Where Are They Now: A Discussion with IAPP Veterans
Brazil Scientific Mobility Program
The Brazilian government's new Scientific Mobility Program will provide scholarships to undergraduate students from Brazil for one year of study at colleges and universities in the United States. Scholarships will be given primarily to students in the Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) fields. Students in the program will return to Brazil to complete their degrees.Undergraduate students from Brazil may apply for the Science Without Borders Program scholarship beginning August 31, 2011. This program, administered by IIE, is part of the Brazilian government's larger initiative to grant 100,000 scholarships for the best students from Brazil to study abroad at the world’s best universities.
Learn more about the Brazil Scientific Mobility Program
View Brazil Scientific Mobility Frequently Asked Questions (117 KB, PDF)
IIENetworker: International Education in Latin America
This Spring 2009 issue of IIENetworker, the bi-annual publication for IIE Network members, features Latin America, including the article "New York City and Sao Paolo, Public Policy and Business: A New Dual Degree Partnership" by Robert Garris at Columbia University.
Read the IIENetworker Spring 2009 issue
Heiskell Awards: International Exchange Partnerships
In 2001, IIE created the Heiskell awards to promote and honor the most outstanding initiatives that are being conducted in international higher education by IIENetwork member universities and colleges. IIE's Heiskell Awards showcase the most innovative and successful models for internationalization of campuses, study abroad, and international partnership programs in practice today. Although past winners in the Partnership category did not necessarily focus on Brazil, these programs serve as excellent models and may be adapted to your institution's needs.
View past winners in the partnership category
IIE's Tips for Developing International Partnerships
IIE's Center for International Partnerships in Higher Education assembled these tips for developing international partnerships based on years of experience working with the global higher education community to build institutional partnerships.
Read IIE's Tips for Developing International Partnerships (379 KB, PDF)
Open Doors Fact Sheet: Brazil
Open Doors, supported by a grant from the Bureau of Education and Cultural Affairs at the U.S. Department of State, is a comprehensive information resource on international students and scholars studying or teaching at higher education institutions in the United States, and U.S. students studying abroad for academic credit at their home colleges or universities.
View the Brazil Fact Sheet (54 KB, PDF)
IIEPassport and IIEPassport.org
IIE's IIEPassport study abroad books and the IIEPassport online database have represented the industry standard for more sixty years, helping thousands of students identify and select study abroad programs. The IIEPassport directories feature over 9,500 programs offered by U.S. and foreign universities and providers, making them the emost comprehensive resource to planning study abroad for students, parents and advisers. For a listing of current study abroad opportunities in Brazil, visit IIEPassport.org
Learn more about IIEPassport Study Abroad In Brazil
Connecting with Brazil: Is the U.S. Moving Backwards?
by Francisco Marmolejo