Apply for a scholarship for higher education
These scholarships aim to co-fund the education costs of students with fewer financial resources. The application for the scholarships is carried out online.
The scholarships are granted annually and paid monthly, by the State, within the scope of the educational social action. To be entitled to one, you must prove that your household is not economically able to pay the studies.
Access the student’s reserved area on the DGES website
Free of charge
Apply through the 'Apply now' button
Who can Apply for a scholarship for higher education?
The public or private higher education students.
Where can you Apply for a scholarship for higher education?
To apply, you shall need to have with you:
- the Citizen Card or the identification document + the tax payer card + the Segurança Social (Social Security) number of all members of your household
- the last Personal Income Tax statement of your household
- your IBAN.
What is the Price to Apply for a scholarship for higher education?
It is free of charge.
How can you Apply for a scholarship for higher education?
Access the student’s reserved area on the DGES website, enter your credentials (user code and password) and submit the application. The application for a scholarship may only be carried out online. During the application, you shall need to load some documents.
If you have applied for a scholarship in the past
If you applied for higher education on the same year
If you stated in your application for higher education that you intended to apply for a scholarship, use the link which has been sent by email, on the notification of receipt of application.
If the link is broken or if you did not receive the credentials to apply for a scholarship, you may obtain them by indicating your data.
If you cannot obtain your credentials through any of these ways, go to the Social Action Services (SAS) or to the Social Action Office of the higher education institution you are enrolled in and request the user code and password. You shall need to display your Citizen Card.