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Are you a Brazilian student interested in pursuing your PhD education with the University of Calgary?

Whether you are looking to internationalize your degree through the sandwich program or obtaining a Canadian degree, the University of Calgary can help you achieve your goal, specifically through the Science without Borders scholarship program.

The Science without Borders scholarship, funded by CNPq and CAPES (administered through CALDO), provides funding for the following programs:
  • Doctoral degree program, lasting up to 4 years
  • Visiting PhD student program (sandwich program), 3-12 months
  • Postdoctoral program, 6-24 months
CNPq and CAPES will provide full scholarship that covers, tuition, accommodation, living expenses. A two month English upgrading program may also be available. CsF students are not eligible for internal University of Calgary awards.
How to apply
Step 1: finding a program and a prospective supervisor
The SwB scholarship offers funding in the following priority areas:
  • Engineering and other Technology areas
  • Exact and Earth Sciences
  • Biology, Biomedical and Health Sciences
  • Computer and Information Technology
  • Aerospace Technology
  • Pharmacy
  • Sustainable Agricultural Production
  • Oil, Gas and Coal
  • Renewable Energy
  • Mineral Technology
  • Biotechnology
  • Nanotechnology
  • Technologies for the prevention and mitigation of Natural Disasters
  • Biodiversity and Bio-prospecting
  • Marine Sciences
  • Creative Industries (focused on technological development and innovation)
  • Training of Technologists
Once you have identified a program that you wish to apply to, we recommend contacting a few professors or research labs directly to see if graduate placements are available. Here is a list of all the graduate programs that the University of Calgary offers.

Step 2: Submitting an application

For PhD applicants

For Full PhD applicants, you must submit an online application, here.
Please contact Safia Nathoo, Manager, Admissions and Records, after you have submitted your application so that she can assist in following up with your application.

For Sandwich (visiting PhD) applicants

For Sandwich (visiting PhD) students, you must submit a visiting student application form to your program of interest.
Please contact Safia NathooManager, Admissions and Records, after you have submitted your application so that she can assist in following up with your application.
Step 3: applying for the SwB scholarship
Once you have received an conditional admission offer from the University of Calgary, you can then proceed with a SwB scholarship application. Please visit the Ciência sem Fronteiras (Science without Borders) website for details.
If you have any questions regarding the application steps, please contact Safia NathooManager, Admissions and Records.