PALCUS National Scholarship, USA

Applications for the PALCUS National Scholarship Program are now being accepted. This scholarship is exclusively open to college or university students of Portuguese ancestry. They must be legal residents of the United States. Five winners will be selected to receive $1,000 award. The closing date of application is 31 July 2017.

Scholarship Description
PALCUS has established a national, merit-based scholarship program to full-time students who are attending a baccalaureate or graduate degree program. The program is intended to support outstanding undergraduate and graduate college students of Portuguese ancestry toward fulfilling their higher education goals.

Award Value
Five (5) PALCUS Scholarship awards of $1,000 each.

Level and Area of Studies
College or university level in any field.

Place of Study
In the United States of America.

Eligibility and Criteria

  • Be a U.S. citizen or a permanent legal U.S. resident (proof of I551 card with no restrictions required)
  • Attest to personal Portuguese ancestry of an aggregate of least 25%, i.e. total Portuguese ancestry of the applicant
  • Be a full-time student attending a baccalaureate or graduate degree program at an accredited college or university in the United States and
  • Have attained a cumulative Grade Point Average (GPA) of a minimum of 3.0.

Applicants’ Nationality
The U.S. citizens are welcome to apply.

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Application Instruction
Please download and complete the application form at the link below.

Submission Deadline
31 July 2016.

Contact Details
Questions may be directed to Elisabete Martins at or 202-466-4664.

Website and Application Link

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