Universitat Rovira i Virgili

Grants, bursaries and Scholarships for doctoral studies

 There are a variety of grants for the doctoral students in the form of contracts for research, mobility grants or prizes for top quality work.

Concept Description Competition Status
Grants to jointly supervised doctoral programmes

Call for applications for cotutelle PhD students in URV PhD programmes academic year  2020-2021:

1st deadline: 18/12/2021 until 31/01/2022

2nd deadline: 07/02/2022 until 26/04/2021

Daniel Bravo Grants

For short stays abroad, related to biomedical research. 9 March 2022
FPU – Complementary mobility grants Complementary mobility grants for beneficiaries of FPU grants for short stays in foreign research centers, and exceptionally Spanish centers, and those for temporary transfers to foreign research centers. 14 February 2022 (14h)

Call for the URV'S future researcher grants for the 2021-22 academic year

To channel the best students to do their doctoral thesis at URV.

1st deadline: 18/12/2021 until 19/01/2022

Extraordinary deadline: 1/02/2022 until 4/03/2022

Contracts for university teacher trainning (FPU) Grants for contracting university graduates registered in a doctoral programme at a Spanish university. 17th December 2021
Industrial Doctorates Plan 2021 (AGAUR) Aimed at PhD students interested in a research project carried out at a company, in collaboration with the university.

1st deadline: 14 April 2021

2nd deadline: 09 June 2021

3rd deadline: 06 October 2021

4th deadline: 14 December 2021

Special doctoral prizes, academic year 2020-21 Every academic year, the Universitat Rovira i Virgili (URV) awards various special doctoral prizes. These academic distinctions are in recognition of doctoral theses of the highest quality among the ones defended into the academic year 2020-21. 30 November 2021
Aids for pre-doctoral contracts for the training of doctors 2021 (FPI) Aids for pre-doctoral contracts for the training of doctors. 11 November 2021
Grants for the recruitment of new research staff (FI 2022) AGAUR University, research centre and hospital foundation grants for the recruitment of new research staff. 20 October 2021 (14h)
PMF - PIPF: "Martí i Franquès" research grants programme 2021

The objective of this programme is to complete a doctoral thesis at the Universitat Rovira i Virgili. There are two types of predoctoral contracts:

  • Doctoral grants - Standard edition 2021.
  • Martí i Franquès COFUND Doctoral Fellowship Programme 2021.
6 September 2021

Aids for doctoral thesis in Catalan (TDCAT)

Aids for doctoral thesis doctorals in Catalan defended in 2020 in order to pay the cost and administration fees associated to finishing of the doctoral thesis and the awarding of the PhD certificate. 19 April 2021 (14h)
Aids for the recruiting of researchers for training in companies (Industrial Doctorates) - Ministerio Aids to co-finance contracts for PhD students who take part in an industrial research or experimental development project carried out in the company. The applicant is the company. 18 February 2021 (14h)

“M. Helena Maseras” Award (Equality Observatory, URV)

Doctoral theses in women and gender studies (academic years 2018-19 and 2019-2020). 22 January 2021

Call for the URV'S future researcher grants for the 2020-21 academic year

To channel the best students to do their doctoral thesis at URV.

15 January 2021

Extraordinary period: 17/02/2021 to 23/02/2021

Grants to jointly supervised doctoral programmes

Call for applications for cotutelle PhD students in URV PhD programmes academic year  2020-2021:

1st period:

from 20 October 2020 to 01 February 2021

2nd period:

from 05 February 2021 to 03 May 2021

Contracts for university teacher trainning (FPU) Grants for contracting university graduates registered in a doctoral programme at a Spanish university. 11 December 2020 14h
Special doctoral prizes, academic year 2019-20 Every academic year, the Universitat Rovira i Virgili (URV) awards various special doctoral prizes. These academic distinctions are in recognition of doctoral theses of the highest quality among the ones defended into the academic year 2019-20. 30 November 2020
"Enrique Fuentes Quintana" Awards 2019-20 (Funcas) Doctoral theses defended from 1 September 2019 to 31 August 2020. There are four categories: health sciences, social sciences, humanities, and engineering, mathematics, architecture and physics. 30 November 2020
Industrial Doctorates Plan 2020 (AGAUR) Aimed at PhD students interested in a research project carried out at a company, in collaboration with the university.

1st deadline:

14 April 2020 14h

2nd deadline:

09 June 2020 14h

3rd deadline:

06 October 2020 14h

4th deadline:

15 December 2020 14h

PMF – PIPF: "Martí i Franquès” research grants programme 2020

The objective of this programme is to complete a doctoral thesis at the Universitat Rovira i Virgili. There are two types of predoctoral contracts:

15 November 2020

Aids for pre-doctoral contracts for the training of doctors 2020 (FPI)

Aids for pre-doctoral contracts for the training of doctors. 27 October 2020

Grants for the recruitment of new research staff (FI 2021) AGAUR

University, research centre and hospital foundation grants for the recruitment of new research staff. 20 October 2020 (14h)
Grants to jointly supervised doctoral programmes

Calls for applications for registration grants relating to jointly supervised doctoral programmes 2019-2020: academic year:

1st deadline: 09/07/2018 to 27/09/2018

2nd deadline: 01/10/2018 to 31/01/2020

3rd deadline: 03/02/2020 to 03/05/2020

“Alberto Rabano 2019” Awards Doctoral theses in Neurosciences defended in a Spanish University in 2019. 02/04/2020