• Santander Rio Universities stimulates university students from Argentina with the best GPA´s, by offering them 600 scholarships of $ 8,000 each. Applications can be made until August 2, 2019.
  • In its ten previous editions, more than 45,000 students enrolled and 32 of them recorded an average of 10 throughout their careers.
  • Santander Río Universities promotes, develops and coordinates one of the main axes of the Sustainability program of Santander Río. The one linked to higher education, supporting for seventeen years the university system of our country through its agreements with 87 public and private universities.

Santander Rio Universities launches the eleventh edition of the Academic Merit Award, with the objective of stimulating effort and meritocracy, granting university students with the best averages, 600 Santander Scholarships of $ 8,000 each.

In order to be able to participate, it is necessary to have an average equal to or greater than 7, to have a minimum of 10 subjects passed, to be a regular student of a degree course in any Argentine university -among those approved by the Ministry of Education-, not to register postponements and to be between 18 and 30 years old.

Since the beginning of this distinction, which has been in force for ten editions, more than 45,000 students have registered. Among this total 32 participants registered an average of 10 in their entire career.

Applications for the Academic Merit Award 2019 can be made until August 2, 2019 in the Becas Santander website: www.becas-santander.com, in this link there is specific information about the program.

About Santander Rio                                                       

Santander Río is the first private bank in Argentina´s financial system in terms of savings (deposits plus common funds) and credit volume. The bank has 468 branches, more than 3.8 million customers (including more than 260,000 SMEs and 1,300 corporate companies), and is present in 22 provinces and the City of Buenos Aires. Santander Río Universities has more than 87 collaboration agreements with Argentine public and private universities.