycle was closed with 2 million scholarships distributedis an example of the firm and resolute commitment of the United States of America to European talent.

It also caused favorable conditions to obtain this assistance High demand for scholarships To put it at much higher levels than it was before the pandemic. Only for the next academic year 2022-2023, AWEX Already received more than 2000 orders.

Studying in the United States helps you find a job

“It’s crazy and I think it has to do with the limitations we’ve all faced. Boys are more eager than ever to take advantage of these opportunities, and families see more clearly that they are once-in-a-lifetime trains,” he says. William TuchardCEO of AWEX and one of the most famous experts in mediation between US centers and students.

It also helps, according to data handled by AWEX, students with international training in the US 37% more likely to find work when they return to Europe compared to boys their age who have not left the old continent. “The experience enriches beyond language or training. This noticeable later in the returnTuchard adds.

He wanted 4 million dollars

Currently, a large portion of the aid package administered by AWEX has already been awarded for the upcoming academic year. be 2 million dollars. But in the coming months, it is expected that the rest will be distributed to the new candidates who will be sought, moreover, with events in the purest American style, which kick off in Barcelona on Saturday 2 April. Show business also reaches into the realm of attracting sports and cultural talent.

“To give you an idea, they are formats similar to those of Apple product presentations that we’ve all seen at some point,” says Touchard. “Twelve educational institutions between high schools and universities will each attend one of these works, each of which will award five scholarships. There are 60 scholarships in total. Never seen in SpainTuchard insists.

Cheaper than studying in Europe

The phenomenon’s expansion has forced AWEX to broaden horizons in its search for talent. Indeed, it will be the first time that an event with these characteristics will be held in Barcelona. We are expanding our employment networks because that’s what the American Education Centers are asking of us. aIt is now easier than ever to get a scholarship, sometimes for a cost equal to or less than the cost of studying in a private center in the Spanish countryIt is a striking fact,” notes Tuchard.

The truth is that the average scholarship offered is 30 thousand eurosbut there are also complete items up to 60 thousand euros. “We recently offered one of these full scholarships to a student. It is not the first time. Hopefully we can do the same soon with another student from Barcelona or Catalonia.”, Tuchard is an optimist. The minimum requirements to get into this business are quite simple: Be between the ages of 12 and 18, have an academic grade point average of 6, an intermediate level of English and submit a personal CV. nothing else. This and visit the AWEX website to register.

No student is without their scholarship

“And as with the culture of the American Dream, no one will be left without your help,” Tuchard continues. “First, because all the boys who attend will get, yes or yes, a scholarship proposal“And if it doesn’t work out for them, they will have a Plan B,” he reveals. He points to the AWEX Opportunity Consortium, made up of 100 high schools and more than 2,000 universities where scholarships and alternative aid are given to students who haven’t found their chance at upcoming events. .

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