Ramón Areces Foundation Scholarships for the Postgraduate Programme in Molecular Biosciences, 2021/22

Ramón Areces Foundation-Universidad Autónoma de Madrid Scholarships for students of the Masters of the Postgraduate Programme in Molecular Biosciences.


Academic year 2021-2022


Ramón Areces Foundation and the Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, with the aim of boosting the training of professional excellence and convinced of its importance for the quality of the scientific research in the area of Molecular Biosciences, offer Scholarships for students of the Masters of the Interfacultative Postgraduate Programme in Molecular Biosciences of the Universidad Autónoma de Madrid. The purpose of these grants is to facilitate the access to postgraduate training of graduate students with excellent academic background.


The Ramón Areces Foundation and the Universidad Autónoma de Madrid offer scholarships for students of any one of the following Official Masters of the Universidad Autónoma de Madrid:

  • Master's Degree in Biomolecules and Cell Dynamics.
  • Master's Degree in Molecular Biomedicine.
  • Master's Degree in Biotechnology.

The number of scholarships for each category will be established according to the costs of the tuition fees for Official Masters Programmes in the academic year 2021-2022. The call for the scholarship opens on September 21st and ends on October 6th, 2021.


Economic Endowment

The scholarship covers the tuition fees of the Master (Matrícula).



Candidates must apply for a scholarship associated to the Master of the Programme in which he/she is enrolled.


On September 21st, 2021, the candidates will receive by e-mail, the instructions to apply for the scholarships through a specific online selection form.


Requirements of the Applicants

1. Candidates must be already enrolled in a Master and registered as UAM user. Enrollment should be for the full course (60 ECTS).

2. Applicants should be residents in Spain or the EU before the beginning of the Academic Course. They should provide a document certifying that status.

3. Grants are incompatible with any scholarship or financial aid obtained for the same purpose (covering the tuition fees of the Master). However, recipients could apply for fellowships or grants which do not cover the payment of tuition for the Master.


Selection Process

Applications will be selected taking into account the applicant's weighted academic record in the degree that gives access to the postgraduate studies, and other academic achievements.

The resolution will be published on the website:

http://ciencias.biomol.uam.es/ at a date to be announced. Furthermore, beneficiaries will be contacted personally by e-mail.


Management of the Scholarships and Obligations of the Fellows

Scholarships will be handled by the Foundation of the Universidad Autónoma de Madrid (FUAM).

The grantee agrees to successfully perform the Master´s studies, and to remain associated to a research group that has been associated to the Graduate Program until the submission of his Final Dissertation.

Beneficiaries must also report any change of address or e-mail while enjoying the fellowship. If any of the studies performed by the beneficiary is published in a scientific journal, the grantee must specify in the publication the status of graduate fellow of the Fundación Ramón Areces-UAM.

If the grantee does not meet the above commitments, or any other conditions included in the grant, the Program reserves the right to proceed as it sees appropriate, and even claim a refund of the amounts received.



For further information about this call please contact: gestor.biociencias.moleculares@uam.es