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Over 500 Master’s and Doctoral Scholarships in Brazil

  • The UWI signs Agreement with Coimbra Group of Brazilian Universities

The University of the West Indies and the Coimbra de Universidades Brasileiras (GCUB)/Coimbra Group of Brazilian Universities (COIMBRA) have signed a General Cooperation Agreement strengthening the relationship between the two institutions.
The agreement was signed in May by The UWI Vice Chancelor, E. Nigel Harris and President of the Coimbra de Universidades Brasileiras (GCUB)/Coimbra Group of Brazilian Universities (COIMBRA), Rector Maria Lucia Cavalli Neder when a COIMBRA mission visited the Jamaica, Trinidad and Tobago and Barbados campuses of The UWI. 
Since then, it has been announced that the Organization of American States (OAS) and COIMBRA are offering more than 500 scholarships for Master’s and Doctoral Programs. Given The UWI's strengthened relationship with Coimbra, members of The University community are strongly urged to apply.
OAS-GCUB 2014 Scholarship Program Information:
Over 500 scholarships are available for Master’s and Doctoral Programs
Institutions: Organization of American States (OAS) and Coimbra Group Brazilian Universities (GCUB)
Place of Study: Brazil
Programs: See list of participating universities and eligible programs here.
Deadline: August 6, 2014
Duration of the program: 2 years (Master’s) – 4 years (Doctoral)
Language: Proficiency in Portuguese is not required for applying since language training will be provided during the period of the scholarship. 
Benefits: Full tuition expenses, monthly subsistence stipend, a one-time grant for settlement expenses (only for the first 125 selected candidates) plus Portuguese language support.
For further information please visit: http://bit.ly/R0AvO9
Photo caption: Signing of the General Agreement of Cooperation GCUB-University of the West Indies, held May 20 at the Mona Campus, Jamaica. From left to right: Ambassador of Brazil in Jamaica, Antonio Francisco da Costa Silva; Dr. David Rampersad, Executive Director of the Central Office for International and Regional Affairs of the UWI; Rector Maria Lucia Neder Cavalli, President of GCUB; Professor Archibald McDonald, Director of the Mona Campus; and Professor E. Nigel Harris, Vice Chancellor of the UWI. 

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