Tuesday, 31st August 2021
MORE THAN 80 YOUNG PEOPLE HAVE FINISHED THEIR TRAINING IN CALVIÀ THROUGH THE SCHOLARSHIPS CALLED BY THE TOWN HALL
In this call there have been 16 more beneficiaries than in 2020
Eighty-two young people from Calvià have completed their training through the Projecta't and BECAlvià scholarships called by the Town Hall and in which 237.690 euros have been invested this year, 12% more than in the previous edition. The number of young beneficiaries of the scholarships has increased by 16 more people compared to the last call in which 66 young people received training in private companies or in different municipal services.
In the diplomas delivery ceremony, the mayor of Calvià, Alfonso Rodríguez Badal, highlighted the importance of these scholarships because it allows opening more windows both in terms of personal growth and to verify that what is being studied is what is really desired. The mayor, who encouraged them to continue training, assured Calvià Town Hall's commitment to continue creating opportunities for the talents in the municipality to have a decent job opportunity, because, he concluded: “the better trained a society is, the freer society is». On her behalf, the deputy mayor for Education and Employment, Olga Granados, thanked the companies and municipal departments that have collaborated in these scholarships, as well as the young people for the effort and responsibility they have assumed.
The Projecta't scholarships, in which 25 young people recently graduated from university degrees or intermediate or higher level training cycles have participated, have a duration of 10 months and consist of cross-disciplinary education and training practices that are carried out in different municipal departments. The subsidy for these scholarships is 855 euros per month.
In the BECAlvià scholarships 57 young students enrolled in a university degree or intermediate or higher level training cycle have participated. In this case, they last 2 to 3 months and municipal departments and private companies collaborate. This scholarship is subsidised with 420 euros per month, and in the case of private companies these assume 50%.
The objectives of Calvià Town Hall with these scholarships, which are managed by the Municipal Institute of Education and Libraries (IMEB), are to contribute to a better professional qualification; facilitate knowledge of the work methodology appropriate to the professional reality; favour the development of technical, methodological, personal and participatory skills; obtain an experience that facilitates their future employability, and promote the values of innovation, creativity and entrepreneurship.