Grants for the presentation of articles at conferences in the USA.

The Papers@USA grant aims to internationalize the scientific knowledge produced in Portugal and support the academic development of the participants.

Requests for support for poster submissions are not considered.

The grant will have a maximum value of 1,200 euros.


Individual applications will be accepted according to the following requirements:

  • Portuguese nationality or resident in Portugal;
  • Have experience with the English language;
  • To be a doctoral student, teacher or researcher from a Portuguese Higher Education institution and/or research center;
  • Submit a letter of recommendation from the Portuguese institution to which the candidate is linked;
  • Join the paper (or presentation slides, in case the conference does not require an extended paper), together with its proof of acceptance by the conference organization (if at the time of the application you do not have this document, you can send it up to 30 days after the closing of the open call to
  • The CV to be inserted may not exceed six A4 sheets.

Deadlines for submission of the applications

Applications must be made 4 months before the start date of the U.S. conference for which the participant was accepted. Therefore, the application deadlines for the presentation of papers at conferences in the USA begin at:

  • January 2022: Applications until 30 September 2021
  • February 2022: Applications until 31 October 2021
  • March 2022: Applications until 30 November 2021
  • April 2022: Applications until 31 December 2021
  • May 2022: Applications until 31 January 2022
  • June 2022: Applications until 28 February 2022
  • July 2022: Applications until 31 March 2022
  • August 2022: Applications until 30 April 2022
  • September 2022: Applications until 31 May 2022
  • October 2022: Applications until 30 June 2022
  • November 2022: Applications until 31 July 2022
  • December 2022: Applications until 31 August 2022

The results will be communicated up to 60 days after the deadline of the respective application.

The application must be submitted online.

Apply here.