Scholarships

This year marks the 10th Anniversary of the BritishSpanish Society Scholarship Programme 2008-2018. Ten years empowering knowledge and culture supporting more than 60 cutting-edge post-graduate projects aiming to support individual and institutional links between the United Kingdom and Spain, sponsoring research in fields as diverse as medicine, urban planning, engineering, linguistics, literature, physics, architecture, marine archaeology and music.

Additionally, 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 and application forms, please visit the ‘how to apply’ section.

May 2018 saw the BrisithSpanish Society Scholarship Awards Ceremony 10th Anniversary, kindly hosted by His Excellency the Spanish Ambassador Mr Carlos Bastarreche, Honorary President of the BritishSpanish Society.

Please read on to view the profiles of the Scholarship awarded candidates in 2018 and click here to see a dossier of the Scholarship Programme 2008-2015.

 

Scholarship Awards 2018

Mr Philip Paddack, BBVA UK Country Manager, presented the BBVA Scholarship Award 2018 to Paula FRAGA LAMAS, MBA Research Project in Information and Communication Technologies at the Universidade da Coruña.
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Mr Santiago Fernández, Mahou San Miguel International Area Director, presented the Mahou San Miguel Scholarship Award 2018 to Rafael CARRASCO REINADO for his PhD in Molecular Microbiology at the Universidad de Cádiz.
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Mr Carlos Monreal, Plastic Energy Chief Executive Officer, presented Plastic Energy Scholarship Award 2018 to Javier DÍAZ BRAÑAS, PhD in Applied Mathematics at the University of Lincoln.
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Mr Albert Coll Caballe, Banco Sabadell Corporate Affairs Director, presented the Fundación Banco Sabadell Scholarship Award 2018 to Roc FARGAS I CASTELLS for his Master of Arts in Historical Performance (Baroque Viola) and Conducting at the Royal Academy of Music, London.
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Mr Matthew Hutnell, Santander Universities Director, presented the Santander Universities Humanities Award 2018 to Núria GONZÁLEZ CAMPAÑÁ, DPhil in Law at the University of Oxford.
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Santander Universities Medicine Award was presented to Alba GUIJARRO BELMAR, PhD in Medical Sciences at the University of Aberdeen.
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Mr Christian Kern, Telefónica Investor Relations Director, presented the Telefónica Scholarship Award 2018 to Marta BALDOMERO NARANJO, PhD in Statistics and Operational Research at the Universidad de Cádiz and visiting reseracher at the Univesity of Edinburgh.
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We are very grateful for all the donations from BSS Patrons and Memebers making possible this BSS Special Anniversay Scholarhip Award presented to Helen Louise FLATLEY, DPhil in History at the University of Oxford.
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Congratulations to all candidates and thank you very much to all applicants.