The Portuguese Education Foundation of Central California is bringing attention to the Universidade Católica Portuguesa’s (UCP) offersing of five (5) Católica Fellowships to Portuguese American (CFPA) students seeking undergraduate or Masters level degrees in any field of knowledge.
The CFPA Fellowships are merit based fellowships awarded to American students of Portuguese descent, who wish to seek a degree at Universidade Católica Portuguesa.
The fellowship consists in a full tuition waiver tenable for 36 months for an undergraduate degree (48 months for a degree in Law), or for 24 months for a Master degree, provided the grantee keeps an excellent academic record. The student, in order to continue receiving the scholarship for the second year, should successfully complete a minimum number (depending on the program followed) of courses during the first year, and have obtained a minimum GPA of 15 (on a scale of zero to twenty).
The CFPA fellowship is worth up to 6333€/academic year.
All remaining costs (housing, living expenses, traveling, health insurance, etc.) are the student’s responsibility.
The fellowship is awarded to applicants for undergraduate degrees and M.A. and MSc degrees in every field of knowledge.
Applicant check list:
– Motivation letter, detailing how the academic program and their overall educational plans will prepare them for their chosen career goal;
– Official transcripts;
Please provide an official transcript from each educational institution attended.
– Demonstrated potential for a commitment to a career in the chosen education field;
– Academic performance.
Applications due: January 31st, 2019
Selection committee meeting: February 2019
Results: February/March 2019
Successful applicants for undergraduate degrees must provide official transcripts/ proof of secondary school conclusion with the expected grade by June 30, 2019
For more information on Católica Fellowships please contact or visit:
Visit Portuguese Education Foundation of Central California
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