MADRID, July 29, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Fundación MAPFRE has made a new call for applications for scholarships and grants for a total of 760,000 Euros, open to academic and professional researchers and research teams that wish to develop research programs independently or within the scope of universities, hospitals, companies or research centers that they belong to.
This call for 25 Ignacio Hernando de Larramendi research grants will provide financial support for research projects in the following areas: Accident Prevention and Road Safety, Health Promotion, and Insurance and Social Protection.
The scope of this call is worldwide and projects can be presented in Spanish, English, or Portuguese. The maximum amount for each grant will depend on the field chosen: Accident Prevention and Road Safety, 24,000 Euros; Health Promotion, 48,000 Euros; Insurance and Social Protection, 15,000 Euros.
The deadline for submitting applications ends on October 13, 2016.
The first call for applications for research grants took place in 1979 and since then Fundación MAPFRE has awarded more than 1,925 grants of this type.
The Primitivo de Vega Research Grant, for 15,000 Euros, is aimed at providing financial support for a scientific project focused on care for the elderly.
The deadline for submitting applications ends on October 20, 2016.
These grants were created as a tribute to Ignacio Hernando de Larramendi, the most senior person responsible for MAPFRE from 1955 to 1990, the first Chairman of FUNDACION MAPFRE and the main driving force behind the MAPFRE System, and to Primitivo de Vega, Chairman of MAPFRE ASISTENCIA and MAPFRE QUAVITAE, who devoted a large part of his professional activity during his final years to the area of care for the elderly.
For terms and conditions please go to: www.fundacionmapfre.org
For further information, please contact Nuria del Olmo and Alejandra Fernández in the MAPFRE Corporate Communication Division. Tel.: 91 581 22 16 and 91 581 84 64 and 606 53 78 89 Email: [email protected]; [email protected].
SOURCE Fundacion MAPFRE