Fundacion MAPFRE issues call for scholarships and research grants worth €330,000
Maltese entities encouraged to apply
Fundación MAPFRE has made a new call for applications for scholarships and grants for a total amount of €330,000, open to academic and professional researchers and research teams that wish to develop research programs independently or within the scope of the universities, hospitals, companies or research centers that they belong to.
This call for 10 Ignacio Hernando de Larramendi research grants will provide financial support for research projects in the areas of Health Promotion, and Insurance and Social Protection.
The scope of this call is worldwide and projects may be presented in Spanish, English or Portuguese. The maximum endowment for each grant will depend on the research field chosen: Health promotion, €48,000; Insurance and social protection, €15,000. The deadline for submitting applications ends on October 13, 2017. The first call for applications for research grants took place in 1979 and since then Fundación MAPFRE has awarded more than 2,000 grants of this type.
Another research grant, entitled The Primitivo de Vega Research Grant, for €15,000, is aimed at providing financial support for a scientific project focusing on care for the elderly. The deadline for submitting applications ends on October 20, 2017.
Fundacion MAPFRE, a non-profit institution of MAPFRE Group is a leading global foundation for our commitment to people’s well-being and social progress. It contributes to improving people’s quality of life and the progress of society through multinational programs and activities. In Malta, MAPFRE is represented by MAPFRE Middlesea and MAPFRE MSV Life. For terms and conditions, one can visit www.fundacionmapfre.org
MAPFRE Middlesea p.l.c. (C-5553) is authorised by the Malta Financial Services Authority to carry on both Long Term and General Business under the Insurance Business Act, 1998. MAPFRE MSV Life p.l.c. (C-15722) is authorised by the Malta Financial Services Authority to carry on long term business under the Insurance Business Act 1998.