16|07|2018Grupo Prodeco awards scholarships for higher education at Universidad del Norte
July 16, 2018. Four students from the municipalities of La Jagua de Ibirico, Becerril and El Paso, in Cesar; and Ciénaga, in Magdalena, will start their professional careers at Universidad del Norte, thanks to the scholarships awarded by Grupo Prodeco, which reward the excellent academic performance of students from low-income families and contribute to elevate their educational level and their possibilities for the future.
The scholarship award ceremony, where the students received the certificate that accredits their enrolment to Universidad del Norte starting the second semester of 2018, took place on Tuesday, July 17 at the Coliseum of the institution.
The Prodeco Excellence Scholarship covers 100% of the fee for undergraduate studies and language course throughout the career. It also includes an stipend for books and study materials, meals, uniforms, transportation and housing in the city of Barranquilla.
11 years ago, Grupo Prodeco started its higher education scholarship program, to contribute make true the dream of many talented young people have to access high quality university programs.
The beneficiaries of the Prodeco Excellence Scholarship are:
Luis Martinez VarelaCiénagaElectronic Engineering
Kelly Salazar RiveraLa Jagua de IbiricoPsychology
Alisandro Rivera CárdenasBecerrilCivil Engineering
Samir Rincón DíazEl PasoMechanical Engineering
Universidad del Norte is a private higher education institution, leader in the Colombian Caribbean, based in Barranquilla. It holds the "High Quality Institutional Accreditation" granted by the Ministry of National Education and is considered one of the ten best universities in the country.
With this initiative, Grupo Prodeco reaffirms its commitment to contribute to elevate the educational level and development opportunities of the communities in the area of influence of its operations.