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Santander-UC Awards


Santander-Future Scholarships

Clique para mais informação... Applications: from 9th to 16th July
Scholarship recipients: UC Portuguese Students

1. Number and amount of the Scholarships

I – One hundred monetary Scholarships will be awarded pertaining to the academic year 2020/2021.

II – The amount of each awarded Scholarship will be 1,000 euros.

2. Eligibility Criteria, and Weighing and Seriation Criteria

I – Pursuant to the Regulation on the General Provisions of the Santander-Future Scholarships, the mandatory eligibility conditions are:

a) A valid registration at the adherent Higher Education Institution for at least 30 ECTS credits, except for a situation concerning a course completion.
b) Academic Merit. The applicants should show an exceptional successful academic performance in the academic year previously attended.
   b.1) At the University of Coimbra the assessment of the academic merit takes into account two sub-criteria:
      - The best average obtained in the previous academic year;
      - Greater number of completed ECTS credits.
c) A proven need for financial support in order to proceed the studies in the 1st and 2nd Cycle of Higher Education.
d) Portuguese Nationality at the time of the beginning of the previous academic year (1st September).

II – The eligibility and seriation conditions defined as Particular Dispositions in the University of Coimbra, in accordance with no. 2 and no. 10 of the Regulation on the General Dispositions of the Santander-Future Scholarships, are the following:

a) Annual personal or family per capita income, according to the Financial Statement of 2020 (IRS), equal or below 22 times the amount of the Social Support Index (IAS) currently in force, thus corresponding to the total amount of € 9,653.82 (Nine thousand, six hundred and fifty three euros, and eighty two cents) concerning the Editions of this Programme in 2020/2021.
b) Applicant who is displaced more than 50 km from his/her home, and has to ensure in Coimbra all his/her expenses inherent in the accommodation and other subsistence needs.
c) A disability equal to or higher than 60 per cent.

3. Application Deadline

I – The application begins on 9th July and takes place until 16th July.

II – The application is carried out at the Santander platform, at and subsequently at InforEstudante by using the request to that purpose -  “[Alun@s] Application to a ‘UC Santander-Future’ Scholarship”.

4. Documents to be presented

In order to formalise their application, Students must submit the following documents:

a) Annual Financial Statement concerning 2020 that includes the name and the Individual Tax Number (NIF) of the applicant (mandatory).
b) Supporting document of residency outside the period of classes and that the student belongs to the household, which is obtained at the Parish Councils or the Tax and Customs Authority (mandatory).
c) Supporting document of residency in the period of classes (mandatory).
d) Supporting document of the disability equal to or higher than 60 per cent, if applicable.
e) Declaration concerning other Scholarships or Awards if the student benefited from one in the previous academic year (mandatory).

Note: The non-submission of the documents by means of both Platforms (Santander and InforEstudante), can be a reason for exclusion. Students must enter their complete data and attach the required documents in each of the plartforms.

Santander-UC Awards of Pedagogical Innovation

Clique para mais informação...Applications: from 8th to 23rd October 2020
Award recipients: UC Professors
Regulation on the Santander-UC Awards for Pedagogical Innovation