There are currently 365,000 international students studying in Brazil. Of those, a large majority are Brazilian nationals who have chosen to study abroad. The cost of private school tuition in Brazil is quite high, averaging at $2,000 per year. However, public university tuition is completely free for all students, regardless of nationality. There are also a number of scholarships available for Brazilian students wishing to study abroad.
Brazil Scholarships Partnership Program for Education and Training – OAS
The Organization of American States, in partnership with the Brazilian government, is offering full scholarships for eligible Master's and Doctorate students from select Brazilian universities. The scholarships will cover tuition for 2-4 years, and also include a settlement allowance of $1,200 and free access to online or in-person language lessons.
This scholarship program is designed to promote education and training opportunities for Brazilians who are interested in pursuing a career in public service. It is an excellent opportunity for those who wish to gain international experience and expand their knowledge base.
Eligible candidates must be Brazilian citizens between the ages of 18 and 35, have a minimum GPA of 3.0, and be proficient in English or Portuguese. This scholarship provides full tuition for 2-4 years for a Master's or Doctorate at select Brazilian Universities, as well as a $1,200 settlement allowance and free access to online or in-person language lessons.
Direct Doctoral Scholarship in Physics at USP
The University of São Paulo is now accepting applications for a full doctoral scholarship in physics. This four-year scholarship will cover the full amount of tuition and fees for a Ph.D. in Physics at the University of São Paulo.
This scholarship is available to students who have knowledge in X-ray scattering, diffraction, programming, or structural molecular biology. Candidates who are shortlisted for the scholarship will be interviewed by the selection committee.
This scholarship is open to Brazilian students only. If you are interested in applying for this scholarship, please submit your application by the deadline.
Direct Doctoral Scholarship in Computer Systems
The University of São Paulo is offering two Direct Doctoral Scholarships in Computer Systems for full-time study leading to a Ph.D. degree.
Eligible applicants must have a strong academic record and hold a bachelor's or master's degree in computer science, engineering, or a related field from an accredited institution. To apply, candidates must submit a CV, academic transcript, and two Letters or Recommendation.
This scholarship provides full funding for four years of study, including tuition, monthly stipend, health insurance, and travel allowances. Successful candidates will be expected to maintain good academic standing and make satisfactory progress towards the completion of their degree.
Applications are now open and will be accepted on a rolling basis until the positions are filled.
Experimental Medicine Research Cluster Postdoctoral Fellowship
The Chan-Zuckerberg Initiative is pleased to announce the availability of a postdoctoral fellowship for experimental medicine research at Universidade Estadual de Campinas. The successful candidate will be based in the Department of Systems Biology and will work on a project focused on high-resolution profiling of body fat immune cells in Brazilian populations.
This is an exciting opportunity for a researcher with a PhD in systems biology, bioinformatics, or computational biology to gain experience in cutting-edge medical research while also contributing to improving the health of underserved populations in Brazil. The candidate that is successful will have excellent academic records, experience with high-throughput data analysis, and programming skills in Java, Python, or Bash. Scholarships for Brazilian students are available.
If you are interested in applying for this position, please send your CV and cover letter to Dr. Ricardo Soares at rsoares_at_unicamp_dot_br.
So, if you are a Brazilian student looking for an opportunity to study abroad, be sure to check out the scholarships that are available to you. With a little bit of research, you will be able to find the perfect scholarship that will help you achieve your academic goals. Good luck!