Award of scholarships to the "Academic Excellence of Distance Secondary in the Field"
Restoring the right to a relevant and quality higher education
As part of the articulation between the Ministry of Education (Mined) and the National Council of Universities (UNC), through five member universities, 40 scholarships have been given to students of academic excellence from distance to distance in the field, with the aim of restoring the right to a relevant and quality higher education to young people from rural areas , who have excelled in their formative development.
Scholarships consist of a monthly stipend of five thousand cordobas, which will allow families and students to continue their professionalization process.
In this context; URACCAN, through the efforts carried out from the rectory, was added to contribute to the professionalization of these young people, granting scholarships to four students from the communities of the Nicaraguan Caribbean Coast: Jorlenny Hernandez of the municipality Bocana de Paiwas; Rith Laimin Padilla, de Puerto Cabezas; Griselda Castro, by Rosita and Melvin Duarte, from New Guinea; who also have the benefit of studying the career of their preference at the First Intercultural Community University in Latin America.
Knowledge sharing and doing
During the activity, the magnificent Rector of URACCAN, Dr. Alta Hooker, assured that from the philosophy of this institution, receiving these students is a great opportunity for the exchange of knowledge, based through the context in which they live, which contributes to the construction of intercultural spaces and citizenships.
In addition, he emphasized that URACCAN values and recognizes the efforts of these high schoolers, who have achieved excellence. "That is the idea, to train men and women of the different indigenous peoples, Afro-descendants and half-breeds, to contribute to the development of Regional Autonomy," he said.
For her part, the teacher Ramona Rodríguez, president of the UNC, said that it is essential to recognize the commitment of these young people and to make visible the educational quality of the country, and she explained that as an educational system there is a commitment to take on the challenges and give more young people in the country the right to quality higher education.
Through these programs, URACCAN consolidates its commitment to excellence, through the professionalization of men and women committed to institutional and regional development.