Grants

"La Caixa"

Becas de doctorado INPhINIT Retaining

Grant for students who want to earn their PhD in a Spanish or Portuguese university.

Program
PhD
Duration

3 years

Usual cut-off mark in the BA

9

Approximate salary
€35,800 per year; €3,500 travel money; €7,500 prize if you finish the thesis on time
Date application

During the MA (≈February)

Funding company
"La Caixa" Foundation
Administration collaboration grants

Beca de col·laboració UB

Administration support at the secretary, library, etc... Salary depends on the hours, e.g. 20h/week, usually around €492 month. Usually Catalan knowledge is required.

Program
Master
Duration

1/2 years

Usual cut-off mark in the BA

Depends on the position

Approximate salary
€494 / month (20h)
Date application

Always open, avaliable positions very

Funding company
Universitat de Barcelona
Beca Equitat Generalitat de Catalunya

Help to partially cover the expenses of the MA Registration fee.

For Spanish residents, UE citizens and people with the permanent residence VISA.

Program
Master
Duration

1 year

Approximate salary
Up to 80% of the MA Registration fee
Funding company
Generalitat de Catalunya
Beca general Spanish Ministry

Beca general Ministeri d'Educació i Formació Professional

For Spanish residents.

UE citizens can opt for the grant to cover the MA Registration fee expenses.

Both UE and non-UE citizens can have access to the total grant if they possess the permanent residence VISA in Spain.

Program
Master
Duration

1 year

Usual cut-off mark in the BA

6,5/10

Approximate salary
Registration fee + up to €3000 year
Funding company
Spanish Ministry
Borsa de viatge

Ajuts DRAC

Go to a study trip / congress in a university from the Xarxa Vives (Catalan speaking universities).

Program
Master
PhD
Duration

up to 15 days

Approximate salary
up to 420,00 €
Date application

Always open

Euskadi's PhD grants

Programa Predoctoral de Formación de Personal Investigador

The Program aims to promote the training of researchers to obtain a Doctorate degree and acquire the competencies and skills related to high-quality scientific research within a Doctoral Program. It is exclusively available to individuals that live in the Basque Country.

Program
PhD
Duration

4 years

Usual cut-off mark in the BA

>7 required

Date application

30/06/2023 - 31/07/2023

Funding company
Euskadi's Education Department
FI-SDUR (Grants for university departments and research units aimed at the recruitment of pre-doctoral researchers in Catalonia )

Grants for university departments and research units aimed at the recruitment of pre-doctoral researchers in Catalonia (FI_SDUR 2022)

These grants are addressed to individuals who want to undertake their doctoral studies in a university department that is listed in the call. The complete list is on their website.

Program
PhD
Usual cut-off mark in the BA

>6.50 in the BA GPA. (Cut-off usually at 8.8)

Approximate salary
€1000 per month; €3000 expenses money; and PhD tuition fees
Date application

During your MA, ≈June

Funding company
Generalitat de Catalunya
FPI

Ayudas para contratos predoctorales para la formación de doctores

Grant for students who want to earn their PhD with a specific research group. The research group needs to have a position already funded. Each year a list of the avaliable research groups is published.

Program
PhD
Duration

3 years

Usual cut-off mark in the BA

Usually best mark that applies for a specific research group

Approximate salary
around 1000 € / month
Date application

around October

Funding company
Spanish Government
FPU

Ayudas para la formación de profesorado universitario (FPU)

Grant for students who want to earn their PhD from a Spanish University. You can apply during your MA year.

Program
PhD
Duration

3 years (+1 year of postdoc)

Usual cut-off mark in the BA

Usually around 9 in the BA. (70% CPA, 30% publications etc)

Approximate salary
€1230.08 the first year, €1317.95 second year and third year €1647,44 (12 months + 2 extra payements)
Date application

During the MA (≈February)

Funding company
Spanish Government
Fundación Carolina

Becas de doctorado "Fundación Carolina"

For Latin American university staff that wants to earn their PhD in Spain.

Program
PhD
Funding company
Fundación Carolina
Grant Màster+ (UB & Banco Santander)

Beca màster + UB

Research assistant of a research group you can carry on your own project. First call in April for prospective students. Second call in October for students already register in the MA. You can apply for the grant at any UB Research Group that is part of the MA, see the Teaching Faculty list and choose a professor.

Program
Master
Duration

1 year

Usual cut-off mark in the BA

Goes for the best mark that applies for it in the department

Approximate salary
€245,16 to €627,04 depending on the hours
Date application

1st call: April /2nd October

Funding company
Banco Santander / Universitat de Barcelona
Grants for disabled people

Programa de becas Oportunidad al Talento

The "Opportunity to Talent" Scholarship Program arises from the vocation of the ONCE Foundation for social inclusion and equal opportunities for people with disabilities, as well as its commitment to promoting inclusive education.

Through the development of these scholarships, the aim is to promote excellent education, transnational mobility, specialization of students with disabilities in areas of high employability, as well as sports training. Additionally, the goal is to harness the full potential of their talent and promote the academic and research careers of university students with disabilities, thereby fostering their inclusion in highly qualified jobs.

All university students and graduates of Spanish nationality with a legally recognized disability equal to or greater than 33% who meet the conditions established in the call's guidelines may apply for the scholarships and grants provided by the program.

Program
Master
PhD
Duration

1 year MA; 3 years PhD

Funding company
ONCE
Joan Oró

Joan Oró grant to hire research staff in training

Grant for students who want to earn their PhD from a Catalan University. You need the MA title to apply.

Program
PhD
Duration

2 years

Approximate salary
around €1000 / month
Date application

≈ November

Funding company
Generalitat de Catalunya
PREDOC-UB

Programa de contractació d'investigadors predoctorals de la Universitat de Barcelona (PREDOCS-UB)

Grants for students that want pursuit their PhD in the UB.

Program
PhD
Duration

3 years

Usual cut-off mark in the BA

Best mark that applies for it in the department

Approximate salary
≈ €1000 / month
Date application

≈January

Funding company
Universitat de Barcelona
Research Collaboration grants

Beca de col·laboració en departaments

Research assistant of a research group using a grant by the Spanish Ministry, this is for BA and MA that have registered 60ECTS. You can apply for grants offered by any department that is part of the MA ("Filosofia", "Cognició, Desenvolupament i Psicologia de l’Educació", "Filologia Catalana i Lingüística General"...). You need to have already your Spanish Identification Number (NIE or DNI) in order to apply. You need to choose one of the departments avaliable in the call and ask a professor of that group. You will need to write a project related to one of the compulsory courses at the UB.

Program
Master
Duration

1 year

Usual cut-off mark in the BA

Goes for the best mark that applies for it in the department, requirement 8/10

Approximate salary
€2000 per year rouhgly
Date application

Open until 19/09/2023, departments usually need to have the list of candidates before (e.g. Philosophy & Linguistics 13/09)

Funding company
Spanish Ministry