The president of the Xunta, Alfonso Rueda, highlighted today the good reception enjoyed by the Foreign Youth Excellence Bags (BEME) program, from which almost 250 Galicians from abroad will benefit this year to pursue a master’s degree in one of the three you university. public. “We are proud of the Galicians who are outside of Galicia and we like to bring them so that the Galicians who live here can see the great talent, the great desire and the wonderful young people who are in Galicia in whole world,” he said during a welcome ceremony for the beneficiaries held today in Oroso.
The head of the Government of Galicia emphasized that the purpose of this initiative is to complement the good training they already have and to encourage them to develop their professional career and their important community project. “Galicia has changed a lot in these years and everything we have improved is mainly thanks to the people who left when everything was very difficult, and for that we want to thank you for everything you do with your families, your ancestors for Galicia and that All who want to stay here to work and live their doors are open,” he emphasized.
In this sense, Rueda appreciated the “courage” of those who chose to return to their land or their family and encouraged the participants to take advantage of the experience of knowledge, while getting to know the community. “It’s easy to get to know us in a year, the study also gives time to go anywhere in Galicia and discover many places,” he said, while emphasizing the fact that many will take advantage of the opportunity to meet and visit living relatives. here..
The Xunta increases the amount of these grants for one year, which amounts to between 7,500 and 12,000 euros depending on the duration of the master’s degree completed and the continent of origin of the beneficiaries. Specifically, the aid – which covers the costs of travel, living, accommodation and tuition – increases this course by an average of 500 euros. The budget of the regional government for these bags is 2.3 million euros, a “powerful but beneficial use of public funds, without a doubt,” as indicated by Rueda.