Support to the program '100,000 Strong in the Americas'
Banco Santander participates in this initiative by the US government that promotes exchanges between US, Latin American and Caribbean university students. The bank has earmarked 1 million dollars for this programme, which aims to increase the number of exchanges to 100,000 by 2020.
UCLA W50 and W30 Program
The bank sponsors the international W50 and W30 programmes. With W50, each year more than 50 executives women from all over the world attend conferences and courses. The programme lasts three months and it´s structured in three modules, the central one being delivered on the UCLA campus.
The aim of W30 program is to train 30 women every year who work as administrative and services staff at the universities that form part of Santander Universities, with the objective that they may take on leadership positions within their respective academic centers.
SUNY. Santander Grants
The State University of New York (SUNY) has launched 3 international mobility programmes: Santander Global Scholars (study at Spanish and Latin American universities), Santander Business Inters-SUNY New Paltz (best business internships) and Brazil Global Laboratory-SUNY Oswego (researcher training).
Yale University. Santander Grants
Yale support several academic mobility programmes, such as the Yale World Fellows (WFP), which enables students to participate at the World Innovation Summit for Education (WISE).
BIARI. Brown University Grants
Brown has developed a programme known as BIARI (Brown International Advanced Research Institutes) and provided scholarships to over 150 students and teachers from 55 countries can attend courses during the summer. These grants cover registration costs, accommodation and living expenses.
University of Columbia. Santander Grants
Santander Doctoral Fellows offers doctorate grants that promote research, and ECLA has grants to foster entrepreneurial activity in Latin America.
Bentley University. Santander Grants
Both institutions have launched the “Santander Universities Study Abroad Scholarship Fund” programme. Every year 25 students will be able to carry out their academic studies at one of the universities with which the bank cooperates. Each scholarship has a value of between 3,000 and 5,000 USD.
Grants for students with economic difficulties
The bank develop this programme which are provided to Providence´ students requiring financial assistance, and have received the NAFSA award from the largest international association of educators. Holy Cross develop international mobility programmes which grants are also given to financially underprivileged students so they can continue their studies.
Rutgers provide assistance for secondary school students with economic difficulties through these grants. And Boston University has launched “LMI Student” awarded to students of limited means, each for an amount of 4,000 USD.
New York University. Santander Grants
New York University gives each year 100 Grants for the students who can take an academic semester on the campuses that the university has in Shanghai, Buenos Aires and London. In addition, two Research Grants are awarded to attract the best students from the US, Spain and Latin America and each grant is worth 50,000 USD.
Boston University. Santander Grants
Boston has developed ´Scholarships for Latin America´; ´Field Study Scholarships´, in an amount of 3,000 USD and they can perform their practical course activities in areas of low healthcare development in Latin America and Africa (Kenya in particular) and ´Research Grants´ are also provided for initiatives developed in Baja California.
Northeastern University BSIB Programme
With BSIB (Bachelor of Science in International Business) every year 33 students are provided with the opportunity to spend a semester carrying out field work in Brazil.