Evidence of effectiveness
In general, the benefits have been as expected. The number of students from vocational schools supported via the scheme varies region by region depending on the a) number of supported branches b) conditions and finances allocated c) population of the region. The number varies between 800-1,500 secondary vocational students getting the scholarship per region each year.
Engagement of stakeholders
It is quite a cheap, but effective instrument and appreciated by local enterprises. No special regulation is needed, scholarships only depends on the political will of regional councils.