AWARDS OF THE PORTUGUESE PROGRAM FOR THE ACADEMIC YEAR 2017/2018
The Portuguese Program of the University of Toronto is strongly committed to supporting outstanding students admitted to its academic program. Awards offered by different sponsors aim to recognize the academic excellence of students, offering not only valuable opportunities to learn the Portuguese language in a context of immersion but also a relevant financial aid to support their studies.
MERIT AWARD Pedro da Silva
Sponsored by Caixa Geral de Depósitos
Awarded to the student with the highest final mark, currently enrolled in a 100-level language course.
The recipient of the award receives $ 750.
MERIT AWARDS Academia do Bacalhau
Sponsored by Academia do Bacalhau de Toronto
Awarded to the two students with the highest final mark in the specialist/major and minor programs in Portuguese, respectively.
Each recipient receives $ 750, totalling $ 1500.
AWARD LEARNING PORTUGUESE IN LISBON
FLY WITH TAP AND LEARN WITH CIAL
Sponsored by CIAL-Centro de Línguas and TAP Portugal
The recipient of the award receives a trip to Lisbon, and a 60-hour Portuguese language course in CIAL (http://www.learnportugueseinportugal.com/en/), during the Summer.
Students who can apply for the prize: students who are enrolled in any course of the Portuguese program, in the academic year 2017/2018.
For an application to be considered complete, applicants are required to send, until March 9, the following documents via e-mail, to firstname.lastname@example.org, and with the subject LPL 2017/2018:
i) a Merit Award motivation letter in English (max. one page, Times New Roman, 1.5 space;
ii) a Curriculum Vitae in English (max. one page);
iii) a 2-minute video about Lisbon, in Portuguese, and with subtitles in English.
The results will be communicated 2 weeks after the deadline.
Committee: Laura Colantoni, Juan Carlos Osornio, Manuela Marujo, Ana Paula Ribeiro.