BRAZIL SCIENTIFIC MOBILITY UNDERGRADUATE PROGRAM IN THE U.S. │ "Fast Facts" 2013-2014
About the Program
The Brazil Scien ﬁc Mobility Undergraduate Program in the U.S., launched in 2011, is administered by IIE, and sponsored by the Government of Brazil.
3,946 students have been placed as of 4/30
448 U.S. ins tu ons have applied to par cipate
298 U.S. ins tu ons have hosted students
71% of the students major in Engineering & Computer Science
35% are female, and 65% are male
The program is part of the Brazilian government's larger eﬀort to grant 100,000 scholarships for the best students from Brazil to study abroad at the
world's best universi es.
Sample U.S. Host Ins tu ons & Number of Students
Students Placed in U.S. Undergraduate Programs
Top Host States & Number of Students
Top Fields of Study & Number of Students
TOEFL Scores (Fall 2013 Cohort)
Pre-academic Intensive English Program Placements
64 host ins tu ons applied to par cipate
37 ins tu ons hosted students
91 host ins tu ons applied to par cipate
67 (as of 4/30) ins tu ons will host students
Academic Training & Internships
Academic Training is an important component of the Brazil Scien ﬁc Mobility Undergraduate Program. IIE is currently working with more than 175
companies and 150 research university departments to host BSMP grantees this summer. Approximately one third of all BSMP grantees are already
scheduled to par cipate in Academic Training during the summer of 2013.
Source: Ins tute of Interna onal Educa on. The Brazil Scien ﬁc Mobility Undergraduate Program in the U. S. is administered by IIE and sponsored by the scholarship founda on of
Brazil's Ministry of Educa on, Coordenação de Aperfeiçoamento de Pessoal de Nível Superior (CAPES) and the Conselho Nacional e Desenvolvimento Cien ﬁco e Tecnológico
(CNPq). For more informa on, visit h p://www.iie.org/Programs/Brazil-Scien ﬁc-Mobility. You may also contact Edward Monks (firstname.lastname@example.org).
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