EVERTEC CONTINUES TO INVEST IN EDUCATION
SAN JUAN, PUERTO RICO – May 3, 2018 - Evertec, a technology and transaction processing company, announced the annual launch of the “2018 Evertec Scholarship Program”. The Program, which began in 2015, has awarded over 130 scholarships worth over $200,000 in 3 years.
“We recognize the importance of education for the development of Puerto Rico and Latin America. Education is one of the pillars of our Corporate Social Responsibility Program and we invest in and promote it through our Scholarship Program”, said Mac Schuessler, President and CEO of Evertec.
The Program seeks to assist students who demonstrate academic excellence and commitment to the community. The Program was designed to support people within the general community, as well as Evertec employees and their descendants. It is funded by direct contributions from members of the Company’s Executive Team and Board of Directors, whose donations are matched and expanded with Company’s investment.
Applicants must have been accepted at a college or an accredited university for four years during the academic year of 2018 - 2019 and the criteria includes: minimum cumulative GPA of 3.30, financial need and participation in community activities, among others. Awardees are eligible to receive a $1,000 scholarship and will have the opportunity to participate in Evertec’s Internship Program.
For more information or to apply for the Scholarship, please visit www.evertecinc.com/becaspr. Online applications will be accepted through June 8, 2018.