CMU Portugal Visiting Students Program: Call for up to 8 visits to CMU in 2022

DEADLINE EXTENSION: The CMU Portugal Program has extended the application deadline for the Visiting Students initiative to  June 7th. 


A Call for applications to the CMU Portugal Visiting Students Program is open between May 2nd and May 31st, 2022. The initiative is aimed at 8 research visits to Carnegie Mellon University in 2022 and completed by December 31st. The call is launched under the CMU Portugal Program and funded by Fundação para a Ciência e Tecnologia (FCT).

The CMU Portugal Visiting Students Program will allow up to 8 talented masters and master’s students to immerse themselves in a research project at Carnegie Mellon. During 2 to 5 months, they have a chance to develop their knowledge and skills as researchers and explore new perspectives for graduate studies and career opportunities in cutting-edge ICT areas while being mentored by CMU’s leading faculty and researchers.

This mobility program is one of the key educational initiatives of the CMU Portugal partnership. The Visiting Students Program builds upon the success of the Undergraduate Internship Program initiated in 2014, which counted the participation of 41 students. Applicants must be pursuing a master’s degree and affiliated with a Portuguese Higher Education Institution or have finished their master’s degree in Portugal in Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) in the past two years. Candidates must also be Portuguese citizens or foreign citizens with permanent residence in Portugal, affiliated with a Portuguese Higher Education Institution or Research Lab.

The CMU Portugal Mobility Programs planned for 2020 and 2021 were suspended due to travel and health constraints caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.  In 2022 the Program is happy to relaunch this initiative and expects to grant all the 8 available scholarships.

Candidates should read carefully the Call for Visiting Students Announcement and apply through the online application form available on the Admissions and Scholarships page.