Are you a postdoctoral researcher looking for an opportunity to enhance your skills and expand your network in the Ibero-American region? Do you want to collaborate with prestigious universities and institutions that share your passion for knowledge and innovation? If yes, you might be interested in applying for the Ibero-American Postgraduate University Association (AUIP) Scholarship Program for 2024.
The AUIP is an international non-governmental organization recognized by UNESCO that aims to promote postgraduate and doctoral studies in Ibero-America. The AUIP comprises more than 130 higher education institutions from Spain, Portugal, Latin America, and the Caribbean. The AUIP offers various programs and activities to foster academic excellence, international cooperation, and academic integration among its members and partners.
One of the most attractive programs offered by the AUIP is the Scholarship Program for Postdoctoral Mobility, which finances grants for postdoctoral researchers to carry out short-term stays in other AUIP member institutions. The main objective of this program is to facilitate the exchange of experiences, knowledge, and research results among postdoctoral researchers from different countries and disciplines.
If you are interested in applying for this program, here are some essential details that you need to know:
The scholarship provider is the Ibero-American Postgraduate University Association (AUIP), an international non-governmental organization that promotes postgraduate and doctoral studies in Ibero-America.
The eligible applicants are postdoctoral researchers who have obtained their doctoral degrees in the last five years and are affiliated with an AUIP member institution. The applicants must have a research project related to the thematic areas of the AUIP, such as social sciences, humanities, engineering, health sciences, or natural sciences. The applicants must also have the acceptance letter from the host institution and the endorsement letter from the home institution.
The host country can be any country in the Ibero-American region except the applicant’s country of origin. The host institution must be an AUIP member institution with a postgraduate program in the same or related field of study as the applicant.
The scholarship is worth 1,400 euros for each grant, which covers the travel and living expenses for a minimum stay of 15 days and a maximum of 30 days. The scholarship does not cover health insurance, visa fees, or other costs not specified in the grant agreement.
Level and Field of Study
The level of study is postdoctoral, and the field of study can be any discipline related to the thematic areas of the AUIP, such as social sciences, humanities, engineering, health sciences, or natural sciences.
How to Apply
The application process is online, and the applicants must fill out the application form and upload the required documents, such as the curriculum vitae, the doctoral degree certificate, the research project, the acceptance letter, and the endorsement letter. The application form and the documents must be submitted in Spanish or Portuguese.
Countries that can Apply
The countries that can apply belong to the Ibero-American region, including Spain, Portugal, Latin America, and the Caribbean. However, the applicants cannot apply to a host institution in their country.
The eligibility criteria are the following:
- The applicants must be postdoctoral researchers who have obtained their doctoral degrees in the last five years and are affiliated with an AUIP member institution.
- The applicants must have a research project related to the thematic areas of the AUIP, such as social sciences, humanities, engineering, health sciences, or natural sciences.
- The applicants must have the acceptance letter from the host institution and the endorsement letter from the home institution.
- The applicants must submit the application form and the required documents in Spanish or Portuguese.
The scholarship deadline is March 31, 2024, for the first call and September 30, 2024, for the second call. The results will be announced in May 2024 and November 2024, respectively.
The Ibero-American Postgraduate University Association Scholarship Program for Postdoctoral Mobility is an excellent opportunity for postdoctoral researchers to improve their academic and professional skills, broaden their horizons, and contribute to developing the Ibero-American region. If you meet the eligibility criteria and have a research project that aligns with the AUIP’s objectives, do not hesitate to apply for this program and join the AUIP’s network of excellence and cooperation.