EducationUSA Portugal Pathway to Graduate School program is designed to help highly motivated and talented students submit competitive applications to graduate programs in the U.S. The Pathway to Graduate School program serves as a cohort advising platform for better preparation for admissions throughout the application process. This includes explanation of the U.S. education system and application process, tests preparation seminars, essay writing sessions and assignments, application advising, and much more. While this program does not guarantee admissions, it is designed to assist self-organized and independent students to improve chances of being admitted to graduate programs in U.S. universities. The program will consist on one two-hour monthly session over the course of six months starting in April 2020.

Fields of Study

All fields admitted.


– To have completed a Licenciatura degree or to be enrolled in the second or third year of a three-year Licenciatura program.
– Be interested in studying in the USA as a graduate student and be committed to apply to U.S. universities.
– Be an academically strong student with excellent grades.


A total of six sessions on each of the following months: May, June, July, September, October and November.

Selection Process

Evaluation of academic records and application essay, and interview.


Students may attend sessions physically or virtually.

How to apply

Download and fill out the application form, scan the transcripts of all your higher education studies, and send all these documents by email to You will be notified as soon as your application is received.


10am (Lisbon time) on April 30th, 2020.