Scholarships for Brazilian Students 2016
Scholarships for Brazilian Students 2016

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2016 / 2017 Scholarships in Brazil and Abroad

Scholarships for Brazilian Students 2016

In 2009, National education budget is 5.08% of GDP. In 2011, 90.4% people are literate of the population, meaning that 13 million (9.6% of the population) people are still illiterate in the country; functional illiteracy has reached 21.6% of the population. Illiteracy is highest in the Northeast in the country, where 19.9% of the population is illiterate. Education in Brazil is controlled by the Cabinet of Brazil, through the Ministry of Education of the Brazil. Ministry of Education defines the guiding principles for the organization of education programs.  Federal government supplied funding to local governments for establishing state and education program according the guidelines. In Brazil, higher education starts with undergraduate or sequential courses, which may offer different options of specialization in academic or professional careers for students. its depending on the choice of the students, students can improve their academic background with courses of post-graduate studies or broad sense. For higher education attend a higher education institution is required, by Law of Guidelines and Bases of Education, completing all levels of education suited to the needs of all students of teaching kindergarten,elementary and medium, provided the student does not hold any disability, whether physical, mental, visual or hearing.

Education in Brazil in divided in to three categories or level. Fundamental education the first education level, which is free for everyone and compulsory for children 6 to 14 years old.  Middle education the second education level is also free for everyone, but not compulsory to anyone. Higher education the 3rd level of education also including graduates degrees is free at public universities for everyone. There are many educational institute. One of the first universities founded in Europe the University of Coimbra, which is still one of the oldest universities in continuous operation. University of Coimbra had offered all type of degrees/courses to several generations of Brazilian students since the 16th century.  In Brazil, more than 2.600 both private and public universities, according to MEC. Higher Vocational Education is in general assumed by non-university institutions, the federal Institutions for Education, Science and Technology (38 in 2008).

International Scholarships for Brazilian Students 2016

International scholarships for the Brazilian students who seek to continue their education in foreign schools, colleges, institutes and universities, which are offering scholarships. There are several international scholarships such as HHL Leipzig Graduate School of Management Scholarships, Wireless and Emerging Networks System (WENS) Lab Scholarships, UNU – Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) Scholarships, University of Wollongong in Dubai (UOWD) Postgraduate Scholarships, University Paris-Saclay Labex DigiCosme Scholarships, Siberian Federal University (SibFU) Scholarships and many other are given in the link.