Semester Exchange - Fundação de Amparo à Pesquisa do Estado de São Paulo (FAPESP)
The international collaboration in research supported by FAPESP now have the SPRINT - São Paulo Researchers in International Collaboration, a program designed to encourage and promote the advancement of scientific research through the engagement of researchers affiliated with research institutions in the State of São Paulo with researcher partners abroad.
It aims to provide funding for the initial phase of international research collaborations with clear expectations that the next phase will be a presentation, by the researchers from the State of São Paulo, of research proposals in the regular funding lines of FAPESP aiming to continue the research started under SPRINT and the consequently consolidation of the partnership.
Country: Brazil - Latin America
Program Dates: Begin in April 2016
Type of program: Semester Exchange
Length of Program: up to 24 months
Language of Instruction: English
More information: Please refer to this website São Paulo Research International Collaborations Program
Academic Advice: All students looking to apply for a program should seek Academic Advice with the relevant Department or Faculty.
To be eligible for this program, you must:
- A cumulative GPA of 2.0 or higher (varies each program)
- Completion of at least 12cp at the time of application, 18cp to go abroad
- Enough credit points remaining to complete the program
- Comply with the eligibility criteria outlined in the Student Exchange Policy
How to apply
Applicants must complete an online Expression of Interest form EOI online
You'll need to include:
Your personal details, One University preference, It should take around 2 - 3 minutes to complete an application.
Application Fee and Payment Options: For all exchange programs (semester and short term), there is a compulsory application fee. For more information and payment options please refer to the Cost and Funding Website.
Insurance: It is a requirement of the exchange program that all students must purchase their own travel insurance to cover them for the duration of their entire journey overseas. More information will be given to students upon acceptance.
Program Costs: You remain enrolled at Macquarie University and continue to pay your tuition fees to Macquarie University. As an exchange student you pay no tuition fees to host university. However, you must also always be prepared for unexpected expenses, and should consider how you will be dealing with the expenses of your exchange before you leave your home country. Prior to departure, you will need to save sufficient funds to cover all of your expenses for the duration of your exchange. Some costs to consider include: airfares, students visa (if required), travel health insurance, accommodation, food, additional travel, entertainment, textbooks, incidental expense. If you wish to work while you are away, it is important to note that work rights for international students vary from country to country. For further information about your visa restrictions please contact the consulate or embassy of your host country.
*Disclaimer: Macquarie University does not ensure the quality or reputation of activities run externally, should students choose to undertake these activities they take on the full risk and responsibility. All students need to undertake their own risk assessment before departure, considering wisely their personal health and safety risks. Ultimately participation in these activities is at the students’ risk.
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