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

InstitutionNameFunding
School of Arts of Porto - ESAP (Porto/Portugal) Merit Award of the Directorate General for Higher Education (DGES)ns / once
Catholic University of Portugal Lisbon Directorate General for Higher Education (DGES) Scholarshipns / ns
Pampilhosa da Serra Municipality Higher Education Scholarship for students living in Pampilhosa da Serra350€ / 3 months
University of the Algarve (Faro/Portugal) Directorate General for Higher Education (DGES) Scholarshipns / ns
Catholic University of Portugal Excellence Prizes of the Law Schoolns / once
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Funding for studying a year / a semester abroad

InstitutionNameFunding
Camões Institute Scholarship for African Portuguese speaking students and Timorese students to study at Portuguese Universities870€ / 36 months
University of Aveiro (Aveiro/Portugal) Scholarship for Portuguese Master or PhD students to study in Taiwan500€ / 48 months
University of the Azores (Ponta Delgada/Portugal) Scholarship for Portuguese students to study Mandarin in Taiwan625€ / 6 months
East Foundation Short-term scholarship for Far-east students to study in Portugal or for Portuguese students to study in Far-east countriesns / 3 months
University of Porto (Porto/Portugal) Erasmus Mundus - BABEL project1500€ / 24 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.