Open call for Botín scholarships – Programa para el Fortalecimiento para la Función Pública en América Latina


The Fundación Botín has published an open call for the VII Edition of the Programa para el Fortalecimiento para la Función Pública en América Latina [Botín Scholarships for Strengthening of Civil Service in Latin America] . The program is aimed at Latin American university students with high potential and vocation to the civil service and also seeks to enhance regional development through a network of highly trained civil servers who are committed to the public interest.

The training program will start on 9 October 2018, at Fundación Botín Head Office (Madrid, Spain) and will finish on 29 November at Fundação Getúlio Vargas (Brazil).

The scholarships will cover enrollment, travel, housing and living expenses of the selected applicants.

Applications must be made at the Fundación Botín website, until 17 May 2018.

IMPORTANT: SINTER will provide the “Carta del Rector presentando la candidatura del alumno” To receive this document, the student must hand in at SINTER’s office, until 7 May, a recommendation letter from his/her program coordinator at UFSC, attesting that the student complies with the requirements below:

  • 50% of the studies completed until 30 September 2018, without, however, having completed the degree;
  • Academic excellence according to the respective program’s criteria;
  • Prior participation in student, political or social associationswhich aim at society development through public policies or professional practices in public institutions;

For further information on the call, click here.

To apply, click here.