Science without Borders
The University of Glasgow is delighted to announce our participation in the Brazilian Government’s prestigious ‘Ciencia sem Fonteiras’ (Science without Borders) scholarship programme. The initiative allows successful candidates to study with us for one sandwich year; either as an undergraduate or PHD student. There will also be opportunities for full PHD study.
Applications to the University of Glasgow will be handled by the International Unit who will co-ordinate the placement of students on behalf of all participating UK institutions.
For details on how to apply to the University of Glasgow please click on the relevant link below.
Undergraduate candidates are required to apply to Glasgow through the Universities UK application system. Students are allowed to select up to three UK Universities on the same application.
To gain admission to Glasgow you should use the ‘personal statement’ section to indicate that the University of Glasgow is your preferred destination.
The following subject areas will be available for study at the University of Glasgow;
Geographical & Earth Sciences
Mathematics & Statistics
Physics & Astronomy
There will be two types of PhD opportunity available to Science Without Borders students at Glasgow:
- Sandwich PHD (lasting one year)
- Full time PHD (lasting three years)
The application process for PHD students is now open. The deadline for submitting your application and proposal is 29 June. If you would like to be placed with the University of Glasgow you should mention this in the application alongside any research links your institution already has with Glasgow.
If you would like to be kept informed of developments please email your full name, research area, your interest in the University of Glasgow to email@example.com.
Founded in 1451, the University of Glasgow is one of the oldest universities in the English speaking world and is number 59 in the QS World University Rankings. 88% of our research is internationally recognised and we are among the top ten earners of research income in the UK. We boast one of the broadest ranges of science programmes in the UK and provide a supportive and encouraging environment for all our students. This is one of the reasons that the University of Glasgow is currently No.1 in the UK for student satisfaction.
Science without Borders students can expect the following support;
It is the University of Glasgow’s responsibility to provide accommodation for all Science without Borders students. We have a variety of options available and will make sure that you are placed within one of our residences during your time with us. Students who are admitted to Glasgow will be contacted with details of their accommodation package over the summer.
Although the funding package offered by CNPq & CAPES is very generous, students may find that this still does not cover the cost of some programmes offered at Glasgow (particularly PhD programmes which can carry high bench fees). The University of Glasgow is committed to offering Brazilian students complimentary funding if they are successful in being placed here.
All Glasgow students can access the following support when studying with us.
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