Funding by Fundação para a Ciência e Tecnologia (FCT)

Do*Mar was funded by FCT with a package of 30 Ph. D. scholarships, which have all been awarded in previous editions. Several Portuguese research centres associated to Do*Mar are working with FCT to secure additional funding. Any future grants available will be announced as appropriate.

Currently, there are no grants available.

Ph. D. studentship stipends and the specific complementary support are detailed in the Regulations for Research Grants of the Foundation for Science and Technology ( The rights and obligations of the grantees are described in the Portuguese Scientific Research Fellow Statute (


Important notice:

Only Ph. D. students enrolled in Portuguese universities are eligible for a Do*Mar-FCT grant. Additionally, in order to be eligible for a Do*Mar-FCT grant the students need to demonstrate that they reside in Portugal at the time of application.


Funding by Xunta de Galicia

Details on the Xunta de Galica grants are available here.


Important notice:

Only Ph. D. students enrolled in Galician universities are eligible for a Xunta de Galicia grant.