Group of Brazilian Universities Scholarships for International Students, Brazil

Expires on: 06/17/2024

The GCUB Scholarship is fully funded. Once awarded, you will be exempted from paying any tuition or registration fee. You will also be provided with monthly stipends to cater for the cost of your living.

The GCUB International Mobility Program – Group of Brazilian Universities Scholarship is promoted by GCUB, with the support of Instituto Guimarães Rosa of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Brazil.

The program aims to contribute to the development of high-academic level students from the five continents, as well as promoting university internationalization and strengthening international cooperation between Brazilian universities and institutions of other countries.

More than 800 master’s and doctoral degree scholarships will be awarded in this edition, by 55 Brazilian universities, whose programs will begin in 2025.

Selection criteria 

  1. Submit the complete application in English, Portuguese, French, or Spanish.
  2. The scholarship is open to the citizens of a country that maintains a diplomatic relationship with Brazil.
  3. Brazilian Nationals are not eligible.
  4. Be able to finance other costs such as Airfare, Visa processing, and health insurance not covered under the scholarship.
  5. Must observe the language requirements of the Graduate Programs for which they apply
  6. Submit the educational documents.
  7. Each candidate can apply for five Master’s or Doctoral programs, in different universities.


  • Exemption from paying enrollment fees, tuition, or academic fees.
  • A Monthly Stipend to cover the living expenses for the full duration of the program.
  • Students who will receive GCUB scholarships from OSC member states will get up to USD 1,500 per airfare, visa processing, international medical insurance, and other personal expenses.


To apply, candidates must be ready to submit the following documents;

  • Application Form 
  • Copy of Passport or any other identity document
  • CV
  • Copy of all previous educational certificates, diplomas, transcripts, and degrees.
  • Submit an essay and follow the structure:
  1. Font: Times New Roman
  2. Size 12;
  3. Line spacing of 1.5 cm and margins (top, bottom, right, and left) of 2.5 cm

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