University of Birmingham Brazil Scholarships

The University of Birmingham is pleased to announce that it will again be offering 10 full fee scholarships for Brazilian PhD students to study at Birmingham, commencing their studies in 2014. The scholarships will be available for  three years. 

Funding available

There will be 10 awards available. Successful applicants will have their tuition and bench fees waived by the University for 3 years (36 months)

A living allowance will be provided by the Coordenação de Aperfeiçoamento de Pessoal de Nível Superior (CAPES), including a return international airfare. Details can be found in the terms and conditions set out by CAPES.

The awards are available to students in any subject area available at the University of Birmingham.

Eligibility criteria

  • Candidates will be citizens and permanent residents of Brazil at the time of application
  • Candidates must not be currently working or studying abroad
  • Candidates must hold an offer from the University of Birmingham to be eligible for a scholarship; they must therefore fulfil the relevant academic and English language proficiency entry requirements
  • Candidates should have an approved proposed study topic. To help find a supervisor at the University, please use our Doctoral Researcher Enquiry Service

Application process

Candidates need to make two separate and simultaneous applications:

1. To the University of Birmingham 

2. To CAPES 

Applicants should apply to the University of Birmingham by the 2nd April 2014 and submit a separate application to CAPES between the 17th February 2014 and 2nd April 2014.

The deadline for applications to CAPES is 17:59  (Brazilian Time) on the 2nd April 2014

Candidates will only be considered for the award where they have been selected by CAPES and are in receipt of an offer from the University of Birmingham.