The Aga Khan Education Board informs that applications for the AKES Scholarship for the 2021/22 school year are open until the September 10th of 2021.


The AKES Scholarship programme is for students who are applying to national Universities of reference. The selection criteria and the requirements are the following:

Selection criteria

  • Genuine financial needs;
  • Merit/excellence;
  • Coherent professional career plan;
  • Institution, degree and job prospects;
  • Extra-curricular activities and community work should also be mentioned in the application.


  • Belong to the Portuguese Jurisdiction;
  • Applying for undergraduate degree;
  • Not having started the degree to which the candidate is applying.

In order to submit your application you must request the application form through the e-mail: [email protected].

For more information or questions, please contact the Nactional Councial Secretariat ([email protected]) or the AKEB Team ([email protected]).

Note: Application for Masters or PHDs will not be accepted.