The Municipality of Bragança again supports the families of the municipality, by awarding scholarships to 36 students attending higher education in the academic year 2019/2020, for a total amount of 24,210 euros (corresponding to the second phase).
In a total set of 55 applications submitted, in accordance with the rules of the Municipal Regulation for the Allocation of Scholarships to Higher Education Students, this measure resulted in accumulated financial support of 35,820.00 euros (1st phase / December and 2. 2nd phase / April).
Since 2016, the year in which this measure was implemented, the Municipality of Bragança has already awarded scholarships to 154 students, with a value of more than 93 thousand euros, with the number of supported students increasing every year.
By maintaining the allocation of this support, the Municipal Executive intends to contribute to minimize the social and financial difficulties experienced by families, especially in the context of the current pandemic.
Due to the current situation facing the country, the formal signing ceremony of the program-financing contracts for higher education will not be held, as usual.