HISPASAT has opened the 2nd Scholarships for Aerospace Studies for Female Engineers

April 3, 2018

The operator continues to foster the development of female talent in areas of engineering, aiming to help more women enter this sector in the future.

HISPASAT's "Female Engineer" Scholarship will allow one woman to undertake her postgraduate studies in the aerospace field.

MADRID, 03 April 2018. 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, areas in which the company is especially involved thanks to the different projects it carries out.


HISPASAT is comprised of companies that have a presence in Spain as well as in Latin America, where its Brazilian affiliate HISPAMAR is based. HISPASAT is a world leader in the distribution and broadcasting of Spanish and Portuguese audiovisual content, and its satellite fleet is used by important direct-to-home television (DTH) and high-definition television (HDTV) digital platforms. HISPASAT also provides satellite broadband and connectivity services which include Internet access, mobility and the extension of mobile networks, in addition to other added value solutions to governments, corporations and telecommunication operators in America, Europe and North Africa. HISPASAT is one of the world's largest companies in its sector in terms of revenue, and the main communications bridge between Europe and the Americas.

Press contact:

María Felpeto – tel. 91 710 25 40 mfelpeto@hispasat.es / comunicacion@hispasat.es

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