Grant Severo Ochoa-ICMAT for master students 2020-2021

The ICMAT launches a call for grants aimed at students currently enrolled in master courses who are interested in pursuing a career in research. These grants will include student collaboration with ICMAT researchers to be conducted in compatibility with their master studies. The aim of the programme is to make the professional opportunities available at the Institute known to university students.

Applications can be made from September 18th until October 2nd (both included).

A total of up to three grants will be offered for the 2020-2021 academic year. Each grant will consist of approximately 10,000 euros, split into nine monthly payments.


Application requirements:

  • Applicants must have completed their degree courses in the 2018-2019 academic year or later in Sciences and neither be in possession of nor in the legal position of obtaining a PhD qualification.
  • Applicants must be enrolled in or have registered for an official Master course in Mathematics during the 2020-2021 academic year at the Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, Universidad Complutense de Madrid or Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, in collaboration with the ICMAT
  • On acceptance of the grant by the beneficiary, she or he must present proof of an average mark in a degree on a decimal scale of 0-10 and with 2 decimal points, equal to or higher than 8.5.
  • Applicants who are about to obtain their degree in the 2019-2020 academic year must present proof of these average grades for the credits obtained up to the closing date for applications


Each candidate must choose a member of the ICMAT research staff from the list available on the Faculty ICMAT website, and should this member not be available another will be assigned as deemed appropriate.

This researcher will be the supervisor or cosupervisor of the student’s Master thesis.

This researcher training grants are fully funded by the Programa Estatal de Fomento de la Investigación Científica y Técnica de Excelencia-Centros de Excelencia Severo Ochoa and Unidades de Excelencia María de Maeztu.

To apply, please follow this link