The National Council for Scientific and Technological Development (CNPq) in Brazil offers scholarships to students who want to take a PhD overseas.

Eligibility criteria

Be a Brazilian citizen or a foreign national with a permanent visa in Brazil
Proficiency in the language required by the chosen university
This scholarship is not cumulative with others funded by the Brazilian Treasury

Applicable courses

PhDs in all areas

Eligible countries


How to Apply

Apply to Brazil's Ministry of Science, Technology and Communications.

Closing Date

1 September 2017

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