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ICIQ Scholarship 2024 (Fully Funded), Spain


Applications are now open for the second call of ICIQ Fully-Funded PhD Programme.

The Fully-Funded PhD Programme offered by The Institute of Chemical Research of Catalonia (ICIQ) is aimed at exceptional graduate students from all over the world, to support their enrolment in a training and research programme in the field of chemistry, ultimately leading to the completion of a Doctoral Thesis in partnership with the Universitat Rovira i Virgili (URV).

In this blog post we provide you with essential details about this opportunity.

 

ICIQ scholarship summary


Host Country: Spain

Study Level: PhD

Study Fields: Chemistry, pharmacy, Chemical. Engineering

Funding: Fully-Funded

Deadline: June 23rd 2024

 

ICIQ Scholarship description

The Fully-Funded PhD Programme offered by The Institute of Chemical Research of Catalonia (ICIQ) is aimed at exceptional graduate students from all over the world, to support their enrolment in a training and research programme in the field of chemistry, ultimately leading to the completion of a Doctoral Thesis in partnership with the Universitat Rovira i Virgili (URV). The programme will also contribute to their professional career development, in the fields of academia and industry.

 

ICIQ scholarship benefits and Conditions

1. The awardees of an ICIQ Fully-Funded PhD position will be considered research personnel in training and they will have an employment contract


2. The gross yearly salary of the contract shall be split into 12 monthly payments and distributed as shown below:

  • First and Second year: 17.823,93€ /year

  • Third year of PhD: 19.097,06 € /year

  • Fourth year of PhD: 23.871,33 € /year


3. The scholarship includes full social security coverage through the Spanish Social Security system.


4. The Fully-Funded PhD includes the costs of enrolment in the PhD programme. These costs will be paid by each beneficiary to the university, and later they will be refunded by ICIQ. The PhD thesis has to be completed within 4 years.

 

Eligibility criteria

  • The programme is open to graduate students, from any nationality

  • Candidates must have a Master’s or an equivalent degree in the areas of Chemistry, Pharmacy, Physics, Chemical Engineering or related disciplines

  • Demonstrate an excellent academic record and a strong commitment to scientific research.

  • Have a solid working knowledge of English.

 

Available Positions

At the start of your online application, you have to pick one of the listed available PhD projects. Each project is related to a specific topic and supervised by particular profesor.

To see the list of available PhD projects, visit the official ICIQ scholarship website.

 

Required documents

After completing the online form, applicants must attach the following documents in PDF:


  1. A full Curriculum Vitae

  2. A personal statement that describes the applicant’s academic background, research experience and career goals

  3. Official transcripts of BSc and MSc studies

  4. Contact details for letters of recommendation

  5. English Proficiency level: Applicants must provide evidence of their proficiency in written and oral communication in the English language. Preferably, by the submission of a B2 certificate, First Certificate, IELTS 6 or equivalent. This certificate is not mandatory but desirable, and alternatively late stage candidates will be interviewed to assess their English level.

 

Application procedure

Interested candidates must submit an online application with the requested documents by clicking on 'Apply for this job' button at the original scholarship website linked below:


Key dates:

• Call deadline: June 23rd 2024

• Notification to candidates : As from July 8th

• Start of fellowships: September/October 2024

 

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