Grants and awards
The University of Coimbra offers its students several possibilities for finding a scholarship or financial support to continue their education.
University of Coimbra Merit Scholarships
These scholarship are offered by Direcção-Geral do Ensino Superior, through the University of Coimbra.
Their stipend is equal to five minimum wages (in Portugal). The call for these scholarships runs between mid November and mid December. Among the students that receive these scholarships we find regularly students of the Department of Mathematics.
Programa Gulbenkian Novos Talentos em Matemática
This program is offered by Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian. It annually distinguishes university students in Mathematics that show a high academic merit. It is intended to develop mathematical skills and knowledge. This program offers scholarships to the best mathematical students in Portugal. From its origins, it has always distinguished students of the Department of Mathematics.
Award of Merit of the Department of Mathematics
The Mathematics Department of the University of Coimbra annually awards the Award of Merit to up to two students who have been ranked through the National Access application to the Mathematics BSc with a grade greater than or equal than 18.
João Farinha Award
The João Farinha Award is awarded every year by the Department of Mathematics of the University of Coimbra to the student who finishes the BSc in Mathematics with the highest final classification.
Renato Pereira Coelho Award
The Renato Pereira Coelho Award is awarded every year by the Department of Mathematics of the University of Coimbra to the student who finishes the Master in Mathematics with the highest final classification.