Grant for Portuguese PhD students who have been accepted at the University of California, Berkeley, in all scientific fields.

In order to contribute to the development of the Portuguese scientific and academic community, FLAD, in partnership with theCenter for Portuguese Studiesof the University of California, Berkeley, will award two grants of 20,000 dollars each to two Portuguese doctoral candidates accepted and enrolled at UC Berkeley.

The support is intended to finance the first year of studies of these doctoral candidates and will be awarded in equal parts by FLAD and the Pinto-Fialon Fund of the University of California, Berkeley.

Applications for the academic year 2021/2022

Grant Value

The total amount of the grant is worth $ 20.000.00 for each student:

Documentation required:

Applicants must submit the following documents:

The grant will be formalized and paid upon presentation of proof of the PhD student’s enrollment at the University of California, Berkeley.


  • The application period runs until the 31st of May of 2021.
  • A report shall be sent to FLAD within 90 days after the conclusion of the grant period.
  • The result of the selection will be communicated to applicants by e-mail address by June 15th, 2021.

Applications should be sent to the following

Good luck and see you soon!