Benjamin Franklin Scholarship
The Benjamin Franklin Scholarships help contribute to the trip and research stay in the US under the American Studies framework and in accordance with the following objectives:
- To cooperate in the internationalization of the UAH
- To encourage the academic training of UAH researchers in the United States
- To train new Doctors in American Studies
- To establish contact with American universities and institutions
- To start creating the figure of the “Franklin Researcher”
These scholarships address to UAH professors and students of the PhD Program in American Studies of the Instituto Franklin-UAH.
Open. Deadline extended until April 20th.
Research Assistant, Laura Álvarez Trigo: firstname.lastname@example.org
- 2016 Edition. 2 students of the PhD Program in American Studies:
- Noelia Gregorio Fernández. Projecto: “The Rebel of Chicano Cinema: El cine de Robert Rodríguez”. Destination: Columbia University;
- Daniel Ureña Uceda. Project: “The Use of Spanish Language in the US Presidential Campaigns: 2016 Case Study”. Destination: the International Republican Institute (IRI).
- 2015 Edition. Student of the PhD Program in American Studies. Paloma Villamil Agraso. Project: “Ecofeminist Spiritualities in Science Fiction”. Destination: University of Central Florida
- 2014 Edition (period of tenure in 2014). Prof. José Santiago Fernández Vázquez. Destination: University of California, Santa Bárbara. Project: “Contemporary rewrites the myth of Orpheus in postcolonial literature”
- 2013 Edition (period of tenure in 2014). Prof. Francisco Manuel Saez de Adana Herrero. Destination: University of Ohio. Project: “The reflection of American society and the Spanish Civil War through Milton Caniff”
- 2012 Edition (period of tenure in 2013). Prof. Luis Mancha. Destination: University of California, Irvine. Project: “Ethnography and literature: representation of Mexican culture in the work of Alejandro Morales”
- 2011 Edition (period of tenure in 2012). Prof. José Ignacio Ruiz Rodríguez. Destination: Hispanic Society of America (New York, United States). Project: “Hispanic-American History through the Funds of the Hispanic Society of America”
- 2010 Edition (period of tenure in 2011). Prof. Santiago Ropero Salinas. Destination: Mount Sinai Hospital (New York, United States). Project: “DNA methylation as a new tool in the search for new biomarkers in schizophrenia”
- 2009 Edition (period of tenure in 2010). Prof. Björn Arp. Destination: American University & Washington College of Law, Washington D.C. Project: “Application of International Human Rights Law by international financial institutions”