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Refugees Initiative

Pope Francis Social Support Fund

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INSTITUTION RESPONSIBLE FOR THE INITIATIVE

Universidade Católica Portuguesa

COUNTRY

Portugal

CITY

Lisbon

Address

Universidade Católica Portuguesa
Reitoria
Palma de Cima
1649-023 Lisboa
Portugal

TYPOLOGY

- Financial support for refugee students

TARGET GROUPS

- Newly arrived refugees
- Refugees of second generation

DESCRIPTION AND METHODOLOGIES

The Fund is mainly directed at migrants and refugees who meet the necessary academic conditions, and wish to live in Portugal.
The Fund may be destined to: the purchase of books and other school supplies; meals; accommodation expenses; clothing or transportation, health-related expenses, scholarships; reduction or exemption of fees, registration fee; legal support for students in need, and psychosocial support.

The beneficiaries of the Fund assume a moral commitment, after the conclusion of the cycle of studies and in a way to be agreed upon, to restore the amounts received according to their economic conditions, in order to benefit other students.