|Type Of Funding||Scholarship|
|Type of Degree||Doctorate|
|Field Of Study||Chemical Sciences,Earth Sciences|
|Value||$17 640 - $38 400|
|Universities||any Canadian University|
Graduate Scholarship Description
Ciência sem Fronteiras (CsF) is a large-scale nationwide scholarship program primarily funded by the Brazilian federal government with support from the private sector.
The main goal of the initiative is to promote the consolidation and expansion of science, technology and innovation in Brazil by means of international exchange and mobility. In placing both undergraduate and graduate students as well as researchers from Brazil in international institutions of excellence around the world, and in inviting their counterparts to Brazil, the strategy aims to create a highly competitive and entrepreneurial environment.
With over 100,000 scholarships to be awarded between 2012 and 2016, the program is a joint initiative of Brazil’s Ministry of Education (MEC) and the Ministry of Science,Technology and Innovation (MCTI) through their respective funding agencies – CAPES (the Brazilian Federal Agency for Support and Evaluation of Graduate Education) and CNPq (the National Council for Scientific and Technological Development), representing an investment of close to $2 billion over the four year period.
The Canadian Bureau for International Education (CBIE) in collaboration with the Association of Universities and Colleges of Canada (AUCC) and Languages Canada has an agreement with CAPES and CNPq to administer the majority of the Canadian Ciência sem Fronteiras scholarships. Dedicated CsF staff at CBIE are managing these scholarships.
Their services include the Canadian application process, student placement, and orientation sessions. CBIE will also be responsible for the payment of tuition fees to Canadian institutions on behalf of CAPES and/or CNPq.
Scholarship awarded on basis of :
Additional important information
The Language Component
Students who require language training will usually complete a maximum of one semester of English as a second language or French as a second language, and, if required, they may take one additional language course during their academic term.
The Academic Component
Students who have completed one semester of language training, or who do not require any language training will enter into full-time academic study, which equals a minimum of four academic courses. All students will complete two academic semesters.
The Research or Industry Placement
All students will complete a mandatory research or industry placement. When possible, the research or industry placement will be provided by the university; otherwise it will be provided by CBIE or through a third party.
To apply: Contact Or Go Here
The Canadian Bureau for International Education
220 Laurier Avenue West, Suite 1550
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada K1P 5Z9
Phone: (613) 237-4820
Fax: (613) 237-1073
Email: [email protected]
Students looking for admission into the Canada-Brazil Ciência sem Fronteiras Scholarship Program will be identified based on merit. To be considered for a scholarship candidates must:
be citizens of Brazil;
be currently registered in an undergraduate program in a university in Brazil;
have completed at least 20%, but no more than 90% of their required degree in Brazil;
must demonstrate a consistently high level of academic performance; and
be proficient in English or in French.
Candidates must also agree to remain in Brazil for double the number of months that they will have studied in Canada upon completion of their study abroad program.
Application forms (if available)
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