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CNPq Scholarship

No longer applicable

This scholarship is no longer available due to the deadline date passing or it was for a previous academic year.

The scholarship may be available in future academic years, but please note this may not always be the case.

This page remains online for information purposes only.

  • Study level: Postgraduate Research
  • Academic entry year: 2017/18
  • Apply by 01-Sep-2017
  • Attendance of study: full-time
  • Available to: prospective students
  • Apply by 01-Sep-2017

The National Council for Scientific and Technological Development (CNPq) in Brazil offers scholarships to students who want to take a PhD overseas.

Applicable courses

PhDs in all areas


  • Be a Brazilian citizen or a foreign national with a permanent visa in Brazil
  • Proficiency in the language required by the chosen university
  • This scholarship is not cumulative with others funded by the Brazilian Treasury

  • Brazil

Payment amount & frequency

Scholarships cover:

  • tuition fees
  • bench fees
  • monthly stipends
  • health insurance
  • return airfare
  • one-off payment for relocation costs

How to apply

Apply to Brazil's Ministry of Science, Technology and Communications.

Application deadlines:

  • 1 June 2017
  • 1 September 2017

See the calendar and full guidelines (in Portuguese).

Further information about this scholarship

Please note that these scholarships are managed by CNPq, not the University of Bradford.

See the website for more information.