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Apply for a postgraduate scholarship abroad.


”la Caixa” Foundation grants 100 fellowships to carry out postgraduate studies at universities or centers of higher education in the European Higher Education Area (EHEA), North America or the Asia-Pacific zone.


These studies can be at a Master or Doctorate level. Pre-doctoral projects for scientific and technical research are also eligible.


    • 100 fellowships for postgraduate studies (master, doctorate or predoctoral research) with a máximum duration of 24 months.

    • To pursue postgraduate studies in any country within the European Higher Education Area (EHEA), North America (the United States or Canada), and the Asia-Pacific region (Australia, South Korea, India, Japan, Singapore and China).

    • The call for applications covers all areas of knowledge. Master in Business Administration (MBA) programmes are excluded from the call.


    In order to be eligible, candidates must meet the following requirements:

    • Candidates must have Spanish or Portuguese nationality.

    • To prove advanced level of the foreign language in which the studies will be pursued.

    • Bachelor degree awarded by a Spanish university (Spanish candidates) or Portuguese university (Portuguese candidates). Bachelor studies must have ended up between January 2014 and July 2023.


    Candidates who have completed a bachelor's degree abroad before the start of the fellowship are not eligible.


    1 February 2023, at 2 pm Peninsular Spain
    Deadline for submitting applications.

    12 April 2023
    Notification of the shortlist results and arrangement of interviews.

    8, 9, 15 and 16 May 2023
    Face-to-face interviews.

    25 May 2023
    Communication of the final result.


    Access to the applications platform of the ”la Caixa” Foundation fellowships programme.

    Register to be notified when the next call for applications is open.

    For any questions or queries please send an email to: [email protected].