Marbella Sports Scholarships 2010

The Municipal Sports Foundation, Marbella Town Hall, under the sponsorship of Fundacion Jose Banus Masdeu and Pilar Calvo and Sanchez de Leon, announced two scholarships endowed with 3,000 euros for specialization or advanced athletes and three scholarships endowed with 1,000 euros for sports training.

Councillor for Sports, Angel Mora, and the president of the Foundation Banus, Candido Fernandez Ledo, while announcing this new initiative stressed on the fact that such grants in actuality benefit athletes from different forms such as gymnastics, tennis, golf, karate, basketball, rugby, judo and athletics.

To apply for any of these grants, applicants must have been born in Marbella or San Pedro Alcantara, and if you were born elsewhere, you should be federated in a club in Marbella and registered in the municipality.

Applicants must submit their applications at the Municipal Sports Foundation, located at c / Caballero n º 25, 1st floor or in the relevant district offices or Deputy Mayor’s Office of San Pedro before September 15.

Scholarships will be awarded in the first fortnight of November, according to the proposals made by a committee appointed for that purpose by the Municipal Sports Foundation.

As per necessary documentation, applicants need to provide photocopy of ID card or passport, two passport-sized photographs, photocopy of certificates as indicative of the training activities and sports curriculum stamped by the Sports Federation to which he belongs, besides age proof document.

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Jose Banus Pilar Calvo Foundation

Classified as a Private Cultural Foundation, it was established in Feb 1998, by the specific desire of Mrs. Pilar Calvo (Widow of Jose Banus). After her death, she donated all her assets to form a foundation to keep alive the image and works of Jose Banus through numerous cultural, sports and tourist promotion of Marbella.

Through scholarships, grants or sponsorships, the non-profit making body is providing support to associations, organizations or individual with similar goals. The foundation has been recognised by the Consejeria de Cultura de la Junta de Andalucía. For more information about the organisation, you may visit:

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