Portugal: Research Fellowships for Doctoral Students 2022 When is Application Deadline? 15th August 2022 Tell Me About Award: Universidade Lusófona de Humanidades e Tecnologias, established by COFAC – Cooperativa de Formação e Animação Cultural. CRL, calls for applications for 4 (four) national research grants and 1 (one) mixed research grant, hereinafter referred to respectively as […]
Portugal: Research Fellowships for Doctoral Students 2022
When is Application Deadline?
15th August 2022
Tell Me About Award:
Universidade Lusófona de Humanidades e Tecnologias, established by COFAC – Cooperativa de Formação e Animação Cultural. CRL, calls for applications for 4 (four) national research grants and 1 (one) mixed research grant, hereinafter referred to respectively as National Doctoral Research Grant and Mixed Doctoral Research Grant, in the area of Media Arts and Communication Sciences under the FCT Research Grant Regulations (RBI) and the Research Grant Holder Statute (EBI). The grants will be funded by the Portuguese Foundation for Science and Technology (FCT) under the Collaboration Protocol for the Funding of Doctoral Research Fellowships within the European Universities Alliance for Film and Media Arts (FilmEU), signed between FCT and the Universidade Lusófona de Humanidades e Tecnologias. The work to be carried out under the scope of the grants will be hosted by the R&D Unit – CICANT – Research Centre for Applied Communication, Culture and New Technologies (ref: 5260)
Which Fields are Eligible?
Scientific field(s): Media Arts and Communication Sciences
What Type of Scholarship is this?
Who can apply?
The PhD Research Grant is intended for candidates already enrolled or candidates who meet the necessary conditions to enroll in one of the following PhD Programs in Media Art and Communication and PhD in Communication Sciences, who intend to develop research activities, leading to the award of a PhD academic degree, in the scope with the scientific work developed at CICANT and FilmEU Alliance.
5. Eligibility of applicants: The following are eligible to apply to this call: National citizens or citizens of other European Union Member States; Citizens of third countries; Stateless persons; Citizens benefiting from political refugee status.
5.1 Candidate Admission Requirements:
- Bachelor’s degree in the field of studies in communication sciences or arts;
- Master’s degree in the study area of communication sciences or arts;
- To live in Portugal permanently and habitually, a requirement applicable to both national and foreign citizens (applicable only to mixed type grants)
- Not to have benefited from a PhD or PhD in companies grant directly funded by FCT, regardless of its duration.
- Proficient knowledge of English
Which Countries are Eligible?
International esp applicants from Africa & other developing regions
Where will Award be Taken?
How Many Scholarships will be Given?
type and number of grant(s) to be awarded: 5 (five) Research grants for PhD students, 4 (four) national and 1 (one) mixed, reference COFAC/ULHT/FilmEU-FCT/2022.
What is the Benefit of Scholarship?
The amount of the SMM corresponds to the values established for each one of the types of Doctoral Research Scholarships, as per the table of values of the FCT, I.P. grants (Table of monthly maintenance allowances of the FCT I.P. Research Grants Regulations).
Reimbursement of Voluntary Social Insurance, corresponding to the 1st Step of the contributory base (for grants lasting 6 months or more) and Personal Accident Insurance.
How Long will Program Last?
The duration of the fellowships is, as a rule, annual, renewable up to a maximum of four years (48 months), and no fellowship may be granted for a period of less than 3 consecutive months. In the case of mixed grants, the period of the work plan taking place in a foreign institution may not exceed 24 months
How to Apply for Scholarship?