FCT funded programme

The Programme offered 12 scholarships on a competitive basis between 2015 and 2017. Scholarships covered tuition fees and included a monthly allowance.
For the 2019-2020 edition the Programme will offer 6 scholarships on a competitive basis under the same conditions as before. The call for applications is available here.

CES is the scientific host institution for PhD students when applying for funding programmes associated with their PhD research.

CES helps its doctoral students throughout the application processes to scholarship programmes, such as:

Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation

Luso-American Development Foundation

Camões I.P.

Student Services at the Embassies of Lusophone Africa

The International Relations Unit of the University of Coimbra (DRIUC) regularly publishes notices on mobility grants.

All students are encouraged to seek sources of financing that are appropriate to their individual profile and to the subject matter of their research project. CES provides support in the various phases of the application process, from the verification of the eligibility conditions, to the issuance/verification of documents supporting the application procedure and review of the projects.