Banco Santander Foundation - CNIO Fellowships for Young Researchers Trained in the UK/USA

This fellowship programme supports one highly talented and motivated young scientist who has been trained in the UK or in the USA and wishes to start or continue his/her postdoctoral training at one of the world’s leading comprehensive cancer centres.

Purpose of the Fellowship Programme
  • To provide young scientists with cutting-edge cancer research training in an interdisciplinary and internationally competitive environment.
  • To foster scientific collaborations between cancer researchers in UK/USA and Spain.
Additional information

For any additional information, please contact:

Mr. Juan R. Molina
Education & Training Programmes
Spanish National Cancer Research Centre (CNIO)


Application Procedures

Please refer to the Banco Santander Foundation website for application procedures.

Evaluation Criteria

Eligibility check

After the submission deadline scientific evaluation officers at CNIO’s Scientific Management Department will assess eligibility of the submitted applications.


An Evaluation Panel, formed by experienced CNIO senior scientists, will review eligible proposals. The selection will be based on the candidate’s CV according to the number and relevance of publications, fellowships obtained under competitive calls, participation in international meetings, reference letters and other merits (teaching, patents, mobility, etc.).