The Center for Portuguese Studies at UC Berkeley offers fellowships to doctoral students embarking on dissertations focused on Portugal and administers scholarships and fellowships for study at UC Berkeley to students of Portuguese descent. Fellowships and fellowships are supported by the Pinto-Fialon Fund. Read more about philanthropists Arthur Ferreira Pinto and Annette Fialon.
The Pinto/Fialon Scholarships (undergraduate) and Fellowships (graduate) are open to Portuguese-American and Portuguese students at UC Berkeley (Portuguese-American students are defined as having at least one Portuguese grandparent.) To be eligible for Pinto/Fialon support, applicants must complete the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) form (available at any Financial Aid Office) so that their financial need may be determined; continuing students should have already received the FAFSA renewal applications. International students are not required to complete this form.
Application deadline is May 15.