The Brazilian government's Brazil Scientific Mobility Program will provide scholarships to undergraduate students from Brazil for one year of study at colleges and universities in the United States. Scholarships will be given primarily to students in the Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) fields. Students in the program will return to Brazil to complete their degrees. The student application deadline for Fall 2013 is December 21, 2012. This initiative, administered by IIE, is part of the Brazilian government's larger effort to grant 100,000 scholarships for the best students from Brazil to study abroad at the world’s best universities. The program will provide a substantive exchange experience at a U.S. college or university to a diverse group of emerging Brazilian student leaders to widen the academic and research exchange between the U.S. and Brazil.

Eligibility Requirements

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  • Candidates must be citizens of Brazil.
  • Candidates must be currently attending college or university in Brazil.
  • Candidates should have completed 20% but no more than 90% of their required degree in Brazil.
  • Candidates must have superior academic abilities and well-rounded personalities. Transcripts should show a consistently high level of performance, indicative of good academic potential.
  • Candidates must be proficient in English. Candidates must submit TOEFL score report. IIE's institutional code is 2326. Select undergraduate as the department group.
  • Candidates must present official and translated transcripts from an institution recognized by the Ministry of Higher Education.
  • Candidates must agree to remain in Brazil for double the number of months that they studied in the U.S. when they complete the Program (an exception may be granted if the student graduates in Brazil and goes abroad for graduate study.)
  • Candidates that were admitted in HEI through ProUni or Sisu (Unified Selection System) with grades at ENEM higher than 600 have to present the proper documentation to prove participation in the program.
  • Candidates awarded honors/prizes at Jovem Cientista, CNPq Iniciação Cientifica – PIBIC or CAPES PIBID have to present the proper documentation to prove participation in the program.

Candidates should not apply to U.S. institutions independently and can select only one country for their program destination. Candidates who apply to schools on their own or to more than one country will be disqualified.

How to Apply

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Fall 2013 applicants must submit their application and all supporting documents to IIE by December 21, 2012.

Note: The Common Application lists the deadline as November 15, 2012. This deadline has been extended, and you can still submit your Common Application after this date.

During registration and submission of the Common Application for the Institute of International Education (IIE), please have the following instructions available:
Fall 2013 Application Instructions
Make sure you read the instructions before you register! If you have previously registered for the Common Application and have not followed the username and password conventions as listed, please provide your login information when you provide your Common App ID number.

To begin the online application, please use the following link:
IIE Common Application
When you login, the Institute of International Education may not appear in the "My Colleges" section of the Common Application, please click on this link again. It should then appear.

Additionally, please look over the following checklists when submitting your supporting documents to make sure your application is complete:
Fall 2013 Application Checklist
Before you begin, please note that you should NOT use any special characters (á, â, ã, à, é, ê, í, ó, ô, õ, ú, ç, ü, etc.) in your application. Any use of special characters will delay your application.

Additionally, please note when submitting documents through e-mail that your message should not exceed 10MB

Applicants MUST read all instructions carefully before completing the application. It is crucial that applications be carefully completed and fully documented. Incomplete applications will jeopardize the applicant's admission.

For more information please visit Ciencia Sem Fronteiras.

Note: Candidates should not apply to U.S. institutions independently and can select only one country for their program destination. Candidates who apply to schools on their own or to more than one country will be disqualified.

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Contact Information

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Molly Watkins
Director for International Affairs
Case Western Reserve University
10900 Euclid Avenue
Tomlinson, 1st Floor
Cleveland OH 44107-7031
216-368-2517
www.case.edu/international
www.facebook.com/cwrustudyabroad





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