Studentships Fulbright for research and doctoral studies with FCT support
Fullbright Portugal has open applications until January 31, 2023 for the Studentships Fulbright for Research and for the Studentships Fulbright for PhD, Calls which are supported by FCT.
The Studentships Fulbright for Research program is intended for doctoral fellows directly funded by FCT who have foreseen, as part of their training plan, a research period at a US university or research center, and covers all areas of study. Good knowledge of the English language, proof of agreement with the project on the part of the host institution in the United States of America, and proof of agreement with the doctoral supervisor are essential for the application. This Studentship has a defined duration of 4 to 9 months. Os candidatos/as selecionados/as cumulam o apoio da FCT com o da Fulbright, que lhes confeream complementar insurances de saúde e acidentes durante o período da Studentship, emissão dos documentos necessários ao visa J-1, entre outras benefícios.
The Studentships Fulbright PhD Program is intended for students who will be attending on a full-time basis the first year of a PhD program at an accredited university in the United States of America, starting in the academic year 2023/2024. Preference will be given to students whose academic background was developed in a Portuguese higher education institution. Two letters of recommendation(Letters of Reference) will be required for the application; copy of the transcripts of grades by discipline for each degree obtained and respective translation into English; diploma, percentile or ranking supplement of the degree (when possible) and respective translation into English; copy of the Regulations of Studentship signed and initialed by the applicant; and the Diversity Essay written by the applicant. Applicants must also submit, at the time of application or until April 15, 2023, the following documents: proof of admission to the university to be attended; proof of financial aid from the university to be attended; proof of financial capacity (personal and/or other funds) to support the total cost of the first year of studies, in the amount exceeding the amount of the Fulbright Studentship and the amount of financial aid from the university to be attended.
More information at the Fullbright Commission Portugal page