Postgraduate Masters, the Calabria Region invests 6 million for the training of young people


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An overall investment of 6 million euros2 million for each academic year of the next three years: this is what the public notice with which theThe Calabria Region finances post-graduate professionalizing master’s degrees for young Calabrian graduates, in order to enhance their skills and facilitate their entry into the world of workThe vice-president of the Regional Council with responsibility for Education illustrated the details of the public notice promoted by the Department of Education of the Calabria Region. Josephine Prince at a press conference at the Citadel. Funding is planned in the form of vouchers for first and second level post-graduate master’s degrees for Calabrian graduates: the voucher has a maximum value of 10 thousand euros for each beneficiary. In addition to the costs of the master’s degree, a scholarship of a maximum value of 6,656.52 can be added to cover travel, food and accommodation expenses, if these conditions are met: ISEE income lower than 10,490.00 euros, degree grade of at least 104/110.

The voucher can be requested to cover the costs of enrollment for first and second level post-graduate master’s degrees carried out in Italy and abroad, provided by Italian and foreign universities, public and private, recognized by the national system.recognized Afam (Higher Artistic and Musical Education) institutions, post-graduate master’s degrees accredited by Asfor (Association for Managerial Training) or Equis (European Quality Improvement System) or Aacsb (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business) provided by public and private advanced training institutes. Eligible are: training courses provided in person or in mixed mode (blended) with a maximum percentage of 20% of online training, master’s degrees not yet started at the date of submission of the application. Those who have been resident in Calabria for at least six months from the date of submission of the application and who hold a bachelor’s degree or specialist/master’s degree may apply to obtain the voucher. Representatives of the Calabrese universities also participated in the press conference, including the rector of the UMG of Catanzaro, John Cuda: «This is excellent news for the Calabrian university system, I must thank Councilor Princi for this initiative that – explained Cuda – responds to the needs of our young graduates, many of whom objectively have difficulties in approaching masters, even simply for economic reasons. So once again the Region has been very quick and very attentive to these requests and above all it has done so with a specific objective, that is, to try to finance masters initiatives that then have a professional outlet. So this is very important in a region like ours in which our best minds tend to abandon our territory precisely because these opportunities are lacking». The regional managers will support Princi in illustrating the notice Mary Francesca Cat And Menotti-Lucchetta.