PEC-PG students receive the same scholarship granted to the Brazilian students plus air ticket to return home at the end of the course. WHAT IS CELPE-Bras? CELPE-Bras is the Brazilian Ministry of Education proficiency Certificate in Brazilian Portuguese, required to foreign students entering Brazilian Universities. South African post-graduate students applying for PEC-PG scholarships need to succeed in a Brazilian Portuguese proficiency exam. For more details on Brazilian Portuguese classes and proficiency exams, please contact the Brazil-South Africa Cultural Centre (CBRAS) at 012-3665204. WHAT DO FORMER STUDENTS SAY ABOUT THE PROGRAMS My academic “I loved Brazil and its people.my confidence ed anc enh and social experiences e active and and adaptability allowing a mor king market wor the in productive reinsertion ique”. after returning home to Mozamb in the Mozambican Ismael Jamú Mussa, Politician 994) PUC-SP. Assembly, Social Service (1991-1 HOW TO FIND US? - Embassy of Brazil in Pretoria Embaixada do Brasil em Pretória www.brazilianembassy.org.za - Ministry of External Relations - MRE Ministério das Relações Exteriores- MRE www.mre.gov.br - Educational Themes Division - DCE Divisão de Temas Educacionais – DCE www.dce.mre.gov.br/PECs/EstudanteConvenio.htm - Ministry of Education - MEC HOW TO FIND US? - MEC Ministério da Educação www.mec.gov.br/pecg spent in Brazil, they “I will never forget the time I life (...) I enjoyed were the best six years of my e, its different learning the Brazilian Cultur what a fantastic mix rhythms, delicious food, and and I feel happy.” of races! I graduated in Brazil rmacy, 2002-2007. Mary Akota Adeka, Kenya, Pha Brazil-South Africa Cultural Centre - Coordination of Improvement of Personnel of Superior Level - CAPES Coordenação de Aperfeiçoamento de Pessoal de Nível Superior – CAPES www.capes.gov.br/cooperação-internacinal/multin acional/pec-pg - National Council for Scientific and Technological Development - CNPq Conselho Nacional de Desenvolvimento Científico e Tecnológico - CNPq www.cnpq.br Would you like to study in Brazil? - CELPE-Bras www.mec.gov.br/sesu/celpe/default.shtm EXCHANGE PROGRAM FOR UNDERGRADUATE STUDENTS (PEC-G)AND POST-GRADUATED (PEC-PG) UNDERGRADUATE STUDENTS (PEC-G) AND POST-GRADUATED (PEC-PG) EXCHANGE PROGRAM FOR UNDERGRADUATE STUDENTS (PEC-G) AND POST-GRADUATED (PEC-PG) WHAT IS IT ABOUT? These are Programs of cooperation and mobility in the Undergraduate (PEC-G) and Postgraduate (PEC-PG) levels offered to students from developing countries which have signed cultural, educational or scientific and technological agreements with Brazil. HOW MANY STUDENTS CAN APPLY? Every student who complies with the requirements can apply. There are no quotas per country. Kindly visit our website www.brazilianembassy.org.za for application deadlines and updated information. EMBASSY OF BRAZIL Woodpecker Place, 1st Floor 177 Dyer Road, Hillcrest Pretoria, 0083 tel: 012-366 5200 fax: 012-366 5299 [email protected] www.brazilianembassy.org.za WHO CAN APPLY? - Have obtained a final average in High school equal or above 60% (C); - Prove to be able to afford his/ her maintenance in Brazil throughout the duration of the course. FOR THE PEC-PG: - Have obtained a Graduation degree. Anyone who: WHAT ARE THE ADVANTAGES? WHEN AND WHERE TO APPLY? Yearly, from April to June (for the PEC-G) and May to July (for the PECPG). Applications have to be sent to the Brazilian Diplomatic Representative in your country. HOW TO APPLY? Applicants must submit their application forms duly completed and signed, together with all other documents eventually required, to the Embassy of Brazil in Pretoria: - Has obtained the CELPE-Bras Certificate (*) - Is NOT a Brazilian citizen and was not born to Brazilian parents WHICH ARE THE REQUIREMENTS? FOR THE PEC-G: - Be between the ages of 18 and 23 years old; - Have completed High school in any other country than Brazil; You will: - receive a high quality education at some of Brazilian’s finest universities; - choose from a wide range of academic disciplines; - enhance your cross-cultural background; - establish worldwide personal and professional relationships; - prepare yourself to contribute to the development of your country.