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45 University students receive Caja Rural de Navarra Global Scholarships

The agreement between the academic center and the financial institution, aimed at promoting training, sustainable mobility , sports and solidarity activities, celebrates its 25th anniversary.

FotoManuelCastells/45 students from the University of Navarra have received the Caja Rural de Navarra Global Scholarships.

13 | 05 | 2024

45 students from the University of Navarra have received the "Global Internship by Caja Rural de Navarra Scholarships", granted by the financial institution and coordinated by FEUN and the University's Internship Service and employment . The program encourages university students, born or registered in Navarra, the Basque Country or La Rioja, to carry out professional internships in non-EU countries. In this edition, the destinations of the students have been Argentina, Bangladesh, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, USA, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, India, Mexico, Nicaragua, United Kingdom, Switzerland and Uruguay.

The submission of diplomas to the students has been framed in the act of signature of the agreement of the academic center with Caja Rural de Navarra, which celebrates its 25th anniversary this year. The president María Iraburu has presented a plaque to the president of the entity, Ignacio Terés Los Arcos, to commemorate the silver anniversary of this partnership whose goal is to promote activities of training, mobility sustainable, sports, solidarity, etc. that contribute to the development of the Navarrese society and in particular of its young university students.

In addition to the Global scholarships, the agreement includes a contribution to the "Women's scientific, technological and social leadership" program for female students from Navarra, the Basque Country and La Rioja who wish to study Alumni ScholarshipsThe Global scholarships, within the program "Women's scientific, technological and social leadership", for female students from Navarra, the Basque Country and La Rioja who wish to study Degrees in the bio-health and technical fields, as well as the double Degree in Law and Philosophy.

The agreement also subscribes to support the sustainable mobility of the University's employees and students. To this end, the academic center has joined the project promoted by the City Council of Pamplona by installing a recharging base for 42 electric bicycles and it is planned to install two more. In addition, special discount vouchers will be launched to encourage the use of this type of transport.

On the other hand, the agreement contemplates an item for the promotion of sports internship , specifically for the participation of students in the Spanish University Championships, as well as support for volunteer activities activities that the University carries out through Tantaka.

25 years of positive impact in Navarra

The president of Caja Rural de Navarra, Ignacio Terés Los Arcos, said: "Fulfilling 25 years of partnership with the University is an example of commitment and responsibility of both entities with the training and society. An example of this is the scholarships we are awarding today. These scholarships are one of the collaborations that I like the most, because perhaps they will help you to live your first work experience outside Spain, and will allow you to get to know new places, new people and new realities".

The University's president , María Iraburu, also praised the 25-year relationship between the two institutions: "The partnership of Caja Rural de Navarra with the University of Navarra is a success story that began 25 years ago and contributes to the triple mission statement educational, dissemination and research of the University, generating a positive impact on the lives of people and society. He also referred to the Global scholarships as a project that, thanks to Caja Rural de Navarra "has boosted the professionaldevelopment of many students".

Javier Cervera, student of the School of Education and Psychology who did his internship between January and March of this year in India, has shown his gratitude to Caja Rural de Navarra for this significant economic financial aid that makes it possible "to live an experience that will undoubtedly be of great financial aid for our professional degree program and our life staff". "In my case, doing an internship in an international bilingual high school has opened many doors for me at a professional level, but without a doubt, I will keep what India has given me at staff".