Elena Pessino Gómez del Campo Scolarships

With the aim of continuing their efforts to advance in the non difference to the difference, the Canis Majoris foundation annually awards the Elena Pessino Gómez del Campo Scholarships to university students with functional diversity, in order to provide them with financial assistance to help them fully develop in their higher education.

VII Elena Pessino Gómez del Campo Scholarship Gala

On January 18, 2019, the Canis Majoris Foundation celebrated the VII Gala of the Elena Pessino Gómez del Campo Scholarships in the auditorium of the Ateneo de Madrid. For this course, 11 scholarships have been awarded to university students with functional diversity.

The event was presented by Don Gonzalo Casas Pessino, President of the Foundation, who gave the floor to each of the members of the “Table of Honor”:Mrs. Elena Pessino Gómez del Campo (Honorary President of the Canis Majoris Foundation), Doctor Raúl Alelú-Paz (CEO of the Canis Majoris Foundation and Laboratory Director of the  Elena Pessino Gómez del Campo Neuroscience Laboratory), the Honorable  Mr. Jorge Jiménez de Cisneros (General Director of Assistance to People with Disabilities of the Community of Madrid), and Doña Susana Gaytán Martín (Deputy Director of Marketing, Communication and Sponsorships of the Spanish Paralympic Committee).

Next, Jorge Martín Posadas, who was a beneficiary of the Elena Pessino Gómez del Campo Scholarships for more than two years and who is now part of the work team at the Canis Majoris Foundation, made an emotional speech about his experience as a beneficiary of the scholarships and how it has impacted on his  academic and professional development.

The moving speech given by Jorge Martín Posadas

Johann Sebastián, component of the “Acercando” Choir, formed by people with functional diversity interested in vocal training, enlivened the day with a repertoire of three songs.

Finally, the members of the “Table of Honor” presented the scholarships to the following university students: Denisa María Csobot, Montserrat Amores García, Yara Pérez Cantador, Estefania Caramés Montés, Jesús Castillejo Martínez, Laura Vicente de Valenzuela, Marina Muñoz Oñate, Maryam Birglarbegian, Claudia Jiménez Gutiérrez, Miguel Varas Heredia, Carlos Sánchez Sánchez.

The Elena Pessino Chair thanks all the participants in this VII edition for the trust placed in their scholarship program and hopes that these scholarships will serve as support for the achievement of their academic objectives.

VI ELENA PESSINO GÓMEZ DEL CAMPO SCHOLARSHIP GALA

The Canis Majoris Foundation recently celebrated the VI Elena Pessino Gómez del Campo Scholarship Gala at the Ateneo de Madrid on 19th January 2018.  A total of 11 grants were awarded to students with functional diversity of the University of Alcalá and Rey Juan Carlos University.

The scholarship awards were presented by members of the “Table of Honor”: Doña Elena Pessino Gómez del Campo (Honorary President of the Canis Majoris Foundation), Don Gonzalo Casas Pessino (President of the Canis Majoris Foundation), Dr. Raúl Alelú Paz (Director of Canis Majoris Foundation), Don Abelardo Rodríguez González (Deputy General Manager of Care for People with Physical, Mental, Sensory diversity and Mental Illness in the Community of Madrid), His Excellency Don Francisco Fernández Marugán (Ombudsman ) and Don Luis Leardy Antolin (Director of Communications and External Relations of the Spanish Paralympic Committee).

The students who received the Elena Pessino Gómez del Campo Scholarships in the 6th edition are; Don Javier Abajo Sáenz, Doña Montserrat Amores García, Doña Estefanía Caramés Montés, Don Jesús Castillejo Martínez, Doña Denisa María Csobot, Doña Clara Eva Fernández Delgado, Don Bruno Garrido Pascual, Don Jorge Martín Posadas, Doña Marina Sofía Muñoz Oñate, Doña Yara Pérez Cantador y Doña Laura Vicente de Valenzuela.

The Elena Pessino Chair thanks all the participants in this 6th edition for the trust placed in the study grant program and hopes that they benefit from this support in achieving their academic goals.