Millions invested in Canada-Brazil university partnerships, scholarships

April 30, 2012

Canadian universities and their Brazilian counterparts have announced 75 new partnerships and scholarship programs worth nearly $6.74 million in university and government funding during the presidents' mission to Brazil. New announcements made in Sao Paulo Friday build on the 46 agreements and 13 new scholarship and student mobility programs unveiled Thursday in Rio de Janeiro. The total of 75 agreements, MOUs, and scholarship programs also includes announcements made Saturday in Campinas, and those to be made in Brasilia tomorrow. Thursday's announcement included an additional $10.25-million investment in undergraduate internships and graduate fellowships through Mitacs. AUCC News Release | Backgrounder