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Info Session: How to apply for a CMU Portugal Dual Degree Ph.D. Scholarship

At this online Info Session, we will walk you through the application process to a CMU Portugal Program Dual Degree Ph.D. scholarship, which will confer a Dual Degree Ph.D. both by Carnegie Mellon University and a partner Portuguese University. This session is an excellent opportunity to gather information on how to successfully submit your application to a CMU Portugal scholarship that will allow you to spend 3 years in Portugal and 2 years at Carnegie Mellon University.

A Call is currently open for 6 Scholarships in 7 different Ph.D. Programs: Computer Science, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Engineering and Public Policy, Human-Computer Interaction, Language Technologies, Robotics, or Software Engineering.

More about the 2022 Call here.

Session Agenda: 
  • 5′ – CMU Portugal National Co-Directors
    Welcome to the Session
  • 15′ – João Fumega, Megan Berty | CMU Portugal Coordination Office
    Overview of the CMU Portugal Dual Degree Ph.D. Programs and scholarship funding 
  • 20′ – Jessica Tomko, Assistant Director of Admissions, Electrical and Computer Engineering
    Jenn Landefeld, CSD Marketing & Communications Director and Manager of SCS Doctoral & Undergraduate Programs
    The application process at CMU
  • 10′ – Carla Viegas, CMU Portugal  Dual Degree Ph.D. candidate
    Experience and advice
  • 25′ – Q&A


Registration is free but mandatory for the online Info Session. On the day before the event, you will receive by email the login credentials to attend the Zoom Webinar.

Registration Form

Start date

Nov. 2, 2022

2:00 pm

End Date

Nov. 2, 2022

3:00 pm