CPS Pinto-Fialon Graduate Fellowships - multi year

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Eligibility: Students entering full-time in regular graduate degree programs at UC Berkeley who are Portuguese (defined as Portuguese citizens) or of Portuguese descent (defined as being at least 1/4 Portuguese) are eligible. Students must be accepted into a regular PhD or Masters degree program through the regular competitive application process to be eligible for a Pinto-Fialon fellowship.

Deadline: March 31st
Departments with student admission dates after the deadline should advise PSP and Graduate Division.

Students must be nominated by the departments recommending them for admission to the graduate program. 

Cover Letter

A cover letter from the departmental admissions committee chair or other designated faculty member stating the following:

  1. that the applicant qualifies as a Portuguese citizen or is a US citizen of Portuguese descent (defined as being at least 1/4 Portuguese),
  2. that the department has recommended the student for admission to a graduate degree program,
  3. what other sources of financial support have been secured or are anticipated for the student,
  4. and evaluating the applicant’s academic potential. 
Files must be less than 2 MB.
Allowed file types: pdf doc docx odt.

Additional Elements of Application

Copies of the following elements of the admissions application form:

  1. statement of purpose,
  2. statement of research interest (if required by the department),
  3. reference letters,
  4. GRE scores (if GREs are required by the nominating department),
  5. transcripts from previous university studies (scanned photocopies acceptable). 
Files must be less than 2 MB.
Allowed file types: pdf doc docx odt.
Files must be less than 2 MB.
Allowed file types: pdf doc docx odt.
Combine reference letters into one file
Files must be less than 2 MB.
Allowed file types: pdf doc docx odt.
Combine all transcripts into one file
Files must be less than 2 MB.
Allowed file types: pdf doc docx odt.

Requests for further information should be addressed to the PSP via the contact information below:

Portuguese Studies Program
207 Moses Hall, MC 2316                       
Berkeley, CA 94720-2316

510.643.0980 (phone message)
510.643.3372 fax

psp@berkeley.edu

Institute of European Studies
207 Moses Hall, #2316
University of California
Berkeley, CA  94720-2316

ies@berkeley.edu

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