Funds from "Superamos Juntos" can be used towards expenses such as the Internet connection, and to pay towards the monthly fees or to settle debts.
The bank will be awarding 1200 scholarships amounting to R$4,000, for a total of R$4.8 million
São Paulo, 24 May 2021. Press release – Santander Universities offers scholarships for Brazilian students in institutions across the world and has now put together a series of initiatives to support lecturers and students at these challenging times, when the pandemic demands online relationships and classes. "Superamos Juntos" awards aid to 1200 students in private universities.
Applications may be submitted at: http://www.becas- santander.com/program/santandersuperamosjuntos2020 até 9 de agosto.
Scholarship beneficiaries will receive R$300 for their education, such as arranging an Internet connection for remote learning, buying course books, etc. The beneficiaries' universities will receive R$3700 to settle or reduce the payable amounts for the student's monthly fees. The scholarship aims to help students to continue with their education during the current crisis. The total investment amounts to R$4.8 million, in scholarships totalling R$4,000.
All applicants will join a free online 30-day English course by English Live. The top 50 best-performing students will also receive a scholarship from the institution with a partnership agreement with Santander Universities. The scholarship's announcement includes a list of the partner entities.
About Santander Universities
Santander Brazil was one of the top 10 companies in Fortune's Change The World 2019 ranking of companies that help the world become a better place through their own businesses. Its strong commitment to higher education, materialised through Santander Universities (www.santander.com/universidades), has also earned the Bank the title of the biggest corporate investor in education in the world according to the 2018 Varkey/UNESCO/Fortune 500 report. One thousand partnership agreements are already in place with universities and institutions in 22 countries, with more than €1.8 billion earmarked for academic initiatives since 2002. Santander Brazil has invested more than R$ 40m per year in education, and supported more than 24,000 students through several scholarship programmes.