”la Caixa” Foundation grants 50 fellowships to study a Bachelor's degree or higher art courses at public universities or public higher education centres in Spain.

Key points

  • 50 fellowships for excellent students with limited financial resources who are starting a degree for the first time in the 2022-2023 academic year.

  • Bachelor's degree or higher art courses at public universities or public higher education centres in Spain.

  • Full-time, on-site studies requiring 100 % dedication.

  • For all fields of knowledge.

Requirements of the call

To be eligible for admission, candidates must meet these three requirements:

  1. Have been a beneficiary of the income-based fixed grant, threshold 1 of family income, of the general grant provided by the Ministry of Education and Vocational Training or of the Basque government in the 2021-2022 campaign.

  2. Have passed the last year of Baccalaureate or Higher Level Training Cycle (CFGS) in the 2021-2022 academic year.

  3. In the case of Baccalaureate applicants, to have passed the university entrance exams in the ordinary campaign of 2022.

You can apply for a Bachelor fellowship through ”la Caixa” Foundation's fellowship application website.

If you'd like to be notified when the next call begins, sign up!

For any suggestions or doubts, you can contact: fellowships@fundacionlacaixa.org.

The selection process is made up of the following phases:

  • Phase 1 - Preselection:

    Candidates will be classified by area of knowledge according to the discipline of the studies to be pursued, and those with the highest grade in the Baccalaureate or Higher Level Training Cycle in each area of knowledge will be shortlisted.

  • Phase 2 - Selection interviews

    Shortlisted candidates will be called for a personal interview before an external evaluation committee that will decide which candidates have the best merits and abilities, taking into account the following aspects:

    1. The candidate's potential, ability and motivation.

    2. The potential transformation and impact brought about by the fellowship.

    3. CV and letters of reference.

Documents of interest regarding the call for applications

Programme guidelines

All the information you need regarding the details of this fellowship, the application and selection process.

(Only in Spanish)

Boletín Oficial del Estado (Official State Gazette)

Call for applications published in the BOE.

(Only in Spanish)

Fellows 2022

List of fellows and programme statistics.

(Only in Spanish)

Documents of interest regarding the evaluation process

Criteria and selection procedures

Aspects evaluated in the selection process and how they are rated.

(Only in Spanish)

Code of conduct for evaluators

Rules of conduct in the selection processes. Actions to be carried out in the case of conflict of interest.

(Only in Spanish)

List of evaluators in the 2022 call