“Education is the only way to build and sustain hope for the future” (Jorge Sampaio, Chairman of the Global Platform for Syrian Students)
Applications for 2017-2018 scholarships NOW CLOSED (Update)
UPDATE : Many thanks to all students who have applied to our scholarship programme. We are touched by your trust on us.
However as more than 2000 applications were received, there is a slight delay in processing the files.
We hope to get to you soon. Shortlisted students will receive a personal feed-back by SEPTEMBER, 4.
Sorry for any inconvenience that this delay may cause but we are doing our best.
"Ihssan arrived at the Department of Civil Engineering (DECivil) of the University of Aveiro (UA) in 2014. He left Syria and a war that wanted to kill his future. Today he completed his Master's degree in Civil Engineering with the presentation and defense of the internship report he held at Mota-Engil. It had 18 values."
In Algarve, Tarek a Pharmacy student at the University of Algarve participated in a meeting with primary school children to share is experience of being a student in Portugal, speak about his beloved country and his dream of going back one day and help rebuild future Syria.
"I am really grateful for giving me this opportunity to meet and exchange ideas with academic professors and professionals in my field."
“The gesture is very simple: I must decorate President Jorge Sampaio. It’s hard because he has almost all decorations of the country, but it must be – yes of course - because it’s a way of saying thank you. We admire, we love you, but we trust. Your’re there and you’ll be there working together with all those institutions and people for peace, for solidarity, for social justice, for knowledge, for science, for culture, for the future”, said Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa, President of the Portuguese Republic