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FCT announces the Call of Studentships for PhD Research 2021


The Notice of the Call of the FCT'sCall for the allocation of Studentships for PhD Research 2021 is now available. This year the number of Studentships to be awarded is 1450 and the deadline for applications will run from March 1 to 17h00 (Lisbon time) on March 31, 2021.

All the application, evaluation, result announcement, claim and/or appeal and contractualization procedures take place on the myFCT electronic platform.

The Studentships for Doctoral Research is aimed at candidates enrolled in a cycle of studies leading to the doctoral degree, or candidates who meet the conditions required for enrollment, and who intend to develop research activities leading to the degree in all areas of knowledge.

Research activities can be carried out in any knowledge production and dissemination environment, national or international, including higher education institutions, R&D units, Associate Laboratories, Collaborative Laboratories, Technological Interface Centers, State Laboratories and other public research institutions, hospitals and health care units, other entities integrated in the Public Administration where R&D activities are developed, as well as private non-profit institutions whose main objective is R&D activities.

Likewise, companies, namely those whose activity has been recognized as being of scientific interest, or consortia in which any of the entities mentioned in the previous paragraph participate, will also be considered as host institutions.

It is emphasized that research activities can be carried out in collaboration with different host institutions, public and private, including companies and public administration, promoting institutional collaboration as well as transdisciplinarity and interdisciplinarity.