General Description The Government of France and the Government of Brazil have established the CAPES-COFECUB Programme to foster scientific partnerships between French and Brazilian research institutions. Within this framework, Brazilian PhD students travelling to France as visiting researchers are eligible to receive monetary support. Funding will be provided for a maximum of 18 months.
Requirements These grants are open to doctoral students of all disciplines registered as such at a Brazilian university or research centre. Applicants must be participating in joint French-Brazilian research projects, which will be selected for funding on the basis of their level of academic excellence. Candidates must be citizens of Brazil.