More than 40,000 Chileans have already applied for Santander Language Scholarships | Online English courses – British Council. These courses provide training in this language at no cost to the beneficiaries. Those interested can register at www.becas-santander.com until March 29 this year.
it’s about 5,000 online scholarships offered by the British Council to residents over 18 years of age in 13 countries. People from Argentina, Germany, Chile, Brazil, Mexico, USA, Spain, Peru, Colombia, Portugal, Poland, UK and Uruguay, who are looking to improve their professional skills and employment opportunities, can apply.
Diego Vidal, a Chilean researcher specializing in politics and international affairs and co-author of the latest edition of the programme, explains that he decided to enroll because “in the field of international relations it is necessary to master the English language.”
“You have to constantly develop it, either because it is an essential aspect of the internationalization of any profession or to choose better job opportunities,” he said.
This was pointed out by Luis Araya, Director of Corporate and Institutional Banking at Banco Santander “This program meets the goals of our foundation, which seeks to provide tools that allow people to advance.”
How do English courses work?
There are five levels of training, depending on the candidates’ English language skills: Beginner (A1) to Advanced (C1), for 12 weeks (April to July) and 12 online sessions with British Council tutors.
The program also includes access to interactive self-study materials with videos and activities, with an estimated duration of 48 hours. Its goal is to increase employment opportunities for students and facilitate their access to the international market.
They will also improve their skills for working in meetings and conversationsIn addition to the possibility of communicating with professionals from different fields and students from different countries. Once the courses are completed, the recipients will receive a certificate from the British Council that guarantees their successful completion.
Our country has had a distinguished participation in these scholarships, in the 2021 edition there were more than a thousand Chileans who participated in these courses completely free of charge, That is why we invite all those who wish to further expand growth opportunities through training in English language skills and competencies to register for this call,” added Luis Araya de Santander.