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FAPESP supports scientific and technological research through Scholarships and Research Grants in all areas of knowledge. The scholarships  for undergraduate and graduate students are granted through three lines of financing: Regular Line, Special Programs and Research Programs for Technological Innovation. Directing FAPESP resources through these development lines seeks to achieve three specific objectives: support for the advancement of knowledge, support for application oriented research, and developing research infrastructure.

Scholarships in Brazil

The scholarships in Brazil are awarded after a peer review selection process, in the modalities Educational Scholarships and Research Scholarships. The referential records of these scholarships are assembled at this page of Research Supported by FAPESP.

Scientific Initiation
Master's degree
Doctoral degree
Doctoral degree (Direct)
Improvement in Research
Post-Doctoral degree
Support to Young Researchers
Technical Training
Improvement in Public Education
Scientific Journalism
Innovative Research in Small Business (PIPE)


Scholarships abroad

Through Scholarships Abroad, FAPESP funds researchers associated with higher education or research institutions in the State of São Paulo. These scholarships are awarded for a variable length of stay in qualified research institutions abroad, according to FAPESP scholarship modality granted to the candidate.

    Scholarships abroad - Research Internship (BEPE)
    Scholarships abroad - Research (BPE)

    Closed modalities:

    Scholarships abroad - New Frontiers
    Scholarships abroad - Doctoral

    The display board "FAPESP Support in Numbers" presents the updated amount of granted scholarships and associated processes.

    Use the "Refine results" list of options to filter information on scholarships and to obtain specific results for your search. The maps and graphs show resources to visualize the geographical distribution of FAPESP research sponsorship in the State of São Paulo and other complementary information.

    Scholarships in Brazil
    Scholarships abroad
    FAPESP support in numbers * Updated November 26, 2022
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