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

Polytechnic Institute of Coimbra (Coimbra/Portugal) ESTeSC Merit Awardsns / once
Aljustrel Municipality Higher Education Scholarship for students living in Aljustrelns / 30 months
University of Beira Interior (Covilhã/Portugal) Social Fund for students with financial problemsns / ns
Barcelos Municipality Higher Education Scholarship for students living in Barcelos27€ / 10 months
Portuguese Air Force Academy (Lisbon/Portugal) Financial support for Master Students in Military Aeronautics1658€ / 72 months
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Funding for studying a year / a semester abroad

University of Beira Interior (Covilhã/Portugal) Santander Universities - Ibero-American Scholarship Program for UBI Bachelor students to study one semester abroad383€ / 6 months
Camões Institute Scholarships for Portuguese students at foreign Universitiesns / 10 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
New University of Lisbon (Lisbon/Portugal) Santander Luso-Brazilian Sholarships - mobility grant to study in Brazilian Universities383€ / 6 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.