Grant to support the participation of U.S. speakers in seminars, workshops, and conferences in Portugal, organized by Portuguese institutions.

In order to foster an exchange of knowledge between the two scientific communities, and to solidify a long-lasting relationship between Portuguese and North-American institutions, FLAD provides grants aimed at promoting the arrival of North-American speakers in Portugal.

FLAD grants a total or partial allowance for travel and/or expenses during the stay of speakers in Portugal, up to a maximum amount of 1,200€ per speaker and up to a total amount of 2,500€ per request.


Applications must be submitted by the Portuguese Institution that organizes the event, containing the following elements:

  • Meeting agenda;
  • Budget of the meeting discriminating expenses and revenues, with an indication of co-sponsors;
  • A short bio for each speaker from the U.S.

Deadlines for submission of applications:

Applications must be made 4 months before the start date of the Portuguese conference that intends to receive a North-American speaker. Therefore, the application deadlines for seminars, workshops, and conferences in Portugal start at:

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