Portugal Government 2025 Scholarships to Study in Europe

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Applications are open for the Portugal Government Scholarships 2024-2025, which offer international students a unique opportunity to pursue higher education in Europe, cover tuition fees, and provide a monthly stipend of 1250 euros.

When is Application Deadline:

30th September, 2024.

Tell Me About the Award:

The purpose of grants is to provide support to students with limited financial resources so that they can pay the costs of higher education. Grants are awarded for the entire academic year and are paid monthly, usually in 10 installments.

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International scholarship.

Who can Apply?

Eligibility Criteria for the Portugal Government Scholarships 2024-25:

  • Open to international students from all countries.
  • Undergraduate Programs: Completion of secondary education.
  • Master’s Programs: Possession of a Bachelor’s degree or equivalent.
  • Doctoral Programs: Possession of a Master’s degree or equivalent.
  • Proficiency in Portuguese or English, depending on the language of instruction of the chosen program.
  • Demonstrated academic merit and potential for success in the chosen field of study.

How are Applicants Selected?

Applicants are selected based on academic excellence and if they meet specific qualifications for their chosen study level.

Which Countries are Eligible?

All nationalities.

Where will Award be Taken?


How Many Awards?

Not specified

What is the Benefit of Award?

  • Covers all tuition fees.
  • Provides a monthly stipend for living expenses.
  • Access to top universities in Europe.
  • Exposure to excellent academic resources and faculty.
  • Opportunity to immerse in Portugal’s rich cultural heritage.
  • Chance to learn a new language and build a global network.
  • Enhances employability with a degree from a prestigious Portuguese university.
  • Opens doors to diverse professional paths both in Portugal and internationally.
  • Supports academic growth.
  • Fosters overall personal and professional development.

How to Apply for the Portugal Government Scholarships:

Grant applications can only be made online. During the application process, you will need to upload some documents.
Go to the student’s restricted area on the DGES website, enter your login details (user code and password) and submit the application.

If you have any queries, consult the applicant’s guide and frequently asked questions. You can also see the results of your applications in the restricted area of the website.

If you applied for a study grant in a previous year
Use the same login details you used in previous years. If you cannot remember your login details, you can retrieve the user code and/or password from the DGES website.

If you have applied for higher education this year

  • If you stated that you wanted to apply for a grant in your higher education application, use the link included in the email notifying you of the receipt of your application.
  • If the link does not work or you have not received any login details to apply for the grant, you can obtain the login details by entering your personal information on the DGES website.
  • If you are unable to obtain your login details in any of these ways, contact the Social Action Services (SAS) or Social Action Office of the higher education institution you are attending and ask for the user code and password. You will need to produce your Citizen Card.

Before submitting your application, you can use the DGES Simulator to find out how much you may get if awarded a grant.

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  • Okechukwu Liberty is a graduate of Mass Communication and a content writer for AfterSchoolAfrica. He is dedicated to researching scholarship and empowerment opportunities to students looking to study abroad.

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