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
ISCTE - Lisbon University Institute (Lisbon/Portugal) Silva Leal Merit Award2493€ / once
Paredes de Coura Municipality Higher Education Scholarship for students living in Paredes de Courans / 30 months
University of the Azores (Ponta Delgada/Portugal) Conceição Louro Scholarshipns / 36 months
Resende Municipality Higher Education Scholarship for students living in Resende242€ / 30 months
University of Évora (Évora/Portugal) Alumni Eugénio de Almeida Merit Award1500€ / once
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Funding for studying a year / a semester abroad

InstitutionNameFunding
University of the Azores (Ponta Delgada/Portugal) Scholarship for Portuguese students to study Mandarin in Taiwan625€ / 6 months
New University of Lisbon (Lisbon/Portugal) AstraZeneca Merit Award - Nova Medical School5000€ / once
Santander Universities Santander Portuguese-Brazilian Scholarships2300€ / once
University of the Algarve (Faro/Portugal) PLI Programme - scholarship for a regular programme at a Portuguese University for Brasilian studentsns / 24 months
University of Porto (Porto/Portugal) Erasmus Mundus - DREAM Project1500€ / 36 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.