The Spanish satellite-based telecommunications operator today has launched the second edition of the HISPASAT scholarship so that a female engineer can carry out her postgraduate Master's studies in Aeronautical Engineering or Telecommunications Engineering in the aerospace sector.
The HISPASAT "Female Engineer" scholarship, which will be awarded each year, intends to foster the presence of female talent in the technology field and thus contribute both to women's professional development in these areas of studies as well as increase the number of women in the aerospace sector.
The scholarship will consist of five thousand euros in financial which will be used to pay the tuition of the postgraduate course that the winner enrols in and other duly justified expenditures related with these studies.
The application period for the scholarship for the 2018-2019 academic year begins today, 3 April, and will remain open until 18 May. The result will be announced on 7 June. The terms and conditions can be found on HISPASAT's website www.hispasat.com.
This initiative forms part of HISPASAT's Corporate Social Responsibility policy and its commitment to helping people and the communities develop. HISPASAT is particularly committed to promoting education and equality, ar