Health Research

The objective of this scholarship is to stimulate research on health prevention issues in Puerto Rico.

The scholarship consists of financial aid to cover part, or all, of the research carried out by the student. The amount of aid granted will depend on the needs demonstrated by the student up to a maximum limit of $10,000.

Requirements to apply

  • Be a university student in one of the following fields: nutrition, public health, or biomedical sciences.
  • Maintain a minimum GPA of 3.50.
  • Submit a recommendation letter from a professor linked to the research.
  • Present the budget of the research and indicate other grants that will need to carry out the investigation.
  • Submit the most recent copy of the academic transcript.
  • Submit an essay explaining how your research can benefit the health of the people in Puerto Rico.

How to apply?

The request is made electronically and the opening is between September 15 and October 15 of each year.

Scholarship evaluation

  • Only complete applications will be evaluated by the Scholarship Committee. That includes those that have sent all the information as detailed in “Requirements to apply”.
  • The Scholarship Committee of Fundación Intellectus will evaluate the applications and make recommendations to the Board of Directors of the Institution for ratification.
  • Fundación Intellectus will notify applicants of the acceptance or denial of the scholarship on or before November 13, 2023.