CQA Masters Scholarship 2024 | Study in Spain | How to Apply

The Catalonia Quantum Academy (CQA) is proud to announce its Masters Scholarships for 2024, offering a unique opportunity for aspiring quantum scientists and engineers to advance their careers in this cutting-edge field.

CQA Masters Scholarship

The CQA Masters Scholarship is a prestigious scholarship that covers full matriculation fees for a one-year master’s program (60 ECTS) at selected Spanish universities, commencing in September 2024.

About the Catalonia Quantum Academy

The CQA is a collaborative platform under the Quantica Mediterranean Valley of Quantum Science and Technologies. Established to leverage the region’s internationally recognized expertise, the academy aims to strengthen education, training, and professional development in Quantum Science and Technology (QST).

The CQA is offering these scholarships to attract and nurture the next generation of quantum experts, bolstering the region’s capacity to develop and deploy current and future quantum technologies.

Why Choose the CQA Masters Scholarship?

  • Financial Support: Full coverage of matriculation fees alleviates the financial burden of pursuing advanced education in quantum technologies.
  • World-Class Education: Study at renowned Spanish universities at the forefront of quantum research and innovation.
  • Career Advancement: Gain specialized knowledge and skills in high-demand quantum fields, positioning yourself for exciting career opportunities.
  • Networking Opportunities: Join a community of brilliant minds and establish connections with leading researchers and industry professionals.
  • Contribution to Innovation: Play a role in advancing quantum technologies that have the potential to revolutionize various industries.

Scholarship Coverage

  • Full coverage of matriculation fees for a one-year master’s program

Eligible Programs

Master’s degree in the following areas:

  • Quantum Science and Technologies
  • Photonics (UPC, UB, UAB)
  • Engineering Physics (UPC)
  • Cybersecurity (UPC)
  • Advanced Telecommunication Technologies (UPC)
  • Telecommunications Engineering (UPC)

Eligibility Criteria

  • Enrollment in an eligible master’s program for September 2024 intake
  • High working knowledge of English
  • No restrictions on nationality or citizenship
  • Selection based on merit and potential, evaluated through academic records and personal achievements

Application Process

  • Students must first apply for admission to one of the eligible master’s programs listed above
  • Then submit a scholarship application through the CQA website: https://cataloniaquantum.eu/masters-scholarships-2024
  • Complete the online application form: https://8cenz4ov6wn.typeform.com/to/OPbBcjat
  • The CQA selection committee will review applications on a rolling basis.
  • Before offering any scholarship, the committee will confirm that candidates have been accepted into an eligible master’s program. Successful candidates will receive conditional offers, subject to confirmation of enrollment in the chosen program.

Required Documents

  • Motivation letter outlining chosen master’s program and planned quantum-related courses/projects
  • Detailed CV in English, with contact details
  • University academic transcripts in English or Spanish
  • Contact email of one referee

Scholarship Offers

  • Successful candidates will be informed of their offer, contingent on confirmed enrollment
  • Academic coordinators of the respective master’s programs will be notified of the outcomes
  • Reserve candidates may be considered for scholarships in subsequent rounds
  • Unsuccessful candidates will be informed of their rejection

Application Timeline

  • Application Deadline: June 30, 2024
  • Rolling evaluations with monthly scholarship allocations to outstanding candidates
  • Applicants are notified of results before the end of the following month after each evaluation stage

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