There are more than 300 scholarships available in Cartago to learn English

Danny channels | Wednesday 03 November 2021 02:02 PM

If you want to learn English, live in the center of Cartagena, are between the ages of 17 and 40 and have completed at least the third year of school, you can achieve this goal and with a scholarship included.

The municipality of this canton has made available 306 advantages for learning this language, which will be distributed to the residents of all provinces.

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It consists of the spearhead of the Cartago Bilingüe programme, which aims to increase the number of second language citizens so that they can take advantage of job opportunities coming to the region.

“It is part of a broader plan that seeks to create more and better jobs for our people, through an entire strategy that seeks to boost human talent, attract investment and tourism, and improve our competitiveness,” said Mario Redondo, Mayor of Cartago.

Scholarships available for the 12 months the course will last, which will be taught by University College Cartago.

The promotion of English was approved this week by the city council, with 7 votes in favor and 2 against.

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Those interested in applying for the benefit should be familiar with the official pages of the municipality, because in the next few days it will be announced how people can apply.

The mayor stressed that 60% of the grants will be allocated to residents who suffer from poverty or vulnerability, and that the allocation will be proportional to the population of each area.

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