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
Oliveira do Hospital Municipality Higher Education Scholarship for students living in Oliveira do Hospital194€ / 30 months
Montemor-o-Novo Municipality Higher Education Scholarship for students living in Montemor-o-Novons / ns
University of Coimbra (Coimbra/Portugal) Faculty of Law - Marnoco e Sousa Prize2500€ / once
Red Cross Nursing School of Oliveira de Azeméis (Oliveira de Azeméis/Portugal) Directorate General for Higher Education (DGES) Scholarshipns / ns
Ovar Municipality Higher Education Scholarship for students living in Ovar90€ / 10 months
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Funding for studying a year / a semester abroad

InstitutionNameFunding
University of Porto (Porto/Portugal) Erasmus Mundus - DREAM Project1500€ / 36 months
University of Aveiro (Aveiro/Portugal) UA Mobility Grants for one or two semesters at a university in Brazilns / 6 months
University of Coimbra (Coimbra/Portugal) Macau Foundation Scholarship9200€ / once
European Commission Erasmus Mundus Action 2: EMINENCE II1500€ / 10 months
University of Porto (Porto/Portugal) ASEM-DUO Fellowship - Mobility grants for students1200€ / 4 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.