Public Ph.D. scholarships

Below, we briefly describe the main requirements to be eligible for the Galician and Spanish Govs’ Ph.D. scholarships. These two calls are opened once per year.

1. Xunta de Galicia predoctoral Scholarship (Ayudas de apoyo a la formación predoctoral)

Three key aspects need to be fulfilled to be eligible according to the past call (2022: articles 2 and 6):

  1. Not being in possession of a doctorate degree
  2. Having completed the bachelor’s degree after the 1st of January of 2018. If this item keeps being required in next calls, this restriction will look like in Table 1:

Table 1. Completion date requirements

 

Call 2022

Call 2023

Call 2024

Completion requirement

01/01/2018

01/01/2019

01/01/2020

  1. Minimum average grades in BSc and MSc of 7 out of 10 (except for Engineering and Architecture degrees, which is 6 out of 10). The average grade is computed as a weighted average according to the following formula:

For more info, check the full call (in Spanish).


2. Spanish Ministry of Science PhD Scholarship (Ayudas para la Formación de Profesorado Universitario, FPU).

Three key aspects need to be fulfilled to be eligible according to the past call (2021, articles 7-9):

  1. Not being in possession of a doctorate degree
  2. Having completed the bachelor’s degree after the 1st of January of 2018. If this item keeps being required in next calls, this restriction will look like in Table 2:

Table 2. Completion date requirements

 

Call 2022

Call 2023

Call 2024

Completion requirement

01/01/2018

01/01/2019

01/01/2020

  1. Minimum average grades according to Table 3.

Table 3. Minimum average grade by degree and academic field (out of ten)

 

Bachelor’s

Master’s

Arts and Humanities

7.42

8.38

Sciences

7.12

8.33

Health Sciences

7.47

8.36

Social Sciences and Law

7.26

8.15

Engineering and Architecture

6.84

7.91

 

For more info, check the full call (in Spanish)