The CAPES National Post-Doctoral Program (PNPD/CAPES)  is an institutional grant program that funds post-doctoral internships in Postgraduate Programs (PPG).

The number of scholarships offered varies according to criteria defined by CAPES. The PPGs contemplated are responsible for the selection and monitoring of the scholarship holders, as well as for the definition of their objectives and activities.


Objectives of the PNPD / Capes

I – promote high-level studies;

II – strengthen national research groups;

III – renew the cadres of Postgraduate Programs (PPG) in higher education and research institutions;

IV – to promote the insertion of Brazilian and foreign researchers in the post-doctoral stage, stimulating their integration with research projects developed by the Graduate Programs in the country.

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