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MIT Portugal: PhD in Sustainable Energy Systems


The SES Doctoral Course (PhD) is a three- to four-year course jointly offered at each of the Portuguese Institutions participating in the MIT Portugal SES program. Students must attend the school to be eligible for the scholarship. THERE ARE TWO KINDS OF SCHOLARSHIP AVAILABLE: 10 FCT-PD-F MIXED SCHOLARSHIPS, WHICH CAN BE AWARDED FOR STUDENTS AT ANY UNIVERSITY; 4 NORTE2020 (H2020) SCHOLARSHIPS, AWARDED FOR UMINHO STUDENTS ONLY. THE APPLICATION FOR NORTE2020 SCHOLARSHIPS FOLLOW THE SAME PROCESS AS FOR THE 10 PD-F/FCT FUNDED SCHOLARSHIPS. ALL ELIGIBLE CANDIDATES NOT SELECTED UNDER THE PD-F SCHOLARSHIPS WILL BE AUTOMATICALLY CONSIDERED THE NORTE 2020 SCHOLARSHIPS, UNLESS THEY STATE OTHERWISE. THE FINANCIAL SUPPORT FOR THESE SCHOLARSHIPS WAS SUBMITTED TO ESF – EUROPEAN SOCIAL FUND, UNDER PROGRAMA OPERACIONAL REGIONAL DO NORTE - NORTE2020 AND GOT MERIT IN THE EVALUATION. THE SUBMISSION IS NOW UNDER ADMINISTRATIVE ANALYSIS. THE CONTRACTING PROCESS OF THE GRANTS IS SUBJECTED TO THE SIGNING OF THE INSTITUTIONAL CONTRACT WITH THE FUNDING ENTITY.

Sponsor: Fundação para a Ciência e Tecnologia/NORTE2020

Award Restrictions

Applicants for this award must meet the following criteria:

Host CountriesPortugal
Other CriteriaCandidates to the Doctoral Program on Sustainable Energy Systems must hold a Bologna 2nd cycle degree OR a master's degree OR a five-year degree (Licenciatura) in engineering, science or management. SPECIFIC ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA UNDER THE NORTE 2020 SCHOLARSHIPS IS AVAILABLE AT THE ANNOUNCEMENT ON http://www.mitportugal.org/application/applying.html

Host Institution: University of Coimbra, University of Lisbon

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Award Specifications

Additional information about this award.

Amount17,000 euros per year (PD-F scholarships)
Number of Awards13
DeadlineMay 15th
IncludesTuition, stipend

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