Sunday, October 17

Scholarships and internships for college students with Rotary clubs

Members of the UA and Rotarians attending the signing of the agreement

Members of the UA and Rotarians attending the signing of the agreement

The students of the University of Alicante will receive scholarships and the possibility of practicing after the agreement signed between the rector, Amparo Navarro, and the vice president of the Humanitarian Foundation of the Spanish Rotarians, Ricardo Molina Juarez.

They have signed a framework collaboration agreement between both entities for the joint performance of “advisory activities, research, training or of any other type that redounds to the benefit of both parties, especially within the scope of cultural, social and humanitarian service “.

Among the actions included in the agreement are the joint carrying out of research projects, in areas considered to be of common interest to both parties, especially of a nature. sociological and cultural; the promotion of aid to undergraduate and graduate students with excellence records, who want to study at the district’s universities or facilitate the fulfillment of tasks and practices of students with special needs.

The selection of student-mentors who collaborate as teaching assistants will be promoted and training courses for said mentors will be enabled.

In addition, both institutions are committed to promoting the provision of registration and travel assistance of students in areas considered of interest to society such as new technologies, climate change, renewable energies, organization and management of residences for the elderly, etc.

They will also promote specialization courses and master’s degrees related to the environment, in universities of the Mediterranean arc; the co-creation in the development of programs of diffusion and social awareness, in relation to the activities that Rotary develops according to its statutes.

They will develop training courses and conferences on various aspects of cultural, social and humanitarian service activities in local and regional university entities and promote internships in Rotary programs and centers, with the possibility of access to Rotary seminars for Young Leaders (RYLA), organized by Rotary District 2203, according to the positions offered and as long as they meet the required profiles.

Finally, university facilities will be assigned for educational, training and cultural activities.


The rector Navarro highlights that “this agreement opens a wide range of possibilities to both parties that, without a doubt, will benefit the students of the University of Alicante, both with regard to the aid and scholarships that are enabled, and the possibility of doing internships or participating in the different training, pedagogical and cultural activities that are carried out ”.

For his part, Ricardo Molina Juarez, vice president of the Humanitarian Foundation of Spanish Rotarians, points out that “it is a framework agreement that we are doing with other Spanish universities and that allows all 290 Rotary clubs in Spain to access its benefits, without having to carry out individual agreements ”.

At the signing of the agreement, in addition to the rector, the general secretary, Esther Algarra, and the vice-rectors of International Relations and Cooperation for Development, Rosa María Martínez, of Students and Employability, Rosario Ferrer and of Equality, Inclusion and Social Responsibility, Eva Espinar, as well as the representatives of the Rotary clubs of Alicante.

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