The inaugural session of the academic year of the Lisbon Consortium took place at Universidade Católica, last friday, November 3, with the presence of Prof. Isabel Capeloa Gil, Rector of UCP and Director of the Lisbon Consortium, Prof. Nelson Ribeiro, Dean of the School of Human Sciences, and the special guest and speaker, Mr. Miguel Honrado, Secretary of State for Culture, partners, students and faculty members of the program.

It was also time for the awarding of the Lisbon Consortium scholarships.

The Millennium bcp Foundation Grant was awarded by Ms. Fátima Dias to Diana Ferreira,  second-year student of the Master’s Program in Culture Studies and Ana Rita Folgado, first-year student of the Master’s Program in Culture Studies. The Millennium BCP Foundation Scholarship for the Lisbon Consortium aims at funding Portuguese students in the Master’s program in Culture Studies through 2 scholarships. These scholarships consist in a  tuition reduction, amounting to 4.020 euros (over 2 years).

The EDP Foundation International Granta was awarded by Mr. António Soares to Gregor Taul, second-year student of the Doctoral Program in Culture Studies. The EDP Foundation International Grant for the Lisbon Consortium aims at funding research conducted by an international PhD student in the Culture Studies program. The scholarship, in the amount of 5.000 (euros), is directed to tuition payment.

After the awards, Mr. Miguel Honrado gave a lecture about his professional life in the world of culture and shared his vision about the future challenges.

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