INSTITUTE OF COSMOS SCIENCES

University of Barcelona

PhD SCHOLARSHIPS

FPI

The FPI grants are awarded by the Spanish Government for a duration of 48 months to graduates wishing to pursue a PhD degree associated to specific R+D projects among those financed by the ''Plan Nacional de I+D+i''. The fees of master and PhD courses, as well as stays in R+D centers, are also financed by this program.

Information on open calls can be found at: MINECO: LIA for Human Resources

FPU

The FPU program seeks to promote the training of PhD students through the awarding of grants for the realization of a PhD degree in any area of knowledge, in order to enable their future enrolment in the Spanish system of scientific formation and research.

Grants are awarded by the Spanish Government for a maximum period of 48 months. Grants also provide funding for short stays of 2 to 4 months in other Spanish or foreign centers and for temporary transfers of the scholarship abroad for a minimum of 6 and a maximum of 12 months.

Information on open calls can be found at: MINECO: LIA for Human Resources

FI

The FI program is funded by the Generalitat de Catalunya and seeks to aid universities in recruiting research personnel and in promoting quality research, by awarding graduate students a grant to pursue a PhD degree within a research group which develops a financed, research and development project. The contract has a duration of a year, extendable for a maximum of two more years.

Information on open calls can be found at: Generalitat de Catalunya - AGAUR: Predoctoral grants

APIF (UNIVERSITY OF BARCELONA)

The aim of the APIF scholarships is to award grants for a duration of 36 months to students enrolled in an official PhD program of the University of Barcelona, in order to promote the training of the awardees as researchers and their formation in teaching methodology through their collaboration in support tasks for the teaching staff of the UB departments. Upon the signature of the contract, is mandatory that the student is enroled in a UB PhD Program

Further information on the program, application processes, requisites, deadlines and other details, can be found at: Universitat de Barcelona: APIF grants

LA CAIXA

Since 1982, "la Caixa" Foundation has a grants programme addressed to help Spanish students to complete and broaden their academic formation. The purpose of the grant programme is to encourage mobility and provide enough funding so that students with an excellence academic path have no financial barrier to access at the world's best academic centres. These grants are only addressed to Spanish citizens,

Information on open calls can be found at: More information

Further information on the program, application processes, requisites, deadlines and other details, can be found at: Fundacio la Caixa: Becas de posgrado