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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 two fellowships to 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, in the frame of the Màster+ UB program: https://seu.ub.edu/ajutsPublic/showPublicacion/222478

Details

Duration and dedication

This fellowship aims to attract students to study for a university master’s degree at the University of Barcelona and encourage scientific vocations by working with a research group for 2021-2022.

The IQTC offers two Fellowships, under the following conditions:

2021.2.IQTC.1 – Beca de col·laboració amb els Màsters universitaris en grups de l’IQTC a la Facultat de Química: LINK1
2021.2.IQTC.2 – Beca de col·laboració amb els Màsters universitaris en grups de l’IQTC: LINK2

Amount

The selected students will receive a grant of approximately 370 euros/month from November 2021 to July 2022.

Please find project proposals at
IQTC_TFM_Proposals_Materials
IQTC_TFM_Proposals_Energia
IQTC_TFM_Proposals_Bio

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.
  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 + IQTC_TFM_Proposals

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

Application Procedure

Application

  • 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: 12th July 2021

This call is associated with financial support by Banc de Santander, those interested in applying for this will have to fill the following form: Banc de Santander

How to apply

To submit your candidacy, please enter at the following webpage: Application

Resolution 2021

Please find attached the resolution of Grant 2021 (available once the call has been solved).

AVAILABLE HERE

B) Predoctoral Grant


The IQTC offers predoctoral grants/contracts for students that fulfil the requirement to pursue PhD studies. 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 3 to 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. Fulfil the requirements for admission to a PhD program at the University of Barcelona.
  2. Be able to apply to an FPU, FI or similar Predoctoral scholarship.
  3. Candidates that obtained the A Master grant previously cannot apply to the B grants.

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: October 22nd 2021

How to apply

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

Resolution 2021

Please find attached the resolution of Grant 2021

AVAILABLE HERE