Applying to the Program
Applications for MIT Portugal Program PhD, MSc and Advanced Courses are now OPEN for the academic year 2014/2015.
The International Doctoral Programs in Bioengineering Systems; Leaders for Technical Industries; Sustainable Energy Systems and Transportation Systems were selected under the Call from Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia, IP (FCT,IP), through which 10 scholarships per year per program are attributed to selected candidates. [Announcement of the call in English] [Edital do concurso em Português].
The following instructions refer to the application call for the 2014/15 academic year.
Deadlines for submitting your applications:
The Application Form
Returning to the form on more than one visit: If you use a private computer and have cookies enabled, you should not need to re-enter your user name and password; you should simply be able to click on "MIT Portugal Application" and access your form (which will include any data you entered previously). If you use a public computer, you must enter your username and password each time you access the form.
The application form prompts you to attach the following (your application will not be considered without them):
Letters of Reference
Each candidate must submit two letters of reference. Each focus area has an email address to which these letters must be sent:
Provide your two referees with the email address for the program to which you are applying. The referees, not th applicants, must send the reference letters before the applications' deadline and following the reference letter template here provided. The letters should be printed on official stationery of the institution at which the referee works, and must include a URL for the institution so the affiliation can be confirmed. The letters must be signed by the referee and then attached to an email sent to one of the email addresses listed above. It is the candidate's responsibility to ensure that MIT Portugal receives both letters before the applications' deadline.
The MIT Portugal Program has an equal opportunity policy. We aim to ensure that no applicant receives less favorable consideration on the grounds of gender, marital status, race, age, color, nationality, ethnic origin or religious belief. We welcome applications from people with disabilities.