Three innovative online courses are available:  Business Fundamentals, Early Career Readiness, and Managing Yourself.

Applications for the scholarship, which is open to residents from 13 countries, can be submitted until 7 September at

Madrid, 1 June 2022.
Banco Santander and Harvard Business Publishing have launched 5,000 Santander Skills Scholarships | Business for All - Harvard Business Publishing for developing key skills and abilities for the workplace through three courses focused on fundamentals of business, early career skills, and personal development.

The scholarships are available to residents of 13 countries (Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Germany, Mexico, Poland, Portugal, Peru, Spain, the UK, the United States and Uruguay), are fully online, and last for 9 weeks.

Applications for this scholarship can be submitted at this link until 7 September. The scholarship is open to all, so you do not need to have a university degree, be a customer of the bank or have advanced professional experience to apply. Participants can study the courses in Spanish, English, or Portuguese, and benefit from Harvard Business Publishing's world-class expertise.

The Santander Skills Scholarships | Business for All - Harvard Business Publishing give participants full access to the courses content and instruction. 

Participants can choose one of the three courses available: Business Fundamentals which provides foundational knowledge in core business areas such as finance and marketing, Early Career Readiness that includes critical professional skills such as goal setting, presentation, and teamwork skills, and Managing Yourself covering important skills like career management, decision-making, time management and influencing. 

The self-paced portions of the courses can be taken on demand and according to students’ preferred schedule. The courses also include access to virtual training sessions and practical exercises. Upon completing the course, the participant will receive a certificate of completion from Harvard Business Publishing and Santander.

According to Blanca Sagastume, Executive Vice President of Santander Universities, "this is a transversal scholarship, which provides technical knowledge for people in business and also focuses on providing soft skills, which are essential for standing out and becoming an influential professional throughout your working life. We are also very proud of this initiative and to be working with Harvard Business Publishing."

“Harvard Business Publishing Education is committed to developing leaders ready for a changing world and is pleased to partner with Santander and provide practical and essential education to those eager to have a strong start to their careers”, Ellen Desmarais, SVP of Higher Education at Harvard Business Publishing.

Banco Santander and its support for higher education

Banco Santander, the leader in responsible banking, is firmly committed to progress and inclusive sustainable growth. It has a pioneering and long-standing commitment to education, entrepreneurship and employment through Santander Universities, which has been operating in this area for over 25 years, setting it apart from the world's other financial institutions. Since its launch, the bank has allocated over €2.1 billion and supported more than 790,000 students, professionals and entrepreneurial projects through agreements with around 1,000 universities and institutions in 15 countries.

Harvard Business Publishing

Harvard Business Publishing is a not-for-profit, wholly-owned subsidiary of Harvard University and an affiliate of Harvard Business School. The mission of Harvard Business Publishing is to improve the practice of management and its impact on a changing world. Harvard Business Publishing Education, a division of Harvard Business Publishing, aims to deliver best-in-class learning experiences that develop courageous leaders who are ready for the world’s toughest management challenges.