Scholarships in Portugal

Country: Portugal

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Scholarships in Portugal

Portugal provides students with only few  scholarships
Although Portugal has made cuts in its education spending due to the financial crisis, higher education remains a priority for the government and state scholarships are still offered. There are also a large number of private scholarships available. The emphasis in the provision of scholarships is on post-graduate education, since basic fees in state universities for undergraduate degrees remain moderate – a little over 1,000€ a year.

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Funding for your studies in Portugal

Polytechnic Institute of Beja (Beja/Portugal) Directorate General for Higher Education (DGES) Scholarshipns / ns
Catholic University of Portugal Millennium BCP Foundation Award - for the best 1st year student of the Master and Doctoral Programs in Cultural Studiesns / once
Higher Institute of Applied Psychology - ISPA (Lisbon/Portugal) ISPA Merit Awardns / once
Águeda Municipality Higher Education Scholarship for students living in Águeda150€ / 50 months
Santa Maria Nursing School (Porto/Portugal) Directorate General for Higher Education (DGES) Scholarshipns / ns
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Funding for studying a year / a semester abroad

New University of Lisbon (Lisbon/Portugal) Santander Luso-Brazilian Sholarships - mobility grant to study in Brazilian Universities383€ / 6 months
University of Aveiro (Aveiro/Portugal) Scholarship for Portuguese Master or PhD students to study in Taiwan500€ / 48 months
ISCTE - Lisbon University Institute (Lisbon/Portugal) Leonardo Da Vinci Programme - for interships abroadns / 6 months
University of Beira Interior (Covilhã/Portugal) Santander Luso-Brasilian Scholarships - for UBI students to study one semester in a Brasilian University383€ / 6 months
Fulbright Commission Portugal Fulbright Scholarships630€ / 12 months
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Only one in eight secondary school graduates with good grades apply for scholarships. This is because many have misconceptions about getting funding. Here are some of the common misconceptions.