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Grants to start the research with the IQTC

MODALITIES A and B

A) Master’s degree Grant

The Institute of Theoretical and Computational Chemistry of the University of Barcelona (IQTCUB) offers research grants/contracts for students who are finishing their undergraduate university studies and are interested in pursuing an official master’s degree at the UB and at the same time in collaborating on a research project in the IQTC.

Details

Duration and dedication

The grant is for research related to the part corresponding to the final master’s thesis, in an official master’s degree at the UB that has been chosen, and which must be directed by a professor belonging to the IQTCUB.

Amount

The selected students will receive a grant of approximately 2.000 euros in the form of a contract with the IQTCUB.

Summary of conditions

  1. Have recently completed undergraduate studies, or are currently pursuing their final year.
  2. At the time of accepting the grant, the student must have passed the credits sufficient to access an official master’s degree at the UB.
  3. Present a written commitment to enrol in an official master’s degree at the UB with the participation of an IQTCUB professor, preferably in the field of Theoretical Chemistry.
  4. The research work of the master’s degree must be directed by a professor who belongs to the Institute. To find out more about the lines of research at IQTCUB, follow the link below:  Research Areas
  5. This grant is not compatible with other collaboration or support scholarships for official master’s degrees from the University of Barcelona.

For more information, please contact iqtcub@ub.edu or with one of the Institut’s Researcher 

Application Procedure

Documentation

  • Academic Record
  • A cover letter explaining the reasons for requesting the grant and committing to carrying out the master’s thesis in one of the IQTCUB groups.
  • Recommendation letter Carta de recomanació from an IQTC researcher that assesses the student’s interest in research.

Deadline to submit applications: 31st July 2020

How to apply

By email: send in PDF format all information to carles.curutchet@ub.edu (Dr Carles Curutchet, IQTC’s Secretary)

Resolution 2020

Please find attached the resolution of the Grant 2020.

AVAILABLE HERE

B) New research grant


The IQTC offers new post-master’s grants/contracts for students who have completed an official university master’s degree. The aim of the grant is to continue the research project after the final master’s thesis and before undertaking a doctoral thesis, as well as the incorporation of new members to the IQTC.

Details

Duration and dedication

The grant is for a period of 6 months, which will be dedicated to research related to the thesis project to be undertaken, and which must be led by a professor belonging to the IQTCUB.

Amount

  The selected students will receive a grant of approximately 3.000 euros in the form of a contract with the IQTCUB.

Conditions

  1. Have recently completed a master’s degree and have obtained the corresponding qualification.
  2. Be able to apply for an FPU, FI or similar Predoctoral scholarship.

For more information, please contact iqtcub@ub.edu or with one of the Institut’s Researcher 

Application Procedure

Documentation

• Academic Record.
• A Cover Letter and, eventually, a list of Predoctoral Scholarship applications submitted.
• Recommendation letter from a senior researcher.

Deadline to submit applications: 15th October 2020

How to apply

By email: send in PDF format all information to carles.curutchet@ub.edu (Dr Carles Curutchet, IQTC’s Secretary)

Resolution 2020

Please find attached the resolution of the Grant 2020.

AVAILABLE HERE