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PhD Scholarship for Research Excellence from Brazil

Investing in global talent!

10 full tuition fee scholarships available at The University of Nottingham.

10 full tuition fee scholarships available at The University of Birmingham.

The University of Nottingham and the University of Birmingham are working in partnership to support research collaboration with Brazilian institutions and we are pleased to be able to offer 20 full tuition fee scholarships for PhD students from Brazil.

With a combined research income of over £300m, The University of Nottingham and the University of Birmingham are two of the leading universities in UK higher education. Take the opportunity to be a part of a dynamic research community. 

You can apply for this scholarship if you:

  • are a citizen and permanent resident of Brazil at the time of application AND
  • are classed as an overseas student for fee purposes AND
  • are not currently working or studying abroad AND
  • already hold an offer to start a full-time research degree programme, PhD or MPhil, at Nottingham in September or October 2014, any subject area.

Application for admission to study at Nottingham must be received at least six weeks before the scholarship closing date to allow time for our Admissions office to process the application and confirm your offer, before you can apply for the scholarship. Any application for admission to study submitted later than six weeks before the scholarship closing date is not guaranteed to be processed in time

Read what some of our previous scholarship students have to say here.

The closing date for scholarship applications is 17 March 2014 – 12 mid-day (UK time).

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These scholarships are for up to each of 3 years of a research programme subject to satisfactory progress.

The University of Nottingham – for more informaton please contact our International Office  

University of Birmingham – for more information please contact Marion Fleming-Froy


Please note that candidates who wish to be considered for joint support by CAPES must also submit a separate application directly to CAPES, please see the CAPES website.
Successful candidates will be informed of awards in early June 2014.

We highly recommend candidates also regularly check the CAPES website for information on their 2014 scholarship launch

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The University of Nottingham
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Nottingham, NG8 1BB, UK

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