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La Caixa Foundation Postgraduate Fellowships

Offered by La Caixa Foundation

Reviewed by Lisa FreedlandLast updated Jan 17, 2023
100 awards worth


Grade level

Graduate Students

Expected deadline:

This scholarship might not currently be accepting applications. Most scholarship programs only accept applications a few months ahead of their annual deadline. We’ve estimated this deadline based on last year’s deadline in order to help you plan out your scholarship applications.

February 2024

Scholarship Overview

Are you a Spanish or Portuguese student wanting to pursue a master’s, doctorate, or other postgraduate degree abroad? If so, consider applying for the La Caixa Foundation Postgraduate Fellowships! The fellowships are open to students of Spanish or Portuguese nationality who wish to pursue graduate or postgraduate study in North America, Europe, or the Asia-Pacific region. They are funded by the La Caixa Foundation, a not-for-profit banking foundation based in Catalonia. They aim to “build a better and fairer society, providing more opportunities to those who most need them.” Thus, the La Caixa Foundation grants 80 fellowships every year, believing that supporting motivated students is a key to developing society. The fellowship covers university tuition fees, monthly allowance, travel expenses, health insurance, and more. If you are a student of Spanish or Portuguese nationality looking to fund your graduate degree program abroad, we encourage you to apply!

Eligibility information

The scholarship is open to students of Spanish or Portuguese nationality pursuing a master's, doctorate, or postgraduate study in North America, Europe, or the Asia-Pacific region. Applicants must also already have a bachelor's degree from their home country and meet the below eligibility requirements.

Grade Level

Graduate Students

Academic Interest

Foreign Languages

Application information

To apply for this scholarship, students must submit an online application, proof of language proficiency for the university/country they wish to study in, and the below application materials. Applicants studying music or other artistic fields must also submit samples of their work.


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Scholarship FAQ

When will the winner of this scholarship be announced?

The La Caixa Foundation Postgraduate Fellowships winner will be announced: May 25, 2023.

Who should I contact with any questions about this scholarship?

For any questions regarding this scholarship application, please contact La Caixa Foundation at fellowshi[email protected].

Where can I find help writing my scholarship essay?

For help writing the essay component of this scholarship application, check out our guides How to Write a Winning Scholarship Essay and How to Start a Scholarship Essay (With Examples).
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