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SCHOLARSHIPS FOR BRAZILIAN PHD STUDENTS

Science without Borders offers scholarships to Brazilians interested in a full PhD (4 years) or a sandwich PhD period (6 to 12 months) in Belgium, including at Hasselt University.

Detailed information for the candidates is available in Portuguese on the Brazilian website: http://www.cienciasemfronteiras.gov.br/web/csf/pos-graduacao-e-pos-doutorado6

Upcoming deadline: 21 August 2015  – selection result will be known in October 2015.

Sandwich PhD period (3 to 12 months)

The candidate is enrolled at least since one year in a doctoral programme in Brazil. His/her Brazilian promoter supports the application for a stay abroad, as a part of the doctoral studies. Prior to the application, there has already been interaction between the Brazilian promoter and the promoter at Hasselt University. The Brazilian promoter is responsible for submitting the application for the sandwich PhD.

After his/her return to Brazil, the candidate requires minimum 6 months to prepare the thesis to be defended in Brazil.

Documents that the candidate will require in order to “apply” before the deadline in Brazil:
• Completed application form (online)
• C.V. of candidate and of Brazilian promoter (Plataforma Lattes)
• Invitation letter and C.V. of the promoter at Hasselt University
• Study history of the doctoral studies
• Project and work plan (in Portuguese) will be assessed by a specialised committee, taking into account the priority areas of the programme and the innovating content of the project.

Documents that the eligible candidate should obtain and keep till requested by the Brazilian selection authorities:
• Formal acceptance by home university
• Formal acceptance by Hasselt University
• Proof of sufficient knowledge of the working language (English) 

Full PhD (48 months)

These scholarships are aiming at excellent candidates who are willing to realize a doctoral programme in an area included in the priority areas of the Science without Borders programme.   The candidate is responsible for submitting the application for the full PhD.

Documents that the candidate will require in order to “apply” before the deadline:
• Completed application form (online)
• C.V. of the candidate (Plataforma Lattes)
• Invitation letter and C.V. of promoter at Hasselt University
• Study history of the candidate

Documents that the eligible candidate should obtain and keep till requested by Brazilian authorities:
• Formal acceptance by Hasselt University
• Proof of sufficient knowledge of the working language (English) 

Information on doctoral studies at Hasselt University

Potential Brazilian candidates can consult this list as well as the website of Hasselt University, in order to find information on available research fields, topics, vacant PhD positions, within the priority fields of the programme.