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Scholarships & Financial Aid - Undergraduate Students

Scholarships & Financial Aid - Undergraduate Students

Fundación Universitaria San Pablo CEU is the Spanish educational institution which devotes the most funds towards scholarships and study grants. A non-profit organisation, CEU has been allocating over the last 75 years a large part of its resources to scholarships fort hose students who wish to at their universities and schools.

Universidad CEU San Pablo’s values are deeply rooted in promoting effort and a spirit of achievement. We firmly believe that every person who has a goal and is ready to fight to achieve it, deserves an opportunity to do so. Please find below the list of all the scholarships we offer.

Philantropic Educational Study Grants


Fundación Universitaria San Pablo-CEU, owner of Universidad San Pablo-CEU, aware of the fact that one of its ultimate goals is to serve the general interest as far as philanthropy, education and society are concerned, aims to facilitate access to tuition to any student.

A commission (Comisión de Ayudas Benéfico-Docentes al Estudio) designated by the Foundation’s Board reviews all applications and distributes the available funds in accordance with the needs and personal circumstances of each applicant. 

Both the student’s academic performance and their socioeconomic situation will be taken into account for the award of a grant.

You need to fill out the application form.

The application form must be accompanied by all the supporting documents listed in it. All students must apply for renewal of the scholarship every year. Renewals will be awarded based on the same requirements as for the initial award. 

  • Duly filled-out application form.
  • Academic transcript.
  • Tax Declaration.
  • In addition to the above, self-supporting students must submit a photocopy of the lease agreement or a mortgage receipt for their permanent residence.
  • A photocopy of any documents which substantiate the reasons stated for the scholarship application; i.e.large families, unemployment, single-parent family, etc. 

Applications must be submitted between 1 April and 10 June 2021.

Up to €6,000 for students who have enrolled for a minimum of 60 credits. Otherwise, the amount will be awarded in proportion to the number of credits the student has enrolled for. 

The resolution date is: 

  • First year students: 21 June 2022.
  • USP or transfered students:  27 July 2022.

Becas CEU Merit Programme

Scholarship aimed at students who have completed pre-university studies in the Spanish education system and whose average grade in the 1st and 2nd year of Baccalaureate is equal to or higher than 8 (out of 10). These grants range from 2,500 euros to 7,500 euros. In addition, the best student will be awarded a grant of 100 % of the tuition fees of a degree for the academic year 2022-2023*, provided that he/she has a grade equal to or higher than 9.  

*It does not apply to admission, place reservation or enrolment feels or any other payments linked to admission to Universidad CEU San Pablo.

You will keep them for successive academic years as long as you meet the established academic requirements and complete 15 hours of dedication in Campus Life.


Academic performance will be taken into account when awarding these grants, as well as the results of Universidad CEU San Pablo Admission tests. They will be allocated according to the number of applicants for each degree. 

The deadline for submission of the application shall be 1 June 2022 at 23:59.
The decision date will be 13 June 2022.

Once you have passed the admission process and have been admitted, before 1 June, you must attach the following documents to the Future Student Portal: grades certificate of 1st and 2nd year of Bachillerato.

On 13 June we will inform you by email of whether you have been awarded the scholarship. In the event that you do not get the scholarship, the 'admission process fee', the 'place reservation fee', the 'enrolment fee' or other expenses related to the admission to Universidad CEU San Pablo will not be refunded.

If you have obtained the scholarship, you will obtain the definitive admission as soon as you pass the EvAU and upload the grades to your Future Student Portal.

‘CEU International Merit Programme’ Scholarships

For those candidates who live outside Spain and that have studied the baccalaureate abroad and whose average grade is equal or over 8 (out of 10). The scholarship can range from 2 500 euros to 7 500 euros. The scholarship will be given to the best academic record and the student will benefit from a scholarship of 100% of the tuition fees for a degree of the academic year 2022-2023, provided the student has a degree that equals or is above 9.

*Admission, reservation, or tuition fees don’t apply, same as other payments related to the student enrolment in Universidad CEU San Pablo.

You will be able to keep the scholarship for as long as you comply with the pre-set academic requirements and complete 30 hours of dedication to Campus Life.

For its concession, the candidates' results for the University Admission’s test and their academic records will be taken into consideration (the average grade for the Baccalaureate or equivalent studies must be equal to or above 8 out of 10).

The best candidate for the degree will be awarded with a scholarship of 100%, provided he/she has a grade over 9.

During the admissions process, candidates must submit the academic transcript for the previous school year (from the Future Student Portal). Foreign academic transcripts must be accompanied by an official certificate stating the equivalence of their grades in the Spanish education system (documento de equivalencia de calificaciones).

Certificates may be issued by either the Spanish Ministry of Education or from UNED (Spanish Distance University) and assign a grade from 1 to 10. Should the candidate not have obtained the official certificate from the aforementioned authorities by the Award Notification Date, they may submit a certificate issued by the education company HOMOLOGATION STUDENTS SERVICES (, Tel. +34 628 237 237).

Items 2 (Languages) and 3 (Social and extracurricular activities) shall be assessed together with the documents submitted by the applicant during the admission process (cover letter, CV, language proficiency certificates).

The deadline for application will be until 1 of June 2022, at 23:59h.

The resolution date will be on 13 of June 2022.

‘CEU Merit Medicina Excelencia Académica’ Scholarships


Universidad San Pablo-CEU seeks to reward students’ talent and academic efforts and is hence offering its ‘Ceu Merit Medicina Excelencia Académica’ Scholarships for academic year 2021-2022. Up to 10 scholarships will be awarded to the best students enrolling in the Degree in Medicine at Universidad San Pablo-CEU for academic year 2021-2022.

As far as academic requirements are concerned, candidates must must have obtained a mark equal to or higher than 8.5 out of 10 on the admission exams (as per the exams’ requirements).

Where the number of candidates meeting the requirements exceeds the number of scholarships, these will be awarded to those candidates with the higher grades in descending order.

The scholarships will be automatically renewed every year (for as long as the university policy does not change) depending on the students’ academic performance.

Applications must be submitted via the Future Student Portal, under ‘Scholarships’. Please refer to the Rules and Regulations and fill out the Annexes.

The resolution date will be on 13 of June 2022.

Boston University Metropolitan College International Scholarship


Boston University’s Metropolitan College International and Universidad CEU San Pablo jointly award a grant to cover the specific fees of the CEU-BU International Business Certificate.

Universidad CEU San Pablo shall cover the fees corresponding to the three modules studied in Madrid and Boston University shall cover the fees corresponding to the module studied in Boston.

The bursary will be awarded to the newly-enrolled student with the best grades who enrols in a degree or double degree associated with the programme at Universidad CEU San Pablo and further chooses to enrol in the programme CEU-Boston University. Candidates must meet the following requirements:

  • Obtaining an average grade of 8.5 or higher in the last two courses of higher secondary education (Spanish Bachillerato years 1 and 2).
  • Certify their knowledge of English with a score that must be equal to or higher than: 560 for the TOEFL ITP; 6.5 for IELTS or 84 for TOEFL IBT.
  • Pass an interview conducted in English by a Coordinator of the CEU-Boston University Programme.

Candidates who meet the requirements and have finalised the pre-admission process and paid the Reservation Fee at Universidad CEU San Pablo may apply. Just fill out the form you will find in the Terms and Conditions and send it via email to

Applications must be received no later than 30 June 2023 and the award will be notified before the end of July.

With this scholarship, USP CEU will cover all tuition fees for Modules I, II and III of the CEU-BU International Business Certificate for the academic year the student enrols at university (2023-2024). The specific tuition fees are published every year on the programme’s website (please note these do not include accommodation and board, flights, insurance or any other expenses related to the actual mobility which are not stipulated in the programme).

Boston University Metropolitan College International will cover current tuition fees for the undergraduate semester programe at MET International (Module IV). However, BU reserves the right to make its final decision on the award of their part of the scholarship, as it sees fit, once it sees the student’s academic development and performance in Modules I, II and III, based on the information received from Universidad CEU San Pablo.

The scholarship may be renewed for the following academic year for as long as the awardee:

  • Maintains an average grade equal to or higher than 7.5 out of 10 every year
  • Respects the values and regulations of Universidad CEU San Pablo and Boston University, as well as meets the requirements set out in the regulations for renewal (Normas de Permanencia en el Programa CEU-BU). Awardees that meet the requirements will have their scholarship renewed for the following school year every year until the obtention of Boston University’s International Business Certificate.

BU reserves the right to decided on its specific terms and conditionas for participation in this scholarship after the first academic year, as appropriate.

Scholarships for Singers


The aim of the SCHOLARSHIPS FOR SINGERS is to ensure that Universidad CEU San Pablo’s choir has a permanent group of singers, who could be awarded a scholarship if they committed to participating in all of the choir’s activities, whether they are linked to the university or to other institutions and works of the Asociación Católica de Propagandistas (ACdP), as well as in all other artistic commitments related to the choir’s activity.

Awarded students will also be able to continue developing their musical knowledge a the university choir, which was established over a decade ago and has obtained considerable artistic recognition both at national and international levels.

Applicants must pass a selection process consisting of two stages, where both their artistic and academic merits will be assessed. In order to be awarded, candidates must pass both stages. Trials will take place on 17 and 18 June 2021, between 6.30pm and 8.30pm.

Trials will consist of two parts: a singing performance and a personal interview.

After passing the artistic stage, candidates must finalise the admissions process at Universidad CEU San Pablo and meet the following requirements:

  • 1st-year students: an average grade equal to or higher than 6.5 out of 10 in their last two years of secondary education and their university entrance exams (Spanish Bachillerato years 1 and 2).
  • For students in their second year and onwards: an average grade equal to or higher than 7 out of 10 in the previous year.

All awardees must be full-time undergraduate students at Universidad CEU San Pablo and have enrole

  • Applications must be submitted before 1 June 2022 at 23.59 pm.

The award will allow up to €5,000, which will be deducted of the total cost of tuition fees for the students’ degree of choice. Awardees will have to cover the Administration Fee and Registration Fee themselves.

Padre Ayala and Beato Luis Belda Scholarships


Asociación Católica de Propagandistas offers two scholarships to study the Degree in Humanities, the Degree in History, or the Degree in History of art at Universidad San Pablo CEU.

Both academic excellence and economic criteria, together with the candidates’ humanistic vocation and the result of a personal interview will be taken into account for the award of these scholarships. In any case, candidates must have obtained an average grade equal to or higher than 7 out of 10

and enrol for at least 60 ECTS every year. Furthermore, they will have to officially enrol within a maximum of 5 days after the publication of their university entrance exams results (EVAU, Evaluación de Acceso a la Universidad).

Applications must be submitted no later than 1 June 2022 at the Secretary’s Office of the Asociación Católica de Propagandistas (  

The awards will be notified on 13 June 2021 at the latest.

The bursaries will cover 90% of the tuition fees for students enrolling in one of the following three degrees: Humanities, History or History of art.

Students who enrol in two of these three degrees (especially in History and History of art) will have to choose which of them they want the scholarship to apply to.

Public and Private Scholarships and Grants

All students at Universidad CEU San Pablo may apply for scholarships and grants from the Spanish Ministry of Education and Vocational Training (Ministerio de Educación y Formación Profesional). These are offered every year and published on a Ministerial Order (Orden Ministerial) and governed by law (Real Decreto 1721/2007 de 21 de diciembre). Additionally, every region (Autonomous Communities) and other private entities offer grants and scholarships.

Website for the Spanish Ministry of Education and Vocational Training (Ministerio de Educación y Formación Profesional, MEFP):

Website for Comunidad de Madrid’s Excellence Scholarships:

The scholarship application calendar of the Spanish Ministry of Education and Vocational Training (MEFP) for the 2022-2023 academic year has been brought forward to March 2022.

Marqués de Lozoya Scholarships

At Universidad CEU San Pablo, we support the study of Humanities, History and History of Art in the conviction that society needs well-prepared, discerning and committed humanists and historians to help build a better future. For this reason, we are promoting the new Marqués de Lozoya scholarships, providing new students with significant financial aid for admission to a comprehensive, quality university education. 

The scholarships include discounts of more than 50 % from the first year and are applicable during all the years of study.  

For the awarding of scholarships, please consult the requirements or contact our Admissions Department.

Academic and motivational criteria will be taken into account for the awarding of the scholarship, which will be assessed by means of a letter of presentation from the candidates.

In addition, the scholarship applies to new students enrolled in the following degrees:

  • Humanities
  • History
  • History of Art  
  • Humanities and Journalism
  • Humanities and Audiovisual Communication
  • Humanities and Digital Communication
  • Humanities and Advertising and PR
  • History and Art History
  • History and Journalism 

The Marqués de Lozoya scholarships are awarded directly to all new students enrolled in the degrees of Humanities, History and History of Art, and their double degrees, for the academic year 2022-23. 

Check here the prices of your degree of interest with the scholarship.  

Partnerships for the future

Local Councils of the Autonomous Community of Madrid

Universidad CEU San Pablo is committed to and participates in different initiatives with the communities in its closest surroundings with the aim of collaborating in the comprehensive training of young people in Madrid and favouring economic and social growth. In this way, the University, in alliance with the region's Town Councils, will support and encourage the implementation of youth plans or programmes in the municipalities of our region. 

CEU Scholarships 65%-100% - Pozuelo City Council

Two 65% and two 100% scholarships for young people registered in the Municipality of Pozuelo, which mean a reduction of the tuition fees of between 65 % and 100 % for the chosen degree exclusively for the academic year 2022-2023. The renewal of these grants is annual per academic year. Regardless of applying for other CEU scholarships, these will be exclusive and non-cumulative.

Exceptionally for the 2022/2023 academic year, we will receive applications by email Check the rules and the required documentation and send us an email with the subject 'Pozuelo City Council Scholarship'.

Be registered in the municipality of Pozuelo.

Academic requirements set out in the scholarship conditions.

Deadline for submission: until 11 July 2022, inclusive (until 11.59 p.m.).

Resolution date: 15 July 2022.

Loans and Insurance

Universidad CEU San Pablo will take out an insurance policy for continuity of studies for all students enrolled in any undergraduate degree. This way we guarantee that all students will be able to finish their studies should their father, mother or legal tutor responsible for satisfying their tuition fees pass away before they graduate.

In addition to the loans and insurance offered by government entities and in our countinous commitment to ease students’ access to education excellence, we have executed agreements with several institutions in order ot be able to offer funding to our students.


Please use the links below to access the terms and conditions of the different funding options and choose the one that best suits your needs:





Interest-free bank loans for students granted by the Ministry of Education.
Interest-free bank loans for the purchase of computers, granted by the Ministry of Industry, Commerce and Tourism.



*The information provided by Grupo Educativo CEU about funding is for information purposes only and under no circumstances shall it be deemed to be a binding agreement or to entail pre-approval of the conditions. The ultimate decision on the granting and execution of the funding lies only with the banking institution.

Ms. Claudia García

Ms. Sofía Massignotti

Tel: 913 510 689


Administración de Alumnos y Becas
Universidad CEU San Pablo
Escuela Politécnica Superior
Campus de Montepríncipe – Urbanización Montepríncipe 28668 Boadilla del Monte – Madrid

Fax: 91 534 94 46