Scientific Initiation Scholarship (BIC) (1 vacancy) 2016

Reference: CIP-PSI / 04345/2013
Scientific area: Psychology

A call for tender for the award of a scientific initiation scholarship (BIC) is opened within the scope of the R&D institution, Research Center in Psychology at the Universidade Autónoma de Lisboa - CIP-UAL, under the reference CIP-PSI / 04345/2013 with financial support from the Foundation for Science and Technology (FCT) and the Ministry of Science, Technology and Higher Education (MCTES)

Mandatory admission requirements:

Psychology undergraduate student with minimum daily availability of 4h.

Preference criteria

Work plan:

Integration in research projects in the field of psychology; Field data collection; insertion of data in the database using specific software.

Applicable laws and regulations

The scholarship is awarded under Law nº 40/2004, of 18 August (Statute of the Scientific Research Fellow) and Regulation of Scholarships and Research of the Foundation for Science and Technology in force


The work will be developed at CIP-UAL - Psychology Research Center of the Autonomous University of Lisbon, Luís de Camões (a) and in the places indicated for data collection - Greater Lisbon area

Duration of the scholarship (s)

The scholarship will have a duration of 5 months, starting on 16 January 2016.

The scholarship contract can be renewed up to a maximum of 6 months.

Monthly maintenance allowance amount

Monthly maintenance allowance amount:

The scholarship amount corresponds to 385 € according to the table of scholarship values ​​directly attributed by FCT, IP in the country (

Criteria and selection procedure

Only the 10 candidates who obtained the highest average in the UCs of the degree will be considered for selection. The selection tests include the following elements:

Motivation letter (5%), curriculum evaluation (15%), knowledge tests (20%), tests
group (25%) and interview provision (35%)

Composition of the Selection Panel

Professor João Hipólito

Effective members: Doctor Tito Laneiro; Profª. Doctor Mónica Pires

Substitute member: Profª. Doctor Odete Nunes

Disclosure/announcement of results

The final results of the evaluation will be published in a public place on the website of the Autonomous University of Lisbon and the CIP-UAL, with all candidates notified by e-mail.

Application deadline

The competition is open from 30 November to 19 December.

Applications must be formalized, by sending an application email accompanied by documents, namely Curriculum Vitae, proof of enrollment and attendance in a 1st cycle course and letter of motivation, to the following address:

Appeal period

After a final decision has been made and candidates have been informed, appeals must be made within 15 working days, or sent to the highest executive body of the financing entity within 30 working days.


The information required above must be submitted on the EraCareers Portal's own form, in the fields provided for that purpose

More info here


Candidate Raquel Alexandra Ferreira Abreu was selected.

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