Level Of Study: Undergraduate , Masters , PhD degrees

Science without borders scholarship program

Science Without Borders (SWB) is a popular large-scale scholarship program funded by the Brazilian federal government.

The program aims to enhance international education through the international mobility of graduate students, researchers, post-doctoral encouraging research, innovation and exchange between Brazilian universities and colleges around the world.

The program is a joint effort of the Ministry of Education (MEC) and the Ministry of Science and Technology (MCT) through their respective funding agencies – CAPES and CNPq.

The applicant must meet the following requirements:

  • Be Brazilian or naturalized;
  • Be regularly enrolled in a higher education institution in Brazil in courses related to the priority areas of Science without Borders;
  • Have been assigned note of the National Examination of Secondary Education – ENEM – with at least 600 points considering the tests applied from 2009;
  • Possess good academic performance;
  • Have completed at least 20% and at most 90% of the planned curriculum for the undergraduate program.

Preference will be given in the standings in the event of a tie in ENEM to applicants who:

  • They were awarded prizes in scientific Olympiads in the country or abroad;
  • Have had or be utilizing any scientific or technological initiation of CNPq scholarship (PIBIC / PIBITI) or CAPES PIBID.

Key Disciplines accepted in the program

  • Engineering and other technological fields;
  • Exact and Earth Sciences;
  • Renewable energy;
  • Mineral Technology;
  • Training of technologists;
  • Biotechnology;
  • Oil, Gas and Coal;
  • Nanotechnology and New Materials;
  • Sustainable Agricultural Production;
  • Technology for Prevention and Mitigation of Natural Disasters;
  • Drugs;
  • Biodiversity and Bioprospecting
  • Aerospace Technology;
  • Marine Sciences;
  • Computer and Information Technology;
  • Creative Industry (focused on products and processes for technological development and innovation);
  • New Constructive Engineering Technologies;
  • Biology, Biomedical and Health Sciences;
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The Students will get

  • Free tuition;
  • Aid teaching materials
  • Air tickets;
  • Health insurance.

This scholarship is offered in Partnership with many universities around the world

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