Award / prize

Science and Technology Foundation - Maria Cândida da Cunha Prize

General information on this award / prize

Science and Technology Foundation
Maria Cândida da Cunha Prize

General Description

The National Institute of Rehabilitation, I.P. promotes another edition of premium Candida Maria da Cunha. The purpose of the award is to stimulate and mobilize college students to produce knowledge about disability and rehabilitation. This encouragement given to academic work carried out in the Social Sciences and Humanities. These works must combat discrimination based on disability. They should promote equal opportunities. And also increase inclusion and participation in society of people with disabilities. The application period occurs between July 1st and September 1st.


Papers should be of a scientific nature. They should be in the social sciences and humanities. The work should have been completed in the year to which the award relates or in the immediately preceding year. The papers must be written in Portuguese. They should be up to 150 pages. Need to submit an abstract in Portuguese and English. The projects must have been submitted to academic and scientific validation by a jury or by a lecturer who has oriented the work.

Application deadlines

The following deadlines apply: