Scholarships in 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

InstitutionNameFunding
Polytechnic Institute of Cávado and Ave (Barcelos/Portugal) IPCA Merit Awardsns / once
Gaya Polytechnic (Vila Nova de Gaia/Portugal) Directorate General for Higher Education (DGES) Scholarshipns / ns
University of Porto (Porto/Portugal) Directorate General for Higher Education (DGES) Scholarshipns / ns
Polytechnic Institute of Setúbal (Setúbal/Portugal) Directorate General for Higher Education (DGES) Scholarshipns / ns
Atlantic University Directorate General for Higher Education (DGES) Scholarshipns / ns
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Funding for studying a year / a semester abroad

InstitutionNameFunding
European Commission Erasmus Mundus Action 2: EMINENCE II1500€ / 10 months
Santander Universities Santander Portuguese-Brazilian Scholarships2300€ / once
ISCTE - Lisbon University Institute (Lisbon/Portugal) Leonardo Da Vinci Programme - for interships abroadns / 6 months
University of Aveiro (Aveiro/Portugal) Scholarship for Portuguese Master or PhD students to study in Taiwan500€ / 48 months
MIT Portugal MIT Portugal Scholarshipsns / 48 months
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The 10 Biggest Misconceptions about Scholarships

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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.