Country Program of Colombia

In Colombia our foundation is exclusively active in Medellín. Since 1996, it offers scholarships at Universidad EAFIT and at the technical school Instituto Pedro Justo Berrío.

  • Escuela de Administración, Finanzas, Investigación y Tecnología (EAFIT)
  • Instituto Pedro Justo Berrío

Local Committee

  • Jorge Gonzalo Tabares Mesa, former executive EAFIT, President
  • Dr. Alirio Jaramillo, entrepreneur
  • Norckzia Ortiz de Navarro, Scholarship Advisor
  • Ing. Octavio Peláez, manager, alumni of Fundación Educación
  • Ing. Juan Esteban Arroyave, manager, alumni of Fundación Educación
  • Sandra Valencia, Executive Secretary

Partner Universities and Colleges

 Escuela de Administración, Finanzas, Investigación y Tecnología (EAFIT)www.eafit.edu.co
 Instituto Pedro Justo Berríowww.pedrojustoberrio.edu.co

Alumni Association

 CESE (Corporación Educación Suiza-Eafit)               corporacioncese.org

CESE  (Corporación Educación Suiza-Eafit) was founded in 1999 in Medellín as an alumni association of Fundación Educación. One of the goals of this association is to facilitate the repayment of scholarships once alumnis of Fundación Educación start their professional careers. Hence, CESE collects such repayments, just as stipulated by the "Compromiso de Honor" and grants scholarships according to the guidelines of Fundación Educación. Further, this association actively tries to foster the contacts not only between alumnis but also alumni and scholars.

Facts and Figures 2020 (in USD)Colombia
Scholarships funded56
Invested amounts per institution: 
Escuela de Administración, Finanzas, Investigación y Tecnología (EAFIT)162.634
Instituto Pedro Justo Berrío (IPJB)23.811
 % of scholars who successfully complete their studies92%