The scholarship will consist of 100% of the registration fee. The opportunity to partake in the Wind Farm Maintenance Technician program offered by the Spanish Wind Energy Association (AEE) 1, fully subsidized by EDPR and Vestas.
Students who complete the program in the previously established timeframe will obtain the following degree:
The course consists of 174 hours of theoretical and practical training, which takes place in-person , divided into six weeks of training and three days of hands-on work experience in wind farms. This time is distributed as follows:
Theory classes: 121 hours (including six hours of an employment workshop)
GWO modules: 32 hours
c)Work experience in the workshop and in the field: 32 hours
The schedule for the course will be mainly from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., but may vary depending on the availability of the teachers. During the GWO modules training week, classes are held from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. or from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Notwithstanding the above, the schedule is subject to possible modifications made by the Wind Energy Business Association (AEE), who will be in charge of the course.
The course will begin on May 17 and will end on July 09. The three-day wind farm work experience has not yet been scheduled, and is limited to 24 places per school year.
The companies EDPR and Vestas are committed to considering the profiles of the 24 scholarship students in the selection processes within the O&M departments of both companies.
 Students who apply for the scholarship must be able to travel to Madrid and/or other locations to take classes and complete maintenance work experience. (The economic content of the scholarship granted by EDPR and Vestas does not include travel or accommodation expenses, and the corresponding taxes will be paid by the recipient).