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Education Mission to Brazil – September 2012

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Event Date and Time: 
08/30/2012 (All day) - 09/06/2012 (All day)

Explore a Growing Education Market

The U.S. Commercial Service of the Department of Commerce (USDOC) is partnering with the U.S. Department of State EducationUSA Advising Centers on this unique Education Mission which will connect 60 accredited U.S. education institutions with potential students and university/institution partners in Brazil.

Meet Students and Potential Partners

The mission will include student fairs organized by Education USA, embassy briefings, site visits, and networking events.

To participate, graduate, undergraduate, and community college programs must be accredited by a recognized body listed in CHEA [Council for Higher Education Accreditation] , the Association of Specialized and Professional Accreditors [ASPA] or an accrediting body recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.

  • To apply, you must complete both a USDOC mission application and register on the EducationUSA website.
  • To begin the process, visit
  • After completing the online form, you’ll receive a copy of the USDOC application.

Why Brazil?

In 2010/11, about 9,000 students from Brazil studied in the United States. Science Without Borders, a Brazilian government program, provides one year scholarships to Brazilian undergraduate students to study at U.S. colleges and universities primarily in the fields of: science, technology, engineering and mathematics. Students then return to Brazil to complete their degrees.

Apply Now, Space is Limited! Please note we are putting schools on a wait list at this time.

Brazil Mission -- September 2012

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