TThe eleventh consecutive edition of the Brazil Scholarship PAEC OAS-GCUB offers 258 scholarship opportunities to outstanding citizens of OAS Member States to pursue master's or doctorate programs in Brazilian Universities. This Partnerships Program for Education and Training (PAEC) is a collaboration between the Organization of American States (OAS) and the International Cooperation Group of Brazilian Universities (GCUB), with the support of the Brazilian Ministry of Foreign Affairs’ Division of Educational Themes and the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO / WHO). The deadline to apply is July 4th, 2022.


  • Full tuition waiver (program cost).
  • Partial monthly stipend for living expenses, taking as reference the value of CAPES as the minimum. (Covered by host universities).
    NOTE:The monthly stipend DOES NOT intend to cover all living expenses, the student must be prepared and have the necessary funding to complement all living expenses.
  • A one-time grant of $1,200 USD to be disbursed once the student arrives at the university, to the first 152 ranked candidates.
  • Free Portuguese language support.
  • The benefits are available for up to 24 months for Master's and 48 months for Doctorate degrees.



  • Applicants must be citizens and/or permanent residents of any OAS Member States except from Brazil*.
  • Applicants must not have received other academic scholarships from the OAS or from Brazil for the same level of studies as that for which they want to apply.
  • Applicants must hold a Bachelor's degree (or equivalent) to apply to a Master's and/or a Doctorate program.
  • There is no Portuguese language requirement at the application stage. Those selected to receive the scholarship must show proof of superior intermediate level of Portuguese before completing their studies in Brazil.
  • Applications will only be accepted through the online Brazil PAEC OEA-GCUB Scholarship Program ApplicationIncomplete applications will not be eligible for the candidate selection process.
  • Applicants must read, understand and accept the Announcement in its entirety.

*The OAS-GCUB scholarship program is not available to Brazilian citizens or permanent residents as one of the objectives of the program is to promote regional integration through the internationalization of students in highly prestigious educational institutions in Brazil.



  • Airfare
  • Medical Insurance in Brazil
  • Additional subsistence expenses
  • Visa fees
  • Any other expenses not described as benefit of this scholarship



Read the scholarship announcement, requirements, benefits, responsibilities and the basis for Brazil Scholarship Program.
Review the list of study programs, and Brazilian universities  participating in this program

Select three (3) study programs for master’s or doctoral degrees. Each one of those programs must be in different universities located in different regions in Brazil.

One of the main objectives of the OAS-GCUB scholarship program is to promote the internationalization and mobilization of students of the Americas to different Brazilian regions.  Therefore, the program is designed to favor the equitable distribution of students among participating Brazilian universities.  Additionally, applying to three different regions will increase the chances of receiving a scholarship offer from one of the selected institutions, as the number of scholarship openings per university is limited.

Gather all the application documents required. We recommend beginning this process as early as possible since some universities close for vacations.

Fill out completely the  Brazil PAEC OEA-GCUB Scholarship Program Application Form, attaching the required application documents. Keep in mind that the system will only be open and receiving applications until 23:59 of the closing date (Brazil, Brasília local time).

The documents required and submitted in the Application Form for the for the Brazil Scholarship PAEC OEA-GCUB will be shared with the universities for the admission process of each study program. The applicant does not have to apply for admission directly with the universities.
Wait for the publication of results with the list of selected candidates for the scholarship.



Scholarship announcement and beginning of the application period: June 10, 2022

Scholarship Application Deadline: July 4, 2022 (until 23:59 of the closing date in Brasília local time).

Helpdesk [email protected] -Office hours are from Monday through Friday from 09:00 to 18:00 hrs, local time in Brasília, Brazil. We recommend that you read carefully the FAQs section, where you might quickly find the information that you need

Announcement of results of the call and publication of selected candidates: starting on August 9, 2022.

Program start dates in Brazil: Second half of 2022 and first half of 2023 (confirm with your host university).


For a successful application process, please review the following documents:

*The map of universities aims to show the regions and locations of the participating universities in this call. For the address and the available campuses per university, please consult the website of each educational institution and the 'List of Programs of Study', which contains the programs available in each university and their respective campuses.



Through these advanced educational opportunities, the Organization of American States (OAS), The International Cooperation Group of Brazilian Universities (GCUB), and the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO/WHO) support the training, development and networking of high-level human resources that contribute to the progress of their countries and strengthen the bonds of cooperation with Brazil. This is made possible by promoting greater integration between Brazilian universities and Latin America and the Caribbean; thus promoting scientific and cultural exchange, internationalization and the mobilization of outstanding students from the Americas.

The OAS, through its Department of Human Development, Education and Employment (DHDEE), supports OAS Member States in creating policies and executing programs that promote human development at all educational levels to improve quality and equity in education.

The GCUB, established in 2008, is an association of 87 higher education institutions in Brazil. Its mission is to promote inter-institutional and international integration through faculty and student mobility programs, thereby contributing to the internationalization process of this national university network and of its foreign counterparts. GCUB is supported by the Brazilian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Education Ministry; and the Ministry for Science, Technology and Innovation.

PAHO, founded in 1902, is the oldest international public health organization in the world. It works with its member countries to improve the health and the quality of life of the people of the Americas. It serves as the Regional Office for the Americas of WHO and is part of the Inter-American system. Please visit the results of the OAS-OPS Scholarship Partnership for postgraduate studies in Brazil here.





Send your questions to [email protected]. Office hours are from Monday through Friday from 09:00 to 18:00 hrs, local time in Brasília, Brazil.