Portugal Government Scholarships 2021, Study in Portugal

Portugal Government Scholarships

The University of Portugal is inviting international students for Portugal Government Scholarships. The U. Porto scholarships program is a funded scholarship program offered by the University of Porto and sponsored by the Government of Portugal and other sponsoring bodies. The scholarships are offered for full-time bachelors, masters, BE and doctoral degree programs. So if you are thinking of studying abroad, this scholarship might be a good option. Portugal has been an attraction for tourists for a long time. Now, many international students from different countries are attracted to study in Portugal.

The scholarships can be availed at the University of Porto in Portugal; a wide range of academic fields are offered for international students; they can choose the course and program of their choice to study at the university. The scholarships are co-funded by the European social fund. The scholarship duration for the bachelor’s program is 4 years, 2 years for the master’s program and 4 years for the doctoral degree program.

The University of Porto ranks among the top 100 universities in Europe and best among Portuguese universities. Most of the Portuguese Universities offer admission without the requirement of IELTS, but before you apply for the U. Porto scholarships, make sure to check the requirements of the University of Porto on their official website. The University of Porto offers quality education, so it has a good ranking on top universities’ charts in Europe. Lastly, they offer a wide range of fields and programs to study, which is another reason international and domestic students prefer the University of Porto.

Here are more details about the Portugal Government Scholarships

Fields Offered:

Faculty of Arts

Faculty of Architecture

Faculty of Biomedical Medicine

Faculty of Biomedical Science Abel Salazar

Faculty of Dental Medicine

Faculty of Engineering

Faculty of Economics

Faculty of Fine Arts

Faculty of Law

Faculty of Medicine

Faculty of Nutrition and Food Science

Faculty of Science

Faculty of Sports

Faculty of Pharmacy

Faculty of Psychology and Education Science

Porto Business School


SASUP Scholarships

This scholarship is only for students enrolled at the University of Porto in a bachelor’s or master’s program; the scholarship is awarded by the Social Services of U. Porto. The scholarships are offered for economically disadvantaged students who are financially burdened by tuition, living costs, accommodation, and other expenses. The scholarship is meant to support them financially and motivate them to study. Students from European member states, Portugal and other countries with cooperation protocol with U. Porto can apply for this scholarship. SASUP scholarship can be renewed on an annual basis, you can check the further details on the SASUP website.

Merit Scholarships

Porto also offers merit scholarships annually for the students who rank highest in their classes. The scholarship is offered as a monetary prize, which is five times the minimum national salary. The scholarship is for students enrolled in bachelors, masters or integrated master program and exhibits exceptional performance. The selection of applicants will be made by the U. Porto and its faculties. The University of Porto also awards incentives to the best students of all faculties. The amount of incentive is equal to the tuition fee of the program.

Scientific Scholarships

Porto sponsors scientific and research scholarships for degree holders, either be bachelor’s master’s or doctoral program; the scholarship aims to promote research projects and training. The duration of the scholarship is one year, but it can be renewed for three more years; the least duration of the scholarship is at least three consecutive months.

Other Support

The scholarships are offered by external institutions, government and other partners through national and international agreements and partnerships. These scholarships are offered for candidates from Portuguese-speaking African countries.

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  • Country: Portugal
  • Financial coverage: Partially Funded
  • Eligible Regions: Specific Countries, check the official website.
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    Eligibility Criteria :

    You can check the eligibility criteria on the official website; the criteria vary from scholarship to scholarship.

    International and domestic students enrolled in the BS, Master and doctoral programs at the University of Porto can apply for SASUP scholarships.

    To apply for merit scholarships, candidates must have an excellent academic record. They must rank highest in their class.

    For scientific scholarship; applicants must hold a bachelor’s or master’s degree (they must be enrolled at the University of Porto) and they must be interested in conducting research.

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    Benefits :

    Following are the benefits of all the mentioned above scholarships:

    SASUP scholarship will provide a monthly stipend to those who are attending U. Porto. This scholarship is for financial support.

    Merit scholarship will provide the monetary prize as an incentive for those students who rank the highest in their classes. The incentive is equaling five times the minimum national salary.

    The scientific scholarship will provide support for students for scientific research and training. The actual amount of scholarship is not mentioned

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    Application Process:

    For more information about the U. Porto scholarship, visit their official website by tapping on apply now. Make sure to check the details before applying for the scholarship.

    For more information and queries, please contact the University of Porto International Office ([email protected]).

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