The ”la Caixa” Foundation call for 50 fellowships to undertake Bachelor studies in public universities or public higher education centres in Spain.


Since we are convinced of the importance of education, social mobility and professional qualification for the creation of a fairer and more equal society and with the objective of promoting equal opportunities, the ”la Caixa” Foundation offers a comprehensive grant programme that supports fellows throughout the whole stage in their university careers. In addition to the economic allowance, it also include language courses, additional support for international stays and a mentoring and training programme in transferable skills to give students everything they need to achieve academic excellence.


    • 50 fellowships for low-income students with outstanding academic results who wants to start a bachelor’s degree for the first time in the 2021-2022 academic year.

    • Bachelor’s studies in public universities or public higher education centres in Spain.

    • On-campus, full-time and full-dedication studies.

    • Open to all disciplines.


    In order to be eligible, candidates must meet the following requirements:

    • Students who are beneficiaries of the fixed allowance for income, threshold 1 of family income, of the general scholarship of the Ministry of Education and Vocational Training or of the Basque Government in the call 2020-2021 will be eligible to apply for the scholarship.

    • Students must have passed the last course of the Spanish Baccalaureate/Upper Secondary Education (Bachillerato) or Higher-level of Vocational Training (Ciclo Formativo de Grado Superior) in the 2020-2021 academic year.

    • Applicants who have completed their baccalaureate studies must pass the university entrance exams in the 2021 first sitting.



    15 April 2021
    Opening of the call for applications.

    1 June 2021 - EXTENDED until 3 June 2021 at 2 pm (Spain mainland time)
    End of the call for applications.

    14 June 2021
    Notification of the shortlist results and arrangement of interviews.

    21, 22 and 23 June 2021
    Shortlist interviews.

    30 June 2021
    Communication of the final result.