The University of Algarve provides merit awards to students that are enrolled into the School of Management, Tourism and Hospitality and are currently undergoing their second cycle of study. Master students are encouraged to attain high grades throughout the year of study in order to be eligible for a merit award in the following year. Tourism Marketing, Tourism and Urban Cultures and Direction and Hotel Management are just a couple of the Master courses where students are eligible for merit awards.
Any Master student that wants to apply for a merit award at the School of Management, Tourism and Hospitality must fulfill a series of requirements. They must have completed their full degree at University of Algarve. Besides this, the final average of their course marks throughout the degree must be at least equal to the value of 15 points.