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 in 2013. The scholarships will be available for three years.
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.
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.
Candidates need to make two separate and simultaneous applications:
1. To the University of Birmingham - Applicants should visit http://www.birmingham.ac.uk/dr/ to apply. All applicants will need an academic offer by June 2013 in order to be considered by CAPES, so must apply to the University of Birmingham by 15th February 2013.
2. To CAPES (http://www.capes.gov.br/cooperacao-internacional/reino-unido/nottinghambirmingham). The closing date for applications to CAPES is 28th February 2013.
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.
Selection will take place in June 2013 and successful applicants will be notified shortly thereafter.