Since its inception in 2008, the BritishSpanish Society has had the pleasure of awarding Scholarships and Bursaries to over 50 post-graduate students conducting research in fields as diverse as medicine, urban planning, engineering, linguistics, literature, physics, architecture, marine archaeology and music.
It may not be the best of times for students but we are trying our best to help where we can. November 2017 saw the X annual presentation of the BritishSpanish Society Scholarship Awards hosted by the Honorary President of the Society, HE the Spanish Ambassador. Please read on to view the profiles of our 2017 Scholars and click here to see a dossier of the Scholarship Programme 2008-2015.
Scholarship Awards 2017
Mr Juan Blasco, Global Head of Syndicate, presented the BBVA Scholarship 2017 to María NIETO ROSADO, MSc in Clinical Research (Microbiology) at the Universitat de Barcelona.
Mr Santiago Fernández, Mahou San Miguel International Area Director presented the Mahou San Miguel Scholarship 2017 to Marina RUIZ MUÑOZ, BSc in Biotechnology at the Universidad de Cádiz.
Mr Richard Peel, Plastic Energy Public Relations and Marketing Manager, presented Plastic Energy Scholarship Award 2017 to Carlos Miguel LÓPEZ ALLED, PhD in Sustainable Chemistry at the Centre for Sustainable Chemical Technologies at the University of Bath.
Mr Matthew Hutnell, Santander Universities Director presented the Santander Universities Humanities Award to Carissa VÉLIZ, PhD in Philosophy at the University of Oxford.
Santander Universities Medicine Award was presented to Andrea GONZÁLEZ LÓPEZ, PhD in Biological Sciences at the Universidad de Oviedo, in collaboration with Imperial College London.
Mr Antonio Marti, Chief Financial Officer presented the Telefónica Scholarship Award 2017 to Gregory Joseph Emmanuel SANDERS, MA in Jazz Performance and Composition at the Royal Academy of Music, University of London.
Congratulations to all candidates and thank you very much to all applicants.