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Apply for an INPhINIT doctoral scholarship.


”la Caixa” Foundation grants 65 Doctoral INPhINIT fellowships for talented early-stage researchers of any nationality to pursue their PhD studies in Spain or Portugal. This fellowships programme is aimed at supporting the best scientific talent and fostering innovative and high-quality research in Spain and Portugal by recruiting outstanding international students and offering them an attractive and competitive environment for conducting research of excellence.


    The doctoral INPhINIT fellowships offer a highly competitive salary and complementary opportunities for training on transferrable skills through annual training sessions, incentives upon completion of the thesis, among other elements that make these fellowships some of the most attractive and complete in Europe.

    This programme is divided into two frames:

    • Incoming: 35 fellowships for researchers willing to pursue PhD studies in research centres accredited with the Spanish Seal of Excellence Severo Ochoa, María de Maeztu or Health Institute Carlos III and Portuguese units accredited as “excellent” according to the evaluation of the Fundação de Ciência e Tecnologia.
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    • Retaining: 30 fellowships for researchers willing to pursue PhD studies in any research domain and any university or research center in Spain or Portugal.
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