The MIT Portugal Program, with the financial support of ESF – European Social Fund, under Programa Operacional Regional do Norte – Norte2020, announces a call for one PhD scholarships for Universidade do Minho, under the Bioengineering PhD program.

Field of study

The target population of the Bioengineering PhD program are graduates with an academic background in biological and biochemical engineering, molecular and cellular biology, biochemistry, biotechnology, pharmaceutical sciences or other areas related with bioengineering.

Application Period

The call for applications is open from 29th March to 12th April 2017.


The grant will last for 12 months (with possibility of renewal until September 2019), starting on May 2017.

Studentship and Fellowship Regulations of FCT are available here:

Submission of Applications

Applications must be sent to the following email address: bolsas (Contact person: Prof. Eugénio C. Ferreira). Please make sure to mark in the “Subject” field of your email “N2020 Bioengineering – CEB-BD-01-2017”.

Consult Eracareers site for more information.