Students in a situation of special economic vulnerability and with a good academic record will receive a grant of 3,600 euros to carry out their university studies outside the island
Within the Corporate Social Responsibility program, Bodegas Vega de Yuco once again collaborates with education and young university students on the island of Lanzarote and La Graciosa through the scholarships awarded annually by the «It is the commitment of all, companies, entities, administrations and society, in general, to support -as far as possible- the excellence and young talent of our island. Now more than ever".
In this twelfth edition, a total of thirteen students have benefited, who from this month of September are going to carry out higher studies outside the island of Lanzarote. These aids are granted to students from families in a situation of special economic vulnerability. The students who received scholarships -in addition- had to prove a good academic record to receive these aids.
For the current academic year (2023-2024) there have been more than thirty applications submitted. Only thirteen were the beneficiaries of the scholarships. These students will receive 3,600 euros, divided into the nine monthly payments of the current university course.
Since its creation, the Mercedes Medina Díaz Association has already awarded more than eighty scholarships. Thanks to the collaboration and business support, these students have been able to continue their university studies outside the island of Lanzarote.
In this present edition, Bodegas Vega de Yuco collaborate again with Spar supermarkets, Spar Lanzarote, Romero Lines Foundation, Communication, S.P.L, Cala Lanzarote-Suite Hotels and the Cicar-Overcame Group.
The scholarship award ceremony was presided over by the honorary president of the Association, Mercedes Maura Hat, and presented by the president of the same, Juan Cruz.
The beneficiary students received the scholarships from the representatives of the aforementioned companies, members of the Association's board of directors and authorities present, among whom was the counselor of Universities, Science, Innovation and Culture of the Government of the Canary Islands, Migdalia Machín, and the Councilor for Social Affairs of the Arrecife Town Hall, Hello Corujo.