The FCT has opened the Call for the attribution of 6 of Studentships PhDs under the Carnegie Mellon Portugal Program (CMU Portugal) for the biennium 2019/2020. The Call will be open until December 31, 2018, according to specific admission deadlines of each of the PhD programs.
The Studentships PhD programs are dual degree - the PhD is awarded by Carnegie Mellon University and the partner university in Portugal. Application deadlines vary by area: Computer Science, Robotics, Computer Engineering and Spoken Language Technologies have applications open until December 10, Engineering and Public Policy until December 15, and Electrical and Computer Engineering until December 31.
The Studentships have a duration of one year, possibly renewable up to a maximum of five years. FCT funds a maximum of three years, during the period in which the researchers develop their doctoral work in Portugal, and Carnegie Mellon University funds the remaining period. The start of Studentships is scheduled for September 2019.
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