Grants & Fellowships - Undergraduates

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...

Foreign Language and Area Studies Awards

Foreign Language and Area Studies (FLAS) Fellowships provide funding to students to encourage the study of critical and less commonly taught foreign languages in combination with area studies, international studies or international aspects of professional studies. These fellowships are funded by grants from the U.S. Department of Education under Title VI of the Higher Education Act of 1965, as amended, and the Higher Education Opportunity Act of 2008. The purpose of the FLAS program is to promote the training of students who intend to make their careers in college or...

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.

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