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Commission for Cultural, Educational and Scientific Exchange between the United States and Spain

Madrid, Spain

Adviser Name(s):Asesora Académica
Email:adviser@comision-fulbright.org
Phone: + 34 91 319 1126 | Fax: + 34 91 702 2185
Mailing Address: C/ General Oráa, 55 28006 Madrid
Walk-Up Address: c/ General Oráa, 55 28006 Madrid
Center Hours:Monday - Thursday:  10:00 - 14:00
 Friday - Sunday:  Closed

Center Website: http://fulbright.es/ver/estudiar-en-eeuu

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Advising Center Services

Cost Service
Free One-on-one advising
Free Advising by appointment
Free Regularly scheduled introductory presentations / sessions
Free Computer / internet access/use
Free Library hours
Free Videos, DVDs available to borrow
 

Higher Education Fairs

1 Organizer: Aula
Dates: 2014-02-19
Anticipated Audience: 115,000
For More Information: http://www.ifema.es/ferias/aula/default.html
 
2 Organizer: Saló de l'Ensenyament
Dates: 2014-03-12
Anticipated Audience: 70,000
For More Information: http://www.ensenyament.com/portal/appmanager/efiraSalones/S085012?_nfpb=true&_pageLabel=P801567601201188394872&profileLocale=en
 

Program Highlights

Local High School Outreach Presenations

The EducationUSA Advising Center regularly visits local high schools to meet students interested in applying to US universities. Topics of discussion include how to decide where to apply, testing and how to prepare, and funding opportunities and how to apply.


Local University Outreach Presentations

The Fulbright-EducationUSA Advising Center staff travels to about four universities in Andalusia each year to promote Fulbright grants and graduate study in the US. We visit other universities upon request.


Ministry Outreach Presentation

The Fulbright-EducationUSA Advising Center staff speaks at the Ministry of Industry, Toursim and Commerce, the Ministry of Public Works and the Ministry of Public Administration on a regular basis to promote Fulbright grants for civil servants and graduate study in the United States. Important fields of study: Public Administration, Public Policy, Economic Analysis, Finance, Engineering.


Competitive College Club

Coming in May 2013 EducationUSA will run a Competitive College Club for Madrid-area high school students interested putting together a competitive application for US universities. Excellent venue for college reps to showcase their institution.


Local Fair Participation

EducationUSA/Fulbright participates in local study abroad fairs held throughout the year, like EduFindMe, Top MBA, Top Grad Schools, CIS, etc. Of particular note was EducationUSA's IEW event scheduled around the EducationUSA Virtual College Fair for international students.


Newsletter Launch

Starting May 2013 EducationUSA in Spain will distribute a monthly newsletter to nearly 4,000 contacts from our mailing list. We will feature a US institution each month. Excellent showcase opportunity.


Upcoming Events

No upcoming events are currently scheduled.
 

Special Programs

No special programs at this time.

Scheduled Pre-Departure Orientations

No pre-departure orientations are currently scheduled.
 

Country-based Financial Aid Opportunities

Name of program: Fundación Caja Madrid
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Country: Spain
Level of Study: Masters, Doctoral, Post-Doc
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Website: www.fundacioncajamadrid.es
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Provides 80 scholarships for students to pursue postgraduate studies in their field of choice in the U.S., European Union (except Spain) and Canada. Past recipients have opted for Master’s degrees
(51%) and Doctorates (23%).



Name of program: La Fundación Rafael del Pino
Deadline:
Country: Spain
Level of Study: Masters, Doctoral
Majors Eligible: Economics, Business, Economic analysis of law, Education and Health
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Website: www.fundacionrafaeldelpino.es/inicio.asp
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Offers 10 scholarships for postgraduate work, encouraging Master’s or Doctorates in the fields of Economics, Business, Economic analysis of law, Education and Health.



Name of program: La Fundación Pedro Barrié de la Maza
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Country: Spain
Level of Study: Masters, Doctoral, Post-Doc
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Website: becasposgrado.fbarrie.org
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Offers 32 scholarships for postgraduate study (Master’s, Doctorate, Post-doctoral Study, or Independent Projects) in the European Union, Asia and the U.S. These scholarships encourage study in the
sciences.



Name of program: Fundación La Caixa
Deadline:
Country: Spain
Level of Study: Masters, Doctoral, Post-Doc
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Website: obrasocial.lacaixa.es
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Offers 225 scholarships for postgraduate study in Europe (including Spain), the U.S., Canada and Asia in many different areas of study.



Name of program: Talentia
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Country: Spain
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Website: www.juntadeandalucia.es/economiainnovacionyciencia/talentia/?q=node/200
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300 scholarships for graduate study abroad, including the U.S., for applicants demonstrating a link to Andalusia, either by birth, permanent residence, university studies or career path. Talentia does
recommend certain universities depending on the field of study desired, but will consider additional options based on demonstrated prestige of the proposed university.



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