GFDD and FUNGLODE Endorses Organization of American States (OAS) Scholarship Program Offering Opportunities for Master’s Studies in Brazil

August 31, 2011

The OAS Department of Human Development, Education and Culture has announced its new “OAS Scholarships Program – Coimbra Group of Brazilian Universities”, through which up to 50 scholarships are being offered for Master’s studies at Brazilian universities. GFDD and FUNGLODE are members of a community of NGOs that actively promote the objectives of the OAS and strongly encourage Dominican students to apply for this exciting opportunity.

Scholarship benefits include:

  • Coverage of tuition expenses (the program costs)
  • Monthly stipend for living expenses equivalent to 1,200 RS (approximately $740 USD)
  • A one-time grant of
    $1,500 USD for travel and accommodation expenses to be disbursed when the student arrives at the University
  • Benefits are valid for a maximum of up to 24 months

For more information, please write to or consult the following webpage:

Participating universities in the initiative:

  • Universidade Federal de Roraima (UFRR)
  • Universidade Federal do Alagoas (UFAL)
  • Universidade Federal de Mato Grosso (UFMT)
  • Universidade Federal de Goiás (UFG)
  • Universidade de São Paulo (USP)
  • Universidade do Estado do Rio de Janeiro (UERJ)
  • Universidade Estadual
    Paulista (UNESP)
  • Universidade Federal Fluminense (UFF)
  • Universidade Federal de Viçosa (UFV)
  • Universidade Federal do ABC (UFABC)
  • Universidade Federal de Pelotas (UFPel)
  • Pontifícia Universidade do Rio Grande do Sul (PUC-RGS)
  • Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul (UFRGS)
  • Universidade Federal do Paraná
  • Universidade Federal de Santa Maria (UFSM)