NUEVO – Becas de Investigación para Extranjeros (Gulbenkian).

Research scholarships for foreigners on Portuguese Culture


These scholarships aim at supporting the research carried out, in Portugal, by foreign individuals, within the framework of a doctoral or for the publication of a book on Portuguese culture, in the following areas: Literature, History, History of Art, Political Science.

Online application calendar:

1st to 31st March (until 11:59pm GMT).

Grant duration:

The grants will be awarded for a maximum period of ten months and should be used preferably between September and the end of June. The grants are not renewable.

Eligibility criteria:

The Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation awards study grants in Portugal to foreign post-graduate students.


The application form (and all documents referred in article 6 of the Regulation) must be submitted online.

  • Fill out the form below and submit it online;
  • keep the file number automatically assigned;
  • then login to and attach the required documents (pdf or jpg, up to 2Mb)  mentioned in the Regulation. The application will be complete.

Before submitting the application, please check all the eligibility criteria and read the general regulations.

To prevent difficulties in the submission process, avoid presenting the application during the last days.


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