Grants and Financial Aid

General information

There are multiple ways to fund your studies at the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya · BarcelonaTech (UPC). Grants, scholarships, mobility grants and loans are offered by the University and other bodies.

Complete information about grants and financial aid at the UPC.

Below you will find information on specific scholarships and grants that you can apply for at the FIB. It is necessary to have applied for admission in the corresponding Master to qualify for any of them.

Grants

In memoriam of Prof. Nacho Navarro, the Department of Computer Architecture will award 2 grants for FIB graduates that enroll in the MIRI master in the Computer Networks and Distributed Systems or High Performance Computing specialities.

Applications

Applicant should request admission to the master programme plus they should fill out the application form (pdf) and submit it before September 26th to the administration of the Department of Computer Architecture (Building D6, 2nd floor) at the attention of Mss. Meritxell Freixa.

In your application, attached the form plus your bachelor grades (i.e. curricula) and a copy of the DNI/NIE.

Requirements for applicants

Have graduated from FIB (Facultat d'Informàtica de Barcelona, UPC)

Deadline

September 26th, 2018

Amount of grants

2 grants for the cost of 50% of the registration fees (approx. 1500€).

DAC

Everis awards scholarships for the enrolment fees of students on the master's degree at the FIB.

Applications

Interested parties must send the documents specified to the e-mail address info.masters@fib.upc.edu and give the following reference: "ref: FIB scholarship everis".

Requirements for applicants

  • Applicants must be graduates of the bachelor’s degree in Informatics Engineering, or be students in a FIB's Master at the moment of application.
  • They must enroll in 30 credits on a FIB master’s degree for the 2018/2019 academic year, or be pre-enrolled in a FIB's Master in the 2017/2018.

Preference will be given to the students of the specializations Advanced Computing, Computer Networks and Distributed Systems, Data Science or Service Engineering.

 

Deadline

Setember 26th, 2018

Amount of grants

The financial contribution of each grant is €3,000.

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Resolution

everis grants 2018-2019 resolution

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ForumTIC-FIB is willing to offer five grants (first-year or second year) for a master’s degree at FIB (MIRI, MAI, MEI). Preference will be given to students with economic needs who have already requested a MEC grant (but they have not been granted with it), and that have been graduated at the Facultat d’Informàtica de Barcelona.

Applications

Interested parties must read the requirements and send the required documentation to fib.vd.iirr@upc.edu and give the following reference: "ref: FIB scholarship ForumTIC"

Requirements for applicants

Requirements for applicants of first-year grants

  1. Applicants must be graduates or students of the bachelor’s degree in Informatics Engineering at the moment of application.
  2. They must enroll in all the credits according to the potential of the selected master and semestre in the 2018-2019 academic year.
  3. Applicants must request admission to a FIB master program (deadline July 13)

Requirements for applicants of second-year grants

  1. Applicants must have completed the first year of a master’s degree at FIB (MIRI, MAI or MEI) during the 2017-2018 academic year.
  2. They must enroll in all the credits according to the potential of the selected master and semester in the 2018-2019 academic year.

Deadline

July 17th, 2018.

Amount of grants

5 grants of 1500 Euros for the course 2018-2019 (paid half in each semester of the academic year)

Resolution

ForumTIC-FIB grants 2018-2019 resolution

The Fundació Catalunya-La Pedrera has announced the inclusion of the master's degree in Artificial Intelligence in its grant program Master d'Excel·lència for the 2018-2019 academic year.

Applications

Please, email to info.masters@fib.upc.edu, with the subject "Beques Fundació Catalunya - La Pedrera 2018/2019",  attaching the documents:

- Copy of your DNI

- Academic Certificate

Requirements for applicants

  • Spanish nationality
  • Full-time student
  • Excellent academic record

Deadline

Deadline: July, 15th, 2018

Amount of grants

This program offers a grant of €7.500 for the master's degree in Artificial Intelligence.

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The Fundació Catalunya-La Pedrera has announced the inclusion of the master's degree in Innovation and Research in Informatics in its grant program Master's Degrees Excellence for the 2018-2019 academic year.

Applications

Please, email to info.masters@fib.upc.edu, with the subject "Beques Fundació Catalunya - La Pedrera 2018/2019",  attaching the documents:

- Copy of your DNI

- Academic Certificate

Requirements for applicants

  • Spanish nationality
  • Full-time student
  • Excellent academic record

Deadline

Deadline: July, 15th, 2018

Amount of grants

This program offers a grant of €10,000 for the master's degree in Innovation and Research in Informatics.

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Scholarships

The inLab FIB offers a limited number of the inLab Talent grants for master’s degree students at the Barcelona School of Informatics during the 2018-2019 academic year. These grants provide funding that is linked to students’ participation in R&D&i projects in collaboration with important ICT companies.

Applications

The collaboration will require 20 hours of work per week.

Amount of grants

€585.50 per month.

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SANS scholarships for the CNDS specialization

The SANS (Statistical Analysis of Networks and Systems, http://sans.ac.upc.edu/intranet) is a research group interested on the capture and analysis of data from Internet of Things devices, applied to different areas, such as environmental monitoring, smart cities, and analysis of mobility patterns. More specifically, our current research focuses on how to guarantee data quality and accuracy in community sensor networks made of low cost monitoring equipment by means of machine learning techniques. Current research projects are focused on the following areas:

  • Blind calibration of sensors.
  • Machine learning techniques.
  • Analysis of Mobile traffic.
  • Internet of Things.
  • Smart Cities applications.

We are seeking bright and highly motivated students with an interest in deepening their research background in the area of computer networks and distributed systems, especially in the topics listed above. The student will be actively involved in the activities of the research group.

Applications

Candidates should submit the following documents in English by email to jorge@ac.upc.edu (Jorge García Vidal) and joseb@ac.upc.edu (Jose M. Barcelo Ordinas). Please, attach the academic transcript for the undergraduate degree, a CV, and a short presentation letter.

Requirements for applicants

We look for students with a good background in Computer Science, Telecommunication and Electrical Engineering, Mathematics or Physics.

Deadline

The SANS offers 2 scholarships during the year 2017/2018. The student will collaborate with in activities in the research group related to Data Platforms for Community Sensing and statistical modeling and analysis for spatial sensor data while is following the Master Courses.

The call is open until January 31st 2018. Candidates can apply at any time

Amount of grants

The amount of the scholarship is €6,000 per year.

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