Scholarships

Since its inception in 2008, the BritishSpanish Society has had the pleasure of awarding Scholarships and Bursaries to over 40 post-graduate students conducting research in fields as diverse as medicine, urban planning, engineering, linguistics, literature, physics, architecture, marine archaeology and music.

The British Spanish Society is pleased to join the UNIVERSITY OF WALES PRESS and Iberian and Latin American Studies Series to support research in Hispanic Studies and to provide a channel among researchers, academia and the Society. This is a unique opportunity for researchers to win a prestigious prize and for their thesis to be considered for publication by an established university press with strong links in Hispanic Studies. For full details, please visit the ‘how to apply’ section.

The BritishSpansih Society Scholarships Programe is proud to announce the invaluable contribution of our new Principal Supporter MAHOU SAN MIGUEL. Thanks to MAHOU SAN MIGUEL altruistic commitment we will be able to support gastronomic projects from 2016.

Marking the BritishSpanish Society centenary, in association with ARTES, we are also delighted to announce that in 2016 we can now offer new grants and prizes for art historians.

It may not be the best of times for students but we are trying our best to help where we can. May 2015 saw the eigth annual presentation of the BritishSpanish Society Scholarships hosted by the Honorary President of the Society, HE the Spanish Ambassador. Please read on to view the profiles of our 2015 Scholars and click here for a complete dossier of the Scholarship Program. 

Scholarship Awards 2016

Philip A. Paddack, Head of Clients, Corporate & Investment Banking Europe presented the BBVA Scholarship 2016 to Eduard SERRAHIMA DE CAMBRA, MSc in Statistics at Imperial College London.
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Ferrovial Scholarship 2016 was presented to Roberto DÍEZ PISONERO, Postdoctoral Research in Geography and Urban Planning at the Universidad Complutense de Madrid in partnership with the University of Lancaster.
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Santiago Fernández, Mahou San Miguel International Area Director presented the Mahou San Miguel Scholarship 2016 to Alfonso TIMONEDA MONFORT, Research MPhil in Biological Sciences (Plant Sciences) at the University of Cambridge.
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Michael Wilson, Regional Manager of Santander Universities presented the Santander Universities Medicina Award to Antonio GARCIA GUERRA, PhD. Physics at the University of Oxford.
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Santander Universities presented two Grants and the Santander Universities Humanidades Scholarship was awarded to Marina PÉREZ DE ARCOS, PhD. International Relations at the University of Oxford.
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The Telefónica Scholarship Award 2016 was presented to Julia GAYTAN DUQUE, PdH in Drama Studies at the Universidad Complutense de Madrid in partnership with the University of Birmingham.
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The BritishSpanish Society Centenary Scholarship was presented to Lucía VEINTIMILLA MACIÁN, Master Degree in Violin Performace at Guildhall School of Music and Drama.
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The ARTES Coll & Cortés 2016 International Student Scholarships were awarded to Pablo ORDÁS DÍAZ, PhD in Art History at the University of Santiago de Compostela and María PANDIELLO FERNÁNDEZ, PhD in Art History at the University of Lisbon.
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Congratulations to all candidates and thank you very much to all applicants.