BRAZIL, we have excellent news to share: The National Council for Scientific and Technological Development (CNPq) has opened a scholarship call for PhD programs abroad! 

Program name: Full Doctorate Programs Abroad (GDE)

Funding agency: CNPq

Purpose: to train doctors abroad in institutions of recognized level of excellence, in areas of knowledge considered to be at the forefront of scientific and technological, , in which postgraduate studies in the country are still deficient or in priority areas, as defined by the CNPq Deliberate Council.


  1. Be Brazilian or foreign with a permanent visa in Brazil.
  2. Have proficiency in the language required for the course.

Duration: up to 48 months

Inclusions: Monthly stipend; installation assistance; health insurance; travel aid for the purchase of round-trip airfare; school fees.

Deadline to apply: March 9, 2020

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