The National Board of School Aid and Scholarships (junaeb) has announced the delivery of the free computers for the ICT Scholarships at the end of July 2023. This equipment will be delivered prioritizing the regions that have been affected by the recent frontal systems, such as O’Higgins, Maule, Biobío, Ñuble and La Araucanía, to then continue with the rest of the country.
Who will be the beneficiaries of the ICT Scholarships? Seventh grade students from public or private subsidized establishments that meet the established requirements. For public schools, it is necessary to be enrolled in seventh grade in a public educational establishment during the month of April of the school year, in addition to not having been a beneficiary of programs such as “I choose my PC”, “I connect to learn” and “ICT Access Scholarships” in previous years. In the case of students of establishments for adults in seventh grade, they must also comply with the permanence of the enrollment and have a percentage of 60% continuous attendance between the months of April and August of the school year.
Regarding subsidized private schools, the requirements for the ICT Scholarships include being enrolled in seventh grade in a subsidized private educational establishment during the month of April of the school year. Priority is given to students who are in seventh grade and who are in the care of the State (Sename and/or Better Childhood and/or Specialized Protection System). In addition, the section of 40% of socioeconomic qualification according to the Social Registry of Households is considered, and it is prioritized according to the Complementary Characterization model until the stock of available equipment is exhausted.
It is important to highlight that the ICT Scholarships they cannot be applied for nor can they be appealed, since their award is based on the fulfillment of the aforementioned criteria.
To see if you are a beneficiary of the free computer of the TIC Scholarships 2023, students can enter the website of the junaeb, where they must provide their RUT and click on “consult”. The system will show the results and, in case of being a beneficiary, the school will be in charge of making an appointment with the families for the delivery of the equipment.