Scholarships and Lectureships

The Becas MAEC-AECID Scholarship Program

The Spanish Agency for International Development Cooperation (AECID), through the Becas MAEC-AECID Scholarship Program, offers yearly scholarships to qualified Filipino civil servants and government staff/employees who wish to pursue postgraduate studies (maximum of 10 months) in Spain.

The following scholarships are currently being offered by the program:

  • Any official Master’s Degree offered by a Spanish university, representing up to 60 credits, which falls under one of the thematic areas prioritized by the Spanish Cooperation 
  • Master’s Degree in Teaching Spanish as a Foreign Language for Filipino teachers
  • Master’s Degree in Diplomacy and International Relations from the Diplomatic School of Spain (for DFA employees)

While an acceptable level of proficiency in the Spanish language must be demonstrated in order to qualify for the program, some Spanish universities offer postgraduate programs in English as well. Admission into the Master’s/Doctorate course must be directly processed by the applicant with the chosen University in Spain.

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The Spanish Visiting Professor Program

The Government of Spain currently has Visiting Professor Agreements with the following universities in the Philippines: