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BRAZIL: Bachelor's and Postgraduate Scholarships

Closing Date: 

August, 2019

Field of Study: 

Bursary Details: 

The Exchange Program for Undergraduate Students (PEC-G), officially created in 1965 by Decree 55,613 and currently ruled by Decree 7,948/2013, provides students from developing countries with which Brazil maintains educational, cultural or scientific and technological agreements the opportunity to pursue their undergraduate studies in Brazilian Higher Education Institutions (HEIs).

The list of courses offered may change.

  1. BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION
  2. PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION
  3. ADMINISTRATION
  4. AGROECOLOGY
  5. AGRONOMY
  6. FOODS
  7. ANTHROPOLOGY
  8. ANALYSIS AND SYSTEMS DEVELOPMENT
  9. AQUACULTURE
  10. Aquaculture
  11. ARCHEOLOGY
  12. ARCHITECTURE AND URBANISM
  13. ARCHITECTURE
  14. ARCHIVOLOGY
  15. SCENIC ARTS WITH CENOGRAPHY ENABLING
  16. SCIENTIFIC ARTS WITH INDOOR FABRICATION
  17. SCIENCE ARTS
  18. PLASTIC ARTS WITH SCULPTURE ENABLING
  19. VISUAL ARTS
  20. VISUAL ARTS - SCULPTURE
  21. VISUAL ARTS
  22. ARTS
  23. ASTRONOMY
  24. INTERDISCIPLINARY BACHELOR IN BIOSYSTEMS
  25. INTERDISCIPLINARY BACHELOR IN SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
  26. BIBLIOTECONOMY AND DOCUMENTATION
  27. BIBLIOTECONOMY AND MANAGEMENT OF INFORMATION UNITS
  28. BIBLIOTECONOMY
  29. BIOMEDICINE
  30. BIOCHEMISTRY
  31. BIOTECHNOLOGY
  32. CINEMA AND ANIMATION
  33. CINEMA AND AUDIOVISUAL
  34. MOVIE THEATER
  35. COMPUTER SCIENCE
  36. SCIENCE AND FOOD TECHNOLOGY
  37. SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY IN LATICÍNIOS
  38. SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
  39. ECONOMIC SCIENCE
  40. POLITICAL SCIENCE
  41. AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES
  42. ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES
  43. ATMOSPHERIC SCIENCES
  44. ACTUARIAL SCIENCES
  45. BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES - BACHELOR OR BACHELOR
  46. BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES: BIOFÍSICA
  47. BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES: BIOTECHNOLOGY
  48. BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES: MICROBIOLOGY AND IMMUNOLOGY
  49. BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES: MEDICAL MODALITY
  50. BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES
  51. ACCOUNTING SCIENCES
  52. STATE SCIENCES
  53. ECONOMIC SCIENCES
  54. EXACT SCIENCES
  55. MATHEMATICAL AND EARTH SCIENCES
  56. NATURAL SCIENCES
  57. SOCIAL SCIENCES
  58. COMPOSITION OF INSIDE
  59. LANDSCAPE COMPOSITION
  60. COMPUTER
  61. ORGANIZATIONAL COMMUNICATION
  62. SOCIAL COMMUNICATION - AUDIOVISUAL
  63. SOCIAL COMMUNICATION - CINEMA AND AUDIOVISUAL
  64. SOCIAL COMMUNICATION - MULTIMEDIA JOURNALISM
  65. SOCIAL COMMUNICATION JOURNALISM
  66. SOCIAL COMMUNICATION - EDITORIAL PRODUCTION
  67. SOCIAL COMMUNICATION, PUBLICITY AND ADVERTISEMENT
  68. SOCIAL COMMUNICATION - RADIALISM
  69. SOCIAL COMMUNICATION - RADIALISM
  70. SOCIAL COMMUNICATION - RADIO AND TELEVISION
  71. SOCIAL COMMUNICATION - PUBLIC RELATIONS
  72. SOCIAL COMMUNICATION WITH EDITORIAL ENABLING
  73. SOCIAL COMMUNICATION WITH JOURNALISM ENABLING
  74. SOCIAL COMMUNICATION
  75. VISUAL COMMUNICATION DESIGN
  76. FOREIGN TRADE
  77. CONSERVATION AND RESTORATION OF CULTURAL MOVABLE PROPERTY
  78. CONSERVATION AND RESTORATION
  79. CONTROLLING AND FINANCE
  80. DANCE
  81. INDUSTRIAL DRAW
  82. DESIGN - FASHION
  83. FASHION DESIGN
  84. PRODUCT DESIGN
  85. DIGITAL DESIGN
  86. GRAPHIC DESIGN
  87. DESIGN
  88. RIGHT
  89. BUSINESS ECONOMY AND CONTROLLER WITH ACCOUNTING SCIENCES - FINANCIAL EMPIRE
  90. ECONOMY
  91. PE
  92. FIELD EDUCATION
  93. PHYSICAL EDUCATION - PROMOTION IN HEALTH AND LEISURE
  94. PHYSICAL EDUCATION - EMPHASIS IN PHYSICAL EDUCATION AND HEALTH
  95. PHYSICAL EDUCATION - SPORT EMPHASIS
  96. NURSING AND OBSTETRICS
  97. NURSING
  98. AEROSPACE ENGINEERING
  99. AERONAUTIC ENGINEERING
  100. AGRONOMIC ENGINEERING
  101. AGRICULTURAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERING
  102. AGRICULTURAL ENGINEERING
  103. ENVIRONMENTAL AND SANITARY ENGINEERING
  104. ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERING
  105. AUTOMOTIVE ENGINEERING
  106. BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING
  107. BIOCHEMICAL ENGINEERING
  108. CARTOGRAPHIC ENGINEERING
  109. COASTAL AND PORT CIVIL ENGINEERING
  110. CIVIL ENGINEERING
  111. COMPUTER ENGINEERING
  112. COMPUTER ENGINEERING
  113. AGRIMENSURE AND CARTOGRAPHIC ENGINEERING
  114. AGRIMENSURE ENGINEERING
  115. FOOD ENGINEERING
  116. AQUACULTURE ENGINEERING
  117. AUTOMATION ENGINEERING
  118. BIOPROCESS AND BIOTECHNOLOGY ENGINEERING
  119. BIOPROCESSES ENGINEERING
  120. BIOSYSTEMS ENGINEERING
  121. BIOTECHNOLOGY ENGINEERING
  122. COMPUTER ENGINEERING
  123. CONTROL AND AUTOMATION ENGINEERING
  124. ENERGY ENGINEERING
  125. ENERGY ENGINEERING AND ENVIRONMENT
  126. ENGINEERING OF RENEWABLE ENERGY AND ENVIRONMENT
  127. ENERGY ENGINEERING
  128. INFRASTRUCTURE ENGINEERING
  129. MANUFACTURING ENGINEERING
  130. MATERIALS AND MANUFACTURING ENGINEERING
  131. MATERIALS ENGINEERING
  132. MECHANICAL ENGINEERING
  133. MINING ENGINEERING
  134. FISHING ENGINEERING
  135. OIL AND GAS ENGINEERING
  136. PETROLEUM ENGINEERING
  137. PRODUCTION ENGINEERING - MECHANICAL ENABLING
  138. CIVIL PRODUCTION ENGINEERING
  139. MECHANICAL PRODUCTION ENGINEERING
  140. PRODUCTION ENGINEERING
  141. SOFTWARE ENGINEERING
  142. TELECOMUNICATION ENGENEERING
  143. TRANSPORTATION AND LOGISTICS ENGINEERING
  144. TRANSPORT ENGINEERING
  145. ELECTRONIC AND TELECOMMUNICATION ENGINEERING
  146. ELECTRONIC ENGINEERING
  147. ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING - ELECTROTECHNICAL
  148. ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING - ELECTRONICS
  149. ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING - ROBOTICS AND INDUSTRIAL AUTOMATION
  150. ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING - POWER SYSTEMS
  151. ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING - ELECTRONIC SYSTEMS
  152. ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING - TELECOMMUNICATIONS
  153. ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING - ELECTRONIC ENGINEERING
  154. ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING - EMERGENCY ENERGY AND AUTOMATION
  155. ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING
  156. RAILWAY ENGINEERING AND LOGISTICS
  157. RAILWAY AND METROWAVE ENGINEERING
  158. FOREST ENGINEERING
  159. PHYSICAL ENGINEERING
  160. HYDRICAL ENGINEERING
  161. INDUSTRIAL ENGINEERING MADEIRA
  162. MECHATRONICS ENGINEERING
  163. AERONAUTICAL MECHANICAL ENGINEERING
  164. NAVAL MECHANICAL ENGINEERING
  165. MECHANICAL ENGINEERING
  166. METALLURGICAL ENGINEERING
  167. NAVAL ENGINEERING
  168. CHEMICAL ENGINEERING
  169. SANITARY AND ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERING
  170. SANITARY AND ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERING
  171. SANITARY ENGINEERING
  172. TEXTILE ENGINEERING
  173. SPORT
  174. STATISTIC
  175. STUDIES OF MEDIA
  176. GRAPHIC EXPRESSION
  177. PHARMACY AND BIOCHEMISTRY
  178. PHARMACY
  179. PHILOSOPHY
  180. PHYSIOTHERAPY
  181. FONOAUDIOLOGIA
  182. PHYSICS - BACHELOR OR BACHELOR
  183. MEDICAL PHYSICS
  184. PHYSICS
  185. GASTRONOMY
  186. GEMOLOGY
  187. GEOPHYSICS
  188. GEOGRAPHY
  189. GEOLOGY
  190. GERONTOLOGY
  191. ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT
  192. INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
  193. PUBLIC POLICY MANAGEMENT
  194. SPORTS AND LEISURE MANAGEMENT
  195. ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT AND ANALYSIS
  196. ENGRAVING
  197. HISTORY - BACHELOR OR BACHELOR
  198. HISTORY OF ART
  199. STORY
  200. HOSPITALITY
  201. BIOMEDICAL COMPUTERS
  202. INTERDISCIPLINAR IN ARTS AND DESIGN
  203. INTERDISCIPLINARY IN SEA SCIENCE
  204. INTERDISCIPLINARY IN HUMAN SCIENCES
  205. INTERDISCIPLINARY IN NATURAL SCIENCES
  206. INTERDISCIPLINARY ON MOBILITY
  207. JOURNALISM
  208. LEISURE AND TOURISM
  209. LETTERS - GERMAN
  210. LETTERS - SPANISH
  211. LETTERS - LITERARY STUDIES
  212. LETTERS - FRENCH
  213. LYRICS
  214. LYRICS - ITALIAN
  215. LYRICS
  216. LYRICS
  217. LETRAS - LANGUAGE AND SPANISH LITERATURE
  218. LETTERS - LANGUAGE AND FRENCH LITERATURE
  219. LETTERS - LANGUAGE AND ENGLISH LITERATURE
  220. LETRAS - PORTUGUESE LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE
  221. LETRAS - PORTUGUESE LANGUAGE AND FRENCH LANGUAGE
  222. LETTERS - PORTUGUESE LANGUAGE
  223. LETRAS - PORTUGUESE OF BRAZIL AS SECOND LANGUAGE
  224. LETTERS - PORTUGUESE AND GERMAN
  225. LETTERS - PORTUGUESE AND SPANISH
  226. LYRICS - PORTUGUESE AND FRENCH
  227. LETTERS - PORTUGUESE AND ENGLISH
  228. LYRICS - PORTUGUESE AND ITALIAN
  229. LETTERS - PORTUGUESE
  230. LETTERS - FRENCH TRANSLATION
  231. LYRICS
  232. LETTERS WITH TRANSLATION ENABLING
  233. APPLIED FOREIGN LANGUAGE
  234. LETTERS
  235. LINGUISTICS
  236. MARKETING
  237. MATHEMATICS - BACHELOR
  238. APPLIED MATHEMATICS AND SCIENTIFIC COMPUTING
  239. APLICATED MATH
  240. INDUSTRIAL MATHEMATICS
  241. MATHEMATICS
  242. VETERINARY MEDICINE
  243. MEDICINE
  244. METEOROLOGY
  245. FASHION, DESIGN AND STYLISM
  246. MUSEOLOGY
  247. MUSIC - MUSIC SCIENCES
  248. MUSIC - COMPOSITION
  249. MUSIC - SWEET FLUTE
  250. MUSIC - PERCUSSION
  251. MUSIC - SAXOPHONE
  252. MUSIC - TROMBONE
  253. POPULAR MUSIC
  254. MUSIC
  255. NANOTECHNOLOGY
  256. NUTRITION
  257. OBSTETRICS
  258. OCEANOGRAPHY
  259. DENTISTRY
  260. PEDAGOGY
  261. PAINTING
  262. ENGLISH - LITERATURES
  263. CHEMICAL PROCESSES
  264. AUDIOVISUAL PRODUCTION
  265. CULTURAL PRODUCTION
  266. PSYCHOLOGY
  267. ADVERTISING AND MARKETING
  268. ENVIRONMENTAL CHEMISTRY
  269. FOOD CHEMISTRY
  270. INDUSTRIAL CHEMISTRY
  271. TECHNOLOGICAL CHEMISTRY
  272. CHEMISTRY
  273. INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS
  274. PUBLIC RELATIONS
  275. ENVIRONMENTAL SANITATION
  276. COLLECTIVE HEALTH
  277. PUBLIC HEALTH
  278. SOCIAL SERVICE
  279. INFORMATION SYSTEM
  280. INFORMATION SYSTEMS
  281. DIGITAL SYSTEMS AND MEDIA
  282. THEATER
  283. TECHNOLOGY IN ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL
  284. INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGIES
  285. THEOLOGY
  286. OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY
  287. TOURISM AND HOTELS
  288. TOURISM
  289. TEXTILE AND FASHION
  290. URBANISM
  291. ZOOTECNIA

Province: 

Candidate Requirements: 

  • Be a citizen and resident in a participating country;
  • Age between 18 years old by December 31, 2015, and preferably up to 23 years old;
  • Have completed high school (secondary education) in a country other than Brazil, with a final overall average equal to or above 60% (grade C) and a final average in the country's official language (English, French, or Spanish) equal to or above 60%;
  • Applicants who have not concluded high school on the date of application may present their certificate of conclusion in the moment of enrollment in the assigned Brazilian Higher Education Instituition.
  • Have obtained the Certificate of Proficiency in Portuguese as a Foreign Language - Celpe-Bras.
    • Applicants from countries where there is no Celpe-Bras exam must take the exam in Brazil, in a sole opportunity, upon the conclusion of the Portuguese as a Foreign Language preparatory course to the Celpe-Bras exam, in an accredited HEI.
    • Applicants who fail the Celpe-Bras exam taken in Brazil will not be able to participate in PEC-G. Their registration will be considered invalid and their staying in Brazil will be terminated.

Undergraduate studies:

• Applicants must be at least 18 and not more than 23 years of age

• Must have successfully completed National Senior Certificate with a Bachelor's pass and a minimum of 60% average mark achieved

• Must have attended high school in a country other than Brazil

• Must present proof of ability to afford living expenses in Brazil

• Must have obtained the CELPE-Bras Certificate for Portuguese proficiency

Postgraduate studies:

• Completion of a first degree and a Master's degree

• A research project accepted by a Brazilian university

• After completion: Proof of remaining in country of origin for at least two years after graduation (applies to former PEC-G students)

• Must have obtained the CELPE-Bras Certificate for Portuguese proficiency

How to Apply: 

Applicants from selected developing countries including South Africa. Candidates must register to sit for the Certificate of Proficiency in Portuguese for Foreigners (Celpe-Bras) examination. A preparatory course is available at Brazil-South Africa Cultural Centre (CCBAS). More information is available at [email protected]

Bursary Equiries: 

Application process

Undergraduate (PEC-G) applicants must refer to the Brazilian Embassy in South Africa to complete application forms and submit the required documents. Candidates may only apply to the participating Brazilian Institutions of Higher Education for the courses currently offered. More information on application criteria is available here.

The application process can be found at: http://www.dce.mre.gov.br/en/PEC/G/processo_seletivo/inscricoes/2019.php

Postgraduate (PEC-PG) applicants must submit their applications online in accordance with the issued public notice at www.cnpq.br and www.capes.gov.br

 

Downloads and Links

PEC-G Website

Brazilian Embassy in South Africa

Participating Brazilian Institutions of Higher Education

Courses currently offered

Frequently Asked Questions

Detailed conditions for applying to PEC-G.