The 2023-2024 call for partial scholarships or “Ruth Lee Kennedy” travel grants is open The International Institute in Spain and the Commission for Cultural, Educational and Scientific Exchange between Spain and the United States of America (Fulbright Program) announce the call for two partial scholarships (travel grants) for research in the United States.
Mary Stedman Sweeney (1891-1974) Mary Stedman Sweeney was linked to the International Institute from the XNUMXs and worked for the Institute in various capacities, both in Madrid and in the United States, until her death. According to Carmen de Zulueta, "it can be said without hyperbole that Mary Sweeney dedicated her life to the International Institute."
Enriqueta Martín Ortiz de la Tabla Enriqueta Martín was a librarian at the International Institute from 1929 until her retirement in 1971 and responsible for the Library Science Courses at the International Institute for almost four decades. She is a teacher at the Institute-School, the Residence for Ladies and the Courses for Foreigners of the Center for Historical Studies, she enjoyed in the
Phyllis Burrows Turnbull (1924-1971) Phyllis Turnbull, full professor in the Department of Spanish at Bryn Mawr College, was director of the International Institute (1955-58) and creator in 1965 of the prestigious "Center for Hispanic Studies" at Bryn Mawr College, in wide repercussion in the formation of notable Hispanists. "Miss Fillis" as she was known in Spain, I also believe and
Mary Louise Foster (1865-1960) Dr. Foster was one of the teachers who came to Spain through the International Institute and who contributed the most to the educational exchange between Spain and the United States. Her stay in Madrid as director of the International Institute between 1920 and 1922 had a great impact on the
Katherine Lee Bates (1859-1929) Katherine Lee Bates was a close collaborator of Alice Gulick from the birth of the International Institute, a very active member of her Corporation and founder of the IIGS League, an organization that emerged within the International Institute to guarantee its financing and its rooting in North American university environments. In the
Susan D. Huntington (1869-1946) By Pilar Piñón Varela Susan Huntington was a professor, director of educational organizations at institutions such as the University of Puerto Rico or the International Institute for Girls in Spain, promoter at the American Association of University Women (AAUW) or the Pan American Association of Women (PAWA). In addition to all this, she maintained a close bond with
ALICE HUNTINGTON BUSHEE (1867-1956) Alice H. Bushee spent fourteen years collaborating with Alice G. Gulick at the International Institute during the period of San Sebastián, Biarritz and early years in Madrid. She was responsible for organizing and cataloging the library of the International Institute in 1904. Upon her return to the US she developed a brilliant
Alice Gordon Gulick (Boston, 1847- London, 1903) Missionary, educator and founder of the International Institute for Girls in Spain Alice Gordon was born on August 8, 1847 in Boston, into a family with deep religious beliefs. Her father, James M. Gordon, was an active member of the Congregationalist Church and treasurer of
125th Anniversary of the International Institute (1892-2017) "Outstanding Women: 12 women of the International Institute" The International Institute celebrates its 125th anniversary by making known a group of remarkable women, architects of the work of the International Institute throughout his existence. With this series of biographical portraits, the Institute will give visibility to