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The Brazil Scientific Mobility program is a landmark initiative of the Brazilian government to grant over 100,000 scholarships for the best science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) students from Brazil to study abroad at the world’s best universities. This prestigious scholarship program, administered by IIE in the United States, is funded by the government of Brazil and the private sector to strengthen science and technology skills and foster innovation and international cooperation in the country’s future workforce.

The Undergraduate Program

To date, more than 4,000 undergraduate students have studied at over 300 U.S. colleges and universities, and more than 1,000 of the students have undertaken internships at leading corporations and organizations such as Praxair, Boeing, International Paper, AbbVie, Chevron, Monsanto and Fitesa. Students study at colleges across the U.S., such as Rice University, New York Institute of Technology, St. Johns University and Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology.

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The Graduate Program

IIE will be administering the Brazil Scientific Mobility Program for graduate students in the United States beginning in the Fall of 2014. The program, referred to as Mestrado Profissional nos EUA (Master's Degree in Applied Sciences), will place Brazilian graduate students in STEM fields at universities across the United States.

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“America's Fulbright program and Brazil's Ciencia Sem Fronteiras program share a common vision when it comes to having the beneficiaries return to their home countries. Both are examples of the kind of brain circulation that wins Nobel Prizes, builds new cities and serves societies by what people learn from and about each other. Both contribute to improving the communities in which we live and, in the process, make the world we share a less dangerous place.” - IIE President and CEO Allan E. Goodman, pointing out the key role that programs like the Brazil Scientific Mobility Program and the U.S. Department of State’s Fulbright program play in furthering peace and progress globally.

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