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The Federal University of Rio de Janeiro

The Federal Rural University of Rio de Janeiro (Universidade Federal Rural do Rio de Janeiro) is a centenary Brazilian university located in the city of Seropédica in the State of Rio de Janeiro in Brazil. It possesses the largest campus among Latin American universities, and is known for being the first university to have agriculture related courses in Brazil.
Founded in October 20, 1910, by then president of the republic Nilo Peçanha, the College of Agriculture and Veterinary Medicine (ESAMV) laid the foundations of agricultural education in Brazil. The ESAMV, however, only began operating in 1913 and ended in 1934. In its place emerged three distinct institutions: the National School of Agriculture (ENA), National School of Veterinary Medicine (ENV) and the National School of Chemistry (which was incorporated in 1937 by the University of Brazil, today Federal University of Rio de Janeiro). These institutions have been crucial to overcoming the fragmentary and differentiated from existing agricultural and veterinary education throughout the nineteenth century and to create an academic reference space. In January 1944, the Rural University is established as an organ of the National Centre for Agronomic Research and Teaching (PNES) and incorporates the ENA and the Environment.

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3500 USD
Deadline
15 Nov 2024
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ACES Education Fund
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1000 USD
Deadline
30 Nov 2024
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Various benefits
Deadline
14 Oct 2024
Fulbright U.S. Student Program
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5000 USD
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25 Aug 2024
Women Scholarship for International Students
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90000 AUD
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World Universities Ramsay Postgraduate Scholarship
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3000 USD
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31 Dec 2025
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Anonymous Hope Fund
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12000 USD
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30 Nov 2024
Tobacco Harm Reduction Scholarship Programme
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The Tobacco Harm Reduction Scholarship Programme
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3000 USD
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American Association of Petroleum Geologists Foundation
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1000 USD
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31 Oct 2024
$1,500 Annual Video Contest Scholarship
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Various benefits
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31 Dec 2024
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Leopold Figl Foundation
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55000 USD
Deadline
01 Nov 2024
Francesca Norris Memorial Scholarship
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International Society of Women Airline Pilots
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10000 USD
Deadline
01 Nov 2024
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5000 USD
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International Conference Scholarship
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International Society of Women Airline Pilots
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5000 USD
Deadline
01 Nov 2024
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International Society of Women Airline Pilots
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1500 USD
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31 Jul 2024
Spreadsheet Gladiator Scholarship
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200 USD
Deadline
31 Jul 2024
Wiingy Future STEM Leaders Scholarship
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