CEI-Iscte is pleased to announce that the Call for PhD Scholarships for PALOP + EAST TIMOR (MCTES/MNE) is open.

The call will run until January 15, 2024, and the CEI-Iscte will receive expressions of interest to be a host institution until December 15, 2023.

The total number of scholarships to be awarded is 30 (thirty), with the following allocation by country: Angola: 6 scholarships; Cape Verde: 6 scholarships; Guinea-Bissau: 6 scholarships; Mozambique: 6 scholarships; São Tomé and Príncipe: 4 scholarships; East Timor: 2 scholarships.

Doctoral Research Grants are intended for those who are already enrolled, or meet the conditions necessary to enroll, in a study cycle leading to a doctoral degree, and who wish to carry out research activities leading to that degree.

Candidate Admissibility Requirements

  • Applicants must have cumulative nationality and reside in the following CPLP countries: Angola, Cape Verde, Guinea-Bissau, Mozambique, São Tomé and Príncipe and East Timor;
  • Not have benefited from a doctoral research grant directly funded by the FCT, regardless of its duration;
  • Not hold a doctoral degree.

To submit your expression of interest to CEI-Iscte, and associate us as a host institution of your proposal, you must send the following documents by December 15, 2023:

  • Motivation letter justifying the choice of CEI-Iscte as host institution and indicating the doctoral program to which you are applying, as well as the CEI-Iscte supervisor
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Work program (even if it’s still under construction), including:
    • Main scientific area applied for;
    • Title of the work program
    • Four keywords (maximum of 4)
    • Summary (maximum 200 words)
    • State of the art (maximum 500 words)
    • Objectives (maximum 200 words)

Candidates will be contacted by December 20th, after the CEI-Iscte Scientific Committee has analysed the proposals.

If you have any suggestions, questions or need support, please do not hesitate to contact us via e-mail: doutoramentos.cei@iscte-iul.pt.

See the FCT website for more information here.