The Ministry of Education has disseminated the new amounts of Progress Scholarships 2022. With the upgrade, the minimum benefit amount is $5,677, which includes a connectivity bonus of $1,000. Payments are made monthly by the National Social Security Administration (Considered).
Progresar is a scholarship given to students whose families have lower incomes.
From the hand of this payment, they can cover their expenses. The benefit is paid for twelve months. The amount varies according to the educational level and the degree of advancement in the career.
Last December, an increase was applied to the Progresar Scholarships. With the increase, the minimum amount of the scale became $5,677. The amount is $6,366 for higher level students.
In the case of those who study nursing, it is $6,000 for the first year; $7,000, for the second year; $8,000, for the third year; $9,000, for the fourth year; and $10,700, for the fifth year.
Beneficiaries receive a bonus for connectivity. This one is $1000. This additional can be used to contract or improve the Internet service or recharge the SUBE Card.
Retention to Progresar Scholarships
The pension agency withholds 20% each month from compulsory education students. The retention is settled when the certification of school regularity is presented, which is done after the end of the school year.
There is no monthly withholding for advanced tertiary or university students.
Registration for Progresar Scholarships
Today only enrollment in the Progresar line is enabled for 16 and 17 year olds. It was launched last year to reduce school dropouts during the pandemic. Those interested in registering must click here and register before January 31, 2022.
Progressing 16 and 17 years old is compatible with the Universal Child Allowance (AUH) and for pregnancy. In other words, in these cases, the holders receive both benefits.
It is expected that registration for the rest of the scholarships will be re-enabled in March.