Since 2003 the county of Sierra Pampilhosa awards scholarships to students who choose to attend higher education. It is a way to encourage the pursuit of studies. It is also a way to help families who are faced with increased costs of universities.
Those interested must reside in the county of Pampilhosa da Serra for at least five years. Have complete the 12 years of schooling. Do not be holders of degree or bachelor and. Have joined in the year in which they apply in higher education. The student should obtain the grade points average of 10 or higher.