- Scholarship Amount: Full tuition
- Eligible Degree: Ph.D.
The Carnegie Mellon Portugal (CMU), in partnership with the Fundação para a Ciência e Tecnologia (FCT), is offering one of the best scholarships in Portugal. It is open to candidates who are interested in completing their Ph.D. degree in a Portuguese university. CMU is focused on advancing the country in the field of Information and Communications Technologies (ICT), so chosen individuals will have the option to study in related areas such as Computer Science, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Engineering and Public Policy, Human-Computer Interaction, Language Technologies, Robotics, and Software Engineering.
For its first launch in the academic year 2021-2022, the program has opened 12 slots to aspiring grantees who will receive full tuition support for a maximum of four years. To qualify, the student must present their Master’s degree, be residing in Portugal, and have decided on the Portuguese host institution they will be completing their studies in. Chosen candidates will spend up to two years in CMU and the remaining years of study in their chosen university. Upon completion of the program, they will receive two Ph.D. degrees, one from each institution they attended.