Call 2024 "Leonardo Scholarships" (Fund.BBVA)

Mar 25, 2024

The Leonardo Scholarships are aimed at directly supporting the work of researchers who are in the intermediate phase of their career and are characterized by a highly innovative scientific production. Deadline: until 20/03/2024 (18h) (internal deadline: 15/03)

I. Purpose

Granting individual scholarships to researchers and cultural creators in an intermediate stage of their career, between 30 and 45 years old, for the development of a personal and innovative project in the corresponding area of specialization.

  • Areas:
    • Basic Sciences (Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics)
    • Biology and Biomedicine
    • Environmental and Earth Sciences
    • Engineering, Computer Science, and Data Science
    • Social Sciences; Humanities; Fine Arts; Music and Opera; Literary Creation and Performing Arts

II. Project Characteristics

  • Duration: between 12 and 18 months, from the scholarship subscription. Expected start: September 2024
  • Grant
    • €40,000 (including indirect costs of 21% compared to direct costs).
    • A budget for personnel hiring, materials, equipment, travel, stays, trips and expenses, article editing and publication, organization of congresses can be included. Contact us to send you a budget calculation template.
    • Each item must be detailed and justified in the report and included in the online form.
    • Do not include VAT on items, it is deductible.
  • Cannot be applied if the applicant has already been a beneficiary of a previous Leonardo Scholarship.

III. Submission of Applications

  • Deadline: until 03/20/2024 at 6:00 p.m. Internal deadline: 03/15/2024
  • Who: researchers and/or cultural creators between 30 and 45 years old residing in Spain. If the project is carried out at a university, the researcher must be affiliated with the entity at the time of the scholarship signing, and with sufficient duration to execute the project.
  • HowOnline form. Information to provide: basic identification data, summary of professional trajectory, project summary, abbreviated CV, contributions, reference letters, and report (max 5 pages). Preferably all in Spanish.

Access the call website where you can find the call bases, FAQs, and various instructions.

It is necessary to contact the technical staff of the national project unit for the review and advice in the preparation of the proposal.