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"la caixa"-Severo Ochoa International PhD Programme at the CNIO

Obra Social Fundación 'la Caixa'

2016 Call

In 2008 “la Caixa” Foundation launched a scholarship programme to offer interdisciplinary training and research opportunities to outstanding young graduate students of any nationality to pursue a PhD project at the Spanish National Cancer Research Centre (CNIO).

Students who gain a place in this last call of the programme obtain full financial support during the four years of the scholarship.

The following five students have obtained one of the 2 available fellowships in the 2016 call of the programme:

Final list of successful candidates
Name University of origin Group at the CNIO (Programme)
Matía García, Verónica University of Alcala, Alcala de Henares, Spain Brain Tumour (CCB)
Zhu, Lucía Pablo de Olavide University, Seville, Spain Brain Metastasis (MO)

For further information on this programme and on the different research programmes and groups at the CNIO, please follow the links below:

For further information, please contact our Education and Training Programmes Officer, Juan R. Molina, at