If you are a resident of a rural area of Catalonia, you can enjoy a 30% discount on the registration fee for any training program at the Open University of Catalonia (UOC). Applications are open.

Training aid for people living in rural areas
Training aid for people living in rural areas. 2021. Font: Pexels. License: BY-SA.

With these grants , the UOC seeks to promote access to university-level training for people living in rural areas of Catalonia through 100 scholarships . The individual amount of the scholarship represents a thirty percent bonus on the tuition fee for any training program during the second semester of the 2022-2023 academic year. The beneficiary can take it for two semesters.

The deadline to apply for the scholarship is January 9, 2023. On January 13, the provisional list of selected people will be published on the UOC e-board and from January 18 to February 6, 2023 the period will take place registration formalization.

Submission of applications and documentation

Interested persons who wish to obtain one of the enrollment scholarships called for in the bases must complete the following steps:

1. Complete the UOC scholarship application form .

2. Send to the email address uocrural@uoc.edu with the following specifications:

· Document certifying residence in rural areas according to the requirement established in article 3.1.2.
· National ID.
· Model 100 of the personal income tax of the family members corresponding to the last year prior to the submission of the application. Letter of motivation expressing the proposal of how training is linked to residence in a rural area (requirement 3.13).