SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug 29, 2018--EVERTEC, Inc. (NYSE:EVTC) (“Evertec” or the “Company”) recently celebrated the 4th edition of its Scholarship Program awarding 102 scholarships to outstanding college students who demonstrated a solid commitment to community service. Of these scholarships, 80 were awarded to students from Puerto Rico who will also have the opportunity to apply for Evertec’s Internship Program.
Through this grant, Evertec recognizes its strong commitment to education. Evertec launched its Scholarship Program in 2015 and, has awarded a total of 233 scholarships to students in Puerto Rico and Latin America with a total investment of $346,000.
Mac Schuessler, President and Chief Executive Officer said, “We are pleased to expand our Scholarship Program this year, doubling the number of grants. We expanded the program to countries in Latin America by offering our employees and their children the opportunity to participate in the Program. We recognize the importance of education to support economic development and want to be able to give back to the communities where we work.”
Evertec’s Scholarship Program not only supports college students in achieving their goals, but also, boosts the technology sector in Puerto Rico. This Program is aimed at undergraduate and graduate students whose studies are related to technology, demonstrate academic excellence and have a strong commitment to community service. Through this program, Evertec contributes to the future generation of leaders and professionals in the technology industry of the countries in which it operates.
The Program is funded by donations from members of Evertec’s Executive Team and Board of Directors as well as with matching funds from the company.
EVERTEC, Inc. (NYSE:EVTC) is a leading full-service transaction processing business in Latin America, providing a broad range of merchant acquiring, payment processing and business solutions services. The Company manages a system of electronic payment networks that process more than two billion transactions annually and offers a comprehensive suite of services for core bank processing, cash processing and technology outsourcing. In addition, Evertec owns and operates the ATH® network, one of the leading personal identification number (“PIN”) debit networks in Latin America. Based in Puerto Rico, the Company operates in 26 Latin American countries and serves a diversified customer base of leading financial institutions, merchants, corporations and government agencies with “mission-critical” technology solutions. For more information, visit www.evertecinc.com.
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CONTACT: EVERTEC, Inc.
Brenda Agosto, 787-472-7633
Alexandra López-Soler, 939-400-6497
KEYWORD: CARIBBEAN PUERTO RICO
INDUSTRY KEYWORD: EDUCATION UNIVERSITY OTHER EDUCATION TECHNOLOGY ONLINE RETAIL NETWORKS SOFTWARE PHILANTHROPY PROFESSIONAL SERVICES FINANCE OTHER PROFESSIONAL SERVICES RETAIL OTHER PHILANTHROPY
SOURCE: EVERTEC, Inc.
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