Grants & Fellowships

The Center for Portuguese Studies at UC Berkeley provides grants and fellowships for faculty research involving the Portuguese community, for PhD dissertation research focused on Portugal, and to undergraduate and graduate students of Portuguese descent.

Students in Portugal

grants for UC Berkeley Students and Faculty

Pinto-Fialon Scholarships and Fellowships (Graduate and Undergraduate)

With the support of the Pinto-Fialon Fund, the Center for Portuguese Studies offers fellowships to doctoral students embarking on dissertations focused on Portugal, and administers scholarships to undergraduate students of Portuguese descent.

Eligibility: 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/...

Luso-American Financial Prize for Portuguese Studies (Undergraduates)

Founded in 2017, The Luso-American Financial Program for Luso-American Studies promotes research and the study of the Portuguese-American experience. In this context, the Luso-American Financial and the Center for Portuguese Studies are pleased to announce a prize of $250 to be awarded to the best paper or thesis on a Portuguese Studies topic (broadly defined) written by a UC Berkeley undergraduate in their senior year.

Papers must be nominated by a faculty member by May 15.

With questions, please contact csp@berkeley.edu

Luso-American Financial Grant for Portuguese Studies (Graduate Students)

Founded in 2017, The Luso-American Financial Program for Luso-American Studies promotes research and the study of the Portuguese-American experience. In this context, the Luso-American Financial and the Center for Portuguese Studies are pleased to announce a competition for a research grant of $500 for Graduate Students in the fields of Portuguese-American Studies at UC Berkeley.

Travel may be supported to Portugal or other destinations directly related to research on Portuguese-American topics, such as travel within North America for research on Portuguese...

Center for Portuguese Studies Awards (Graduate and Undergraduate)

Center for Portuguese Studies Research/Language Study Awards support student research in Portugal and/or attendance at language and language/culture institute summer programs. Grants are intended specifically to defray travel costs to Portugal, including the archipelagos of the Azores and Madeira.

Eligibility: These grants are open (on a competitive basis) to all full-time Berkeley students, graduate and undergraduate. Any University of California, Berkeley student, regardless of origin, is eligible to apply for these grants. Fluency in...

Berkeley-Portugal Research Fellowship

The UC Berkeley Institute of European Studies and its Center for Portuguese Studies are pleased to announce the Berkeley-Portugal Research Fellowship for 3 months of research in all fields at any Portuguese university.

This fellowship is offered in cooperation with the Luso-American Development Foundation (FLAD). Successful applicants who intend to stay in Lisbon will be offered the opportunity to register for FLAD's SiPN program, which offers affordable housing options.

Applicants must be registered students at UC Berkeley for the entire...

Ana Hatherly Graduate Research Grant

Founded in 2017, the Ana Hatherly Chair promotes the work of one of the most important and multifaceted Portuguese poets, Ana Hatherly. In this context, Camões, Instituto da Cooperação e da Língua and the Center for Portuguese Studies are pleased to announce a competition for a UC Berkeley graduate student research grant in the field of Portuguese Studies (broadly defined) of $1,000. This is a one-time grant that may be combined with other Center for Portuguese Studies and IES grants.

Eligibility: All research topics in the field of Portuguese...

Ana Hatherly Faculty Research Grant

Founded in 2017, the Cátedra Ana Hatherly promotes the work of one of the most important and multifaceted Portuguese poets, Ana Hatherly. In this context, Camões, Instituto da Cooperação e da Língua and the Center for Portuguese Studies are pleased to announce a competition for a UC Berkeley faculty research grant in the field of Portuguese Studies (broadly defined) of $1,000.

Eligibility: All research topics in the field of Portuguese Studies (broadly defined) qualify, but preference will be given to applicants intending to do research relating to Ana...

GRANTS FOR PORTUGUESE RESEARCHERS

The Luso-American Development Foundation (FLAD), in partnership with the Center for Portuguese Studies, supports Portuguese doctoral students wishing to conduct research at UC Berkeley.