Around 2,000 euros. That is what families spend to get every school-age child back to school. This is an amount that a large part of the population (specifically) finds difficult to bear (27% of households admit to having difficulties), but there are formulas so that the investment is less.
In the case of Zaragoza Returns this Wednesday, August 30th, the City Council’s “Volveremos” campaign focused on returning to the classroom. On four days (in addition to this Wednesday, Friday, September 1st, and the following September 6th and 8th), Users can get 15% of the balance they spend on buying books and school supplies, always from affiliated companies.
In this case, establishing a balance becomes a direct support tool for the family economy. At the same time, the bonus incentive gives the closest shops, in this case, books, newspapers, stationery, and drawing and art supplies, the support of more customers.
Last year, during the same September campaign, there were 14,268 transactions in the city worth almost 950,000 euros. The average costs per affiliated company were 8,875 euros. For these four days of the campaign, these signups are forecast to increase as mobile app users have grown by more than 30% to more than 176,000 since back-to-school in 2022.
23,000 grants for dining room or teaching materials
Don’t miss the grants for dining rooms and teaching materials created by the Government of Aragon. In total, 23,065 students receive one of these aids in this course, according to the final proposed decision published today by the Ministry of Education, Science, and Universities of the Government of Aragon.
The regional executive distributes these benefits in excess of 14 million euros. In this call for proposals and in the case of eating aids, 10,823 students were beneficiaries, a number slightly higher than last year, when 10,692 were approved. The individualized amount of the scholarships, which makes it easier for students to use the service, remains at 860 euros in this course, which corresponds to individual monthly support of 86 euros.
The beneficiaries will thus enjoy the Free service throughout the school year and also in the summer. The non-teaching benefit is preferably provided in coordination with center opening programs, without prejudice to the fact that the support may be provided through the payment of an economic amount. The regional administration provided a total of 11.8 million euros for this tender.
by educational level, With 7,968 scholarships, it is the main scholarship with the highest number of scholarship holders, followed by children (with 2,745 scholarships). 70 scholarships were awarded for the two-year early education program and another 40 for special education.
In the grants for teaching materials for students enrolled in compulsory grades at publicly funded centers, the item is 2.3 million. Eventually, there will be 12,242 eligible students.
The amount they receive varies from 160 euros for primary and special educators to 230 euros for ESO and vocational students. In the next school year, 8,294 elementary school students will receive support; 3,616 from secondary school; 241 from F and P; and 91 from special education.
as an improvement, This year, for the first time, income from the immediately preceding year was taken into account (and not, as before, that of two years earlier), which allows the call to be better adapted to the real needs of households and thus respond to the needs of families.
SCHOLARSHIPS AT THE UNIVERSITY OF ZARAGOZA
There is one at the university level, the Scholarship Department of the University of Zaragoza, which is responsible for the administration of the advertisements for various scholarships for enrolled students. It is convenient to find out about them (there is a special section on the University of Zaragoza website) because there are various opportunities granted by the Ministry of Education, the Government of Aragon, or the University itself.
The government of Aragon, for example, was called to this course, 35 Scholarships: Salary for High Achievement and Low-Income Students, whereby students should receive 950 euros per month. There are also various aids for issues such as mobility, which benefit those young people who have to make large investments in their trips to their study centers.