ICIQ Scholarships 2024 Open for Applications

Are you a passionate graduate student with a strong background in chemistry, seeking to advance your research skills and career prospects? The Institute of Chemical Research of Catalonia (ICIQ) is excited to announce the second call for applications to its Fully-Funded PhD Programme 2024.

This prestigious programme offers exceptional graduate students from around the globe the opportunity to engage in cutting-edge research and complete their Doctoral Thesis in collaboration with the Universitat Rovira i Virgili (URV).

ICIQ Scholarship Programme Overview

The ICIQ Fully-Funded PhD Programme is designed to foster the development of talented scientists by providing an enriching and stimulating environment. Key features of the programme include:

  • Individual Research Projects: Conduct research under the guidance of internationally renowned Group Leaders in a creative scientific setting.
  • International Collaboration: Opportunities for short stays at distinguished research institutions worldwide.
  • Comprehensive Training: Enhance your technical and soft skills through weekly scientific seminars, hands-on training with state-of-the-art instrumentation, and workshops on topics such as IP management, entrepreneurship, research integrity, and career development.
  • Personalized Training: Participate in the SHARP programme, a tailored two-week training course focusing on different aspects relevant to your PhD year.

Eligibility Criteria

To be considered for this programme, candidates must:

  • Hold a Master’s or an equivalent degree in Chemistry, Pharmacy, Physics, Chemical Engineering, or related disciplines by the time of enrolment.
  • Demonstrate an excellent academic record and a strong commitment to scientific research.
  • Have a solid working knowledge of English.

The selection process is competitive, and only one application per candidate will be considered. Ensure all required documentation is included before submission, as incomplete applications will not be reviewed.

Available Positions

  1. Supervisor: Dr. Katherine Villa
    • Project: Light-driven nanorobots for Removal of Biological Agents.
    • Number of positions: 1
    • Reference: PhD 2024-07 KV
  2. Supervisor: Dr. Katherine Villa
    • Project: 3D-printed photocatalytic materials for energy applications.
    • Number of positions: 1
    • Reference: PhD 2024-08 KV
  3. Supervisor: Prof. Emilio Palomares
    • Project: Development of single junction and multijunction solar cells through the application of self-assembled molecules.
    • Number of positions: 1
    • Reference: PhD 2024-09 EP
  4. Supervisor: Prof. Emilio Palomares
    • Project: Understanding the relationship between structure and performance of novel materials for energy applications.
    • Number of positions: 1
    • Reference: PhD 2024-10 EP
  5. Supervisor: Prof. Antoni Llobet
    • Project: Redox Catalysis for Solar Fuels.
    • Number of positions: 2
    • Reference: PhD 2024-11/12 ALL
  6. Supervisor: Prof. Feliu Maseras
    • Project: Statistical treatments for computational homogeneous catalysis.
    • Number of positions: 1
    • Reference: PhD 2024-13 FM
  7. Supervisor: Prof. Núria López
    • Project: Machine Learning for the Analysis of Experimental Data.
    • Number of positions: 1
    • Reference: PhD 2024-14 NL
  8. Supervisor: Prof. Carles Bo
    • Project: Computational modelling of inorganic/organic hybrid assemblies for energy conversion.
    • Number of positions: 1
    • Reference: PhD 2024-15 CB
  9. Supervisor: Dr. José A. Berrocal
    • Project: Development of polymer materials incorporating photo- and mechano-responsive molecules for sensing applications.
    • Number of positions: 1
    • Reference: PhD 2024-16 JB
  10. Supervisor: Prof. Pau Ballester
    • Project: Synthetic receptors and sensors for the supramolecular detection of relevant biomarkers related to human health.
    • Number of positions: 1
    • Reference: PhD 2024-17 PB

Application Form and Deadline

You can suibmit your ICIQ scholarship application online using this form ( and the deadline for applications is June 23, 2024.

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