Santo Domingo.- The Autonomous University of Santo Domingo, Higher Institute of Agriculture and Technology of Santiago signed an agreement this Friday with the Ministry of Higher Education that will allow more than 600,000 low-income students access to national scholarships.
The agreement was signed by the rector of the UASD, Editrudis Beltrán Crisóstomo; the Minister of Mescyt, Franklin García Fermín; the rector of ISA, Benito Ferreira, and the president of Utesa, Frank Rodríguez, specified a statement.
García Fermín explained that the special scholarship program is aimed at young people from “vulnerable sectors” of the Dominican Republic.
He argued that the signing of the agreement commits the universities to offer secure entry opportunities to different careers to low-income students, and thus contribute to raising the professional quality of the beneficiaries and contribute to the fight against poverty.
The long-term transcendent higher education program guarantees social inclusion, rewards effort and is aimed at excellent students, committed to quality education.