Awards



The faculty members of the Centre (both retired and serving) are recipients of several prestigious international awards and honours for making significant contribution in their respective fields. Some of these are (current faculty):

  • Prof. Anil K. Dhingra - Condecoración de la Orden de Manuel Amador Guerrero, Republic of Panamá.
  • Aparajit Chattopadhyay - Pablo Neruda Medal of Honour, Republic of Chile.
  • Dr. Rajiv Saxena - Honorary Citizen of the City of Davis, California, U.S.A.

In addition, the following fellowships have been awarded to the faculty members:

  • Prof. Anil K. Dhingra - UGC Fellowship to conduct research in the field of translation/interpretation, Universidad de la Habana, Cuba.
  • Gaurav Kumar - Erasmus Mundus Fellowship to Spain and the Netherlands to conduct research in the field of ELE.
  • Dr. Rajiv Saxena - Fulbright Senior Research Fellowship, University of California and Harvard University, U.S.A.

The faculty members have also been recipients of the Hispanista Fellowship, Government of Spain for conducting research in the area of Spanish/Hispanic Studies.

Student Awards

The following awards have been instituted for the students of the Centre:

  • The Rafael Iruzubieta Award - This award has been instituted by an eminent Spanish lawyer Padma Sri Dr. Rafael Iruzubieta Fernández and consists of a citation and a cash amount of Rs. 40,000/- (at current value) and is given annually to the student securing the highest grade (CGPA) in M.A. Spanish.
  • The Irene Peláez de Iruzubieta Award - This award consisting of a citation and a cash amount of Rs. 35,000/- (at current value) is given annually to the student securing the second highest grade (CGPA) in M.A. Spanish.
  • The Juhi Prasad Award - This award instituted in memory of a former student of this Centre by her parents consists of a citation and a cash amount of Rs. 2,000/- and is given to the girl student securing the highest grade (CGPA) in B.A. Spanish.

There are several international scholarships available for deserving candidates under different programmes from Spain, Mexico, Peru, Portugal, Italy, etc. In addition to the above, there are scholarships sponsored by the University and other government and private trusts/institutions for deserving candidates.