The IRBLleida is once again offering 6 scholarships for students in their first year of baccalaureate to spend a stay at the centre

This grant programme has been designed to provide the opportunity to come into contact with the world of biomedical research and to encourage research vocations for the future

The Institute of Biomedical Research of Lleida (IRBLleida) has once again announced the IRBLleida Grants for baccalaureate students, with the collaboration of the Institute of Education Sciences of the University of Lleida (UdL). This is an aid programme aimed at first-year baccalaureate students in the field of Science and Technology, related to life sciences and health. The programme will provide young people with the opportunity to come into contact with the world of biomedical research in order to awaken and encourage research vocations for the future. The call is possible thanks to the collaboration of the "la Caixa" Foundation and the Spanish Foundation for Science and Technology of the Ministry of Science, Innovation and Universities.

The six grant recipients will receive a grant of 200 euros and a one-month stay at IRBLleida to familiarise themselves with the scientific environment and techniques commonly used in basic biomedical research. The training period (lasting one month) will take place at the IRBLleida facilities between 1 July and 30 August 2024, on dates to be agreed between the student and the research group.

The deadline for applications is 25 April 2024. Applications for grants will be evaluated by a selection committee. The selection will be made on a competitive basis and will be based on criteria of merit and ability accredited by the student's level of academic performance. In addition, the personal motivation of the candidates will also be assessed.

The terms and conditions of the call for applications can be found on the website

Each grantee will receive 200 € and a one-month stay at the research centre