Applicants for the fellowship, at the date of the call deadline, must meet the following requirements:
- Nationality: the UGR welcomes researchers from any nationality.
- Doctoral degree: it is mandatory to hold a Doctoral degree.
- Doctoral degree elapsed period: no more than 7 years ago. We will consider an extension period to these 7 years in case of maternity leave (18 months per child), paternity leave or long-term illnesses (all these exceptions have to be properly certified).
|Maternity leave||18 months for each child born before or after the Ph.D. award.|
|Paternity leave||Documented period of paternity leave actually taken for each child born before or after the Ph.D. award.|
|Long-term illness (over ninety days for the researcher or a close family member (child, spouse, parent or sibling)).||Documented period of leave actually taken by the researcher for each incident which occurred after the Ph.D.|
Mobility rule: at the time of the relevant deadline for submission of proposals, the researcher must not have resided or carried out his/her main activity (work, studies, etc) in Spain for more than 12 months in the 3 years immediately prior to the date of the call deadline. Compulsory national service and/or short stays such as holidays are not taken into account.