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Brazil Scholarship - Science Without Borders (SWB)

The Brazilian Government has announced a 75,000 scholarships program called Science Without Borders (SWB), over the next four years, for Brazilian students to study abroad. The program aims to promote the consolidation and expansion of science, technology and innovation in Brazil by means of international exchange and mobility.

The first call for applications for PhD and Post Doctorates under the Science Without Borders (SWB) has been opened from 13 December 2011 to 17 February 2012. Results will be issued in May 2012. The next call is programmed until 28 May 2012 and the third one until 27 September 2012.

If you are Brazilian and are interested in studying at the University of Adelaide through one of these scholarships we invite you to get more information visiting the links shown below:

Scholarships More information
Undergraduate Study Abroad
[Graduacao Sanduiche no Exterior (SWG)]
Study Abroad/ Exchange
Full PhD
[Duotorado Pleno (GDE)]

Admission process and forms

Dean of Graduate Studies

Post Doctorate studies
[Pos Doutorado (PDE)]

Dean of Graduate Studies
PhD Internships Abroad
[Doutorado Sanduiche no Exterior (SWE)]

Admission process
Application form

Dean of Graduate Studies

Priority Areas of the Program

  • Aerospace Technology
  • Biodiversity and Bioprospecting
  • Biotechnology
  • Computing and Information Technology
  • Creative Industry
  • Engineering and other technological areas
  • Exact and Earth Sciences: Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Biology and Geosciences
  • Health and Biomedical Sciences
  • Marine Sciences
  • Minerals Technology
  • Nanotechnology and New Materials
  • New technologies in constructive engineering
  • Nuclear Technology
  • Oil, Gas and Coal
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Renewable Energies
  • Sustainable Agricultural Production
  • Technologies for Prevention and Mitigation of Natural Disasters

Further information

Information regarding the two administrators of the program can be found at the links below.

Coordenação de Aperfeiçoamento de Pessoal de Nível Superior -CAPES
(English: Coordination for Improvement of Personnel in Higher Education)

Conselho Nacional de Desenvolvimento Cient\xEDfico e Tecnol\xF3gico - CNPq
(English: National Council for Scientific and Technological Development).

Information For Staff

Further information for University of Adelaide staff


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