Vellsam recognizes the best university and higher vocational training students of Carboneras (Almeria) in the 1st ‘Bartolomé Zamora Zamora’ Award

The deadline for submitting applications is November 20.

The multinational company Vellsam Materias Bioactivas has launched this November the 1st ‘Bartolomé Zamora Zamora’ Academic Merit Award, aimed at students born or residing in the municipality of Carboneras (Almería) who have completed their university degree or higher vocational training studies during the 2021/2022 academic year.

This is an initiative to encourage, support and reward the effort and academic excellence of young people in the municipality of Carboneras and with which will be awarded to the record with the best average grade of all those presented in both categories. The prizes are 2,000 euros for the university degree transcript with the best average grade and 1,000 euros for the higher vocational training transcript with the best average grade. Applications can be submitted until November 20 through the website, where the terms and conditions of the call are also available.

Along with the duly completed application form, applicants must submit a copy of a valid identity document, academic certification of the studies completed showing the average grade obtained and, in the case of a resident not born in Carboneras, a certificate of census registration in the municipality dated prior to the completion of the studies.

The criterion to be followed for the evaluation of the submitted files is the average grade obtained, taking into account, in the event of a tie and in the following order, the number of honors, outstanding and exhausted convocations. The prize will be awarded before December 31.

Bartolomé Zamora Zamora, father of the CEO of Vellsam Materias Bioactivas, María Zamora, and born in the coal district of Cueva del Pájaro, was an example of constant personal and professional improvement that led him to obtain a degree in the School of Mines, a diploma in business management and an extensive career in Spain and Latin America. In addition, he has been the only coal miner to occupy a seat in the Spanish Parliament and played an important role in the Spanish Transition, being one of the signatories of the Spanish Constitution of 1978, as well as in the creation of the autonomous community of Andalusia.