Academic Excellence Scholarship - Health

The grants cover from 20% to 80% of enrolment fees for each academic year of the bachelor’s degree programme. In this way, the cost is similar to the academic fees you pay in state or public universities.


•    November: tests for the Academic Excellence Grant call.
•    January: tests for the Academic Excellence Grant call.
•    April: tests for the Academic Excellence Grant call.

The final resolution of the UIC Barcelona Grants for Academic Excellence is the exclusive responsibility of the Grants Committee, which reserves the right to accept applications or not.

For further information, please contact:

Elisabet Ungría

Marta Ramos
Whatsapp +34 651 826 358

Mara Carmona
Whatsapp +34 651 82 6093

Elisabet Ungría

Biomedical Science
Mara Carmona
Whatsapp +34 651 82 6093

Academic requirements

  1. Have a minimum mark of 8 from first year of upper secondary school. 
  2. Provide marks from their first year of upper secondary school and from the completed semesters in their second year. 
  3. A letter of motivation from the candidate in which they explain why they think they deserve the grant (marks, personal achievements, aptitudes, etc.).
  4. Have passed the specific UIC Barcelona exam for the chosen degree programme in the call corresponding to the Grants for Academic Excellence.

Financial requirements

  • The candidate must provide evidence of their family’s income from 2022.

Procedure and timelines

  1. All documentation must be uploaded to the UIC Barcelona admissions portal. 
  2. Admission tests will be administered online.

Degree programmes eligible for the grant:

  • Nursing
  • Physiotherapy
  • Bioengineering
  • Psychology 
  • Biomedical Science 
  • Primary Education + Psychology 

Grant renewal

To renew a Grant for Academic Excellence for the following academic year students will have to meet the academic requirements established by UIC Barcelona.

Additionally, students who obtain a Grant for Academic Excellence (BEA) will have to work for 15 hours per year, on tasks assigned to them by the department they are affiliated to. The hours can be concentrated into specific activities or can be distributed throughout the whole year according to each department’s needs.

*For the Bachelor's Degree in Medicine, check the conditions here.