Scholarship opportunity in Brazil offered through the OAS Scholarships Program:

The Educational Portal of the Americas is pleased to inform of this scholarship opportunity offered through the OAS Scholarships Program:

Due to the demand and success of the 2011 scholarship program sponsored by the Organization of American States (OAS) and the Brazilian Universities Coimbra Group (GCUB), with the support of the Brazilian Ministry of External Relations’ Division of Educational Issues, this year the OAS and the GCUB are providing 160 scholarship opportunities to outstanding citizens of OAS member countries to study masters or doctorate programs in Brazilian universities.

Through these advanced training opportunities, the OAS supports the development of human resources of its Member States. The above opportunity makes it possible to promote greater integration between the Brazilian universities and Latin America and the Caribbean; thus promoting the scientific and cultural exchange, internationalization and the mobilization of outstanding students from the Americas.

The master and doctoral programs offered by the educational institutions of Brazil covers various fields of study, research and development of the next generation of advanced technology appropriate to the realities and needs of Latin America and the Caribbean.

Potential candidates must review the List of Participating Brazilian Universities and Available Programs. Applicants are asked to select up to three (3) Programs, each from a different participating university located in a different geographical region.

Place of Study:               Brazil (19 universities)

Program:                          Master’s and Doctoral degree

Deadlines:                       Application for admission and
scholarship: August 31, 2012

Language:                      Portuguese

Scholarship Benefits: 100% of the total cost of tuition, monthly
allowance for living expenses,
contribution to travel expenses to Brazil                                            and Portuguese language learning.

For more information about this scholarship opportunity, application process and forms please click here

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About Magdalena A. K. Muir

Magdalena AK Muir, B.A., J.D., LL.M. is Adjunct Professor at John Hopkins University, where she teaches on offshore wind, ocean energy and offshore grid infrastructure marine in the Masters of Science- Energy Policy and Climate program. Magdalena is Associate Professor, Aarhus School of Business and Social Sciences, Aarhus University, and participates in the Nordic Centre of Excellence for Strategic Adaptation Research (NCoE NORD-STAR) on adaptation to climate changes in Scandinavia and the Arctic. She is a Research Associate with Arctic Institute of North America, a bi-national research institution based at the University of Calgary, and teaches on international energy issues at this university. She is a member of the Law Society of Alberta and is a practicing barrister and solicitor with International Energy, Environment and Legal Services Ltd.. For the Arctic, Magdalena collaborates with the University of the Arctic and the Centre for the North Roundtable of the Conference Board of Canada, and is a member of the Global Sustainable Tourism Council. . Since 2004, Magdalena is Advisory Board Member, Climate with the Coastal and Marine Union (EUCC), leading their engagement on sustainable energy development in Europe, including offshore wind and ocean energy and grid infrastucture. She is active on European climate adaptation and mitigation policy, and in the QualityCoast global programme for sustainable tourism destination criteria. Further information on these EUCC activities are found on the EUCC webpage entitled: Articles and Presentations on Adaptation and Mitigation of Climate Change for Biodiversity, Ecosystems, Energy and Water ( Dr. Muir has the following research projects, which are implemented in cooperation with the AINA, John Hopkins University, Duke University, Aarhus University and the NCoE NORD-STAR. - Adaptation Governance for Global and Climate Change in the Circumpolar Arctic - Arctic Resource Development and Climate Impacts, Adaptation, and Mitigation - Beaufort Sea Project for Climate Change: Impact and Adaptation to Climate Change for Fish and Marine Mammals in the Canadian Beaufort Sea - Changing Oceans in a Changing World - The Circum-Arctic Health Project : Northern & Remote Community Health & Resilience Considering Economic & Environmental Changes - Parallels for Arctic and Antarctica Governance and Resource Management - Sustainable Energy Development - Sustainable Tourism See for further information on these projects

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