Each member of our community has its own way. On a day-to-day basis, we want NOVA FCSH to support each student’s steps, promoting equal opportunities and the merit of their individual trajectory. Our services and regulatory tools are available to every student.

SASNOVA Services

The Social Welfare Services of the University (SASNOVA) provide direct social support, scholarships, and emergency aid to students of the 1st and 2nd Cycle.

The SASNOVA support systems also aid students in such fundamental needs as food supply, sports, accomodation and culture.

Merit Scolarships DGES

Merit scholarships are awarded annually by DGES to higher education institutions to reward students who, in the school year of the scholarship granting, have obtained exceptional accomplishments.


The Social Welfare Services of the University (SASNOVA) currently have three university residences, with a total of 452 beds, for the university students, with preference for Portuguese scholarship students and foreign students of mobility programs.