The purpose of the Swedish – Spanish Foundation is to promote education and studies. The scholarship may be applied for by Spanish students for studies in Sweden or Swedish students for studies in Spain. Applicants must be Swedish or Spanish citizens enrolled in university studies and not older than 30 years of age. To apply you need a special form which can be found on this website. Scholarships can not be received where emphasis is put on language studies or be awarded for trainee jobs. Grants are not given retroactively. Forms incompletely filled in will be disregarded.
Rules and regulations
The awarded scholarship must be used within twelve months of the date it was granted. Should the scholarship holder not have the possibility to do so, the right to make use of the scholarship can be withdrawn.
If awarded, the scholarship holder has, when applying for the scholarship, bound himself/herself to make use of the scholarship, if awarded, for certain specified purposes. Should however any circumstances occur giving valid reasons for modifying these plans, the consent of the Foundation is required. An admission certificate from the educational institution must be enclosed.
It is presumed, that the person applying for the scholarship, whether Swedish or Spanish speaking has elementary knowledge of Spanish or Swedish respectively.
The scholarship holder is obliged, during the scholarship period or immediately after the expiry of this period, to submit a report on the studies. The report shall include, besides information on times of travel and return, particulars of visits and courses, with whom the scholarship holder has collaborated or met, as well as a short summary giving an account of the work and other information of interest. Transcripts are not valid.
Should circumstances occur, over which the scholarship holder has no control and which force him/her to discontinue the previously arranged plans, the right is given, if abroad, immediately to return to the native country and for this purpose finance the travel costs home from the scholarship fund. The scholarship holder is if so obliged to repay unused funds. Any claim for reimbursement over and above the scholarship can not be made.
The Foundation can not be held responsible for any injury which the scholarship holder may personally be subjected to or cause a third person during the scholarship period. Neither can the scholarship holder claim financial aid, if it should happen that the scholarship does not cover the calculated expenses. Nor can he/she make any valid claim against the Foundation to pay a journey home or therewith comparable expenses, in case the money has been used sooner than estimated, has been stolen or in any other way lost.
The scholarship holder is obliged to conduct himself as a good representative of his/her country. If serious objections against the scholarship holder’s conduct or way of living should come to the Foundation’s knowledge and if the scholarship holder does not make use of the scholarship in accordance with the stated purpose, the Foundation can demand the scholarship to be refunded. All applicants will be informed of the result by letter post.
The application has to be at our disposal not later than September 15. Late arrivals will not be taken into consideration.