Benjamin Franklin Transatlantic Fellows Summer Institute

2020 Benjamin Franklin Transatlantic Fellowship Deadline: January 10, 2020 The U.S. State Department, Bureau of Cultural and Educational Affairs, and the U.S. Embassy in Lisbon are pleased to announce a summer institute for young Americans and Europeans. The initiative is named after the legendary American statesman and diplomat, Benjamin Franklin, in honor of the inspiration ...
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Exchange Program between U.S. and Portuguese Naval Academies

In 2015 the Superintendents (Directors) of the U.S. Naval Academy and Escola Naval established a cooperative engagement and investment in the future leaders of our two navies by establishing a semester exchange program. Each fall semester, two students from each naval academy participates in this exchange program.  For the U.S. Naval Academy, this also includes ...
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Ambassador George Glass hosts a reception for Portuguese Fulbright grantees

Ambassador and Mrs. Glass hosted the 2019 Fulbright reception at their residence on Wednesday, July 24. Close to one hundred guests, including the Minister of Science, Technology and Higher Education, Manuel Heitor, gathered to celebrate the 35 Portuguese grantees preparing to study in the United States. They were selected for the program last year and will ...
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Lisbon Hosts Gilman Scholars Summit

The U.S. Embassy and the Fulbright Commission in Portugal, in partnership with the USA Study Abroad Office, Institute of International Education, and the Gilman Program hosted one of the first Gilman Scholars Regional Career Summits from May 9 to 11 in Lisbon.  This three-day summit, funded by a grant from the USA Study Abroad Office, ...
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Women 2 Women Conference

Competition for the Women2Women conference 2018 is closed ----- Thank your for your interest ----- Deadline: April 16, 2018   The U.S. Embassy in Lisbon is pleased to announce a fully funded exchange opportunity for young women, ages 14-19.  This summer the Women2Women conference will take place in Boston, Massachusetts, in the United States, July 19-28, ...
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SiPN Winter Group of university students visit the Embassy

On January 12, 2018 a group of 28 university students from the Study in Portugal Network (SiPN) winter program visited U.S. Embassy, Lisbon to learn about what an Embassy does and current priorities for the Mission. These students came from the University of Rhode Island and Rhode Island School of Design.  They were welcomed by ...
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Bentley University-MBA program students at the US Embassy in Lisbon

On January 16, 2018 a group of 34 students from Bentley University -MBA Program visited the U.S. Embassy, Lisbon  namely to learn about what an Embassy does and current priorities for the Mission.  They were welcomed by the Deputy Chief of Mission, Herro Mustafa who explained the overall structure of the Embassy and the Mission’s key priorities. ...
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Study in Portugal Network students visit the US Embassy

On November 27, 2017 a group of eight American students who were participating in the Fall program of the Study in Portugal Network (SiPN) visited the Embassy in Lisbon to learn about its role and main initiatives. For the majority of them this was a very unique experience since they had the opportunity to learn ...
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FCT NOVA Challenge – powered by U.S. Embassy comes to an end

As part of our ongoing partnership with Nova University’s Faculty of Science and Technology through the American Corner program, on June 7, the Chargé d’Affaires Herro Mustafa awarded the first prize to the winning team of the 2017 edition of the FCT NOVA Challenge – powered by U.S. Embassy. FCT NOVA Challenge – powered by ...
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Chargé d’Affaires Herro Mustafa on her first visit to FCT-Nova

On June 5, as part of our ongoing partnership with Nova University’s Faculty of Science and Technology (FCT) through the American Corner program, the Chargé d’Affaires Herro Mustafa visited FCT and gave a talk entitled “Pursuing the American Dream”.  Ms. Mustafa spoke about her life story beginning as a child refugee from Iraqi-Kurdistan who came ...
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SUSI Alumni from Cal State University Chico State Reunite in Madeira

A group of 37 U.S. Government-sponsored Alumni from 30 different countries around the world who participated in the SUSI Secondary Educators Program at California State University, Chico gathered on the Island of Madeira, April 23-25 for a follow-up workshop.  The workshop reinforced skills the Alumni learned during their time studying abroad and application of those ...
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