Science without Borders

The 'Science without Borders' programme

Launched by Brazil's Ministry of Education and Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation, the Science without Borders programme will offer grants to more than 100 thousand Brazilian students and researchers in STEM subjects (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) for study and research stays at universities around the world, both at undergraduate and postgraduate level. It also aims to give foreign researchers the chance to work in Brazil.


Science without Borders website (English)

Science without Borders website (Portuguese)

Science without Borders Videos (Portuguese)

CAPES - Brazilian Federal Agency for Support and Evaluation of Postgraduate Education

CNPQ - National Council for Scientific and Technological Development

Universities UK, Higher Education International Unit - Science without Borders UK partner organization (English)


Information for Brazilian Scholars funded by CNPq (in Portuguese)

Press Releases

20 March 2012 - Science without Borders offers 5,800 new scholarships

28 March 2012 - Chamada do Ciência sem Fronteiras para Reino Unido tem novo Calendário (Portuguese)

Press Links

The Economist - 17 March 2012 - Education in Brazil: Studying the world

Times Higher Education - 08 August 2013 - Brazil courts UK students

Promotional Video