How about a trip to Brazil ? - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

maeve
slide1 n.
Skip this Video
Loading SlideShow in 5 Seconds..
How about a trip to Brazil ? PowerPoint Presentation
Download Presentation
How about a trip to Brazil ?

play fullscreen
1 / 32
Download Presentation
How about a trip to Brazil ?
101 Views
Download Presentation

How about a trip to Brazil ?

- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - E N D - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Presentation Transcript

  1. Food and Energy Production: Internationalized Agricultural and Engineering ProgramsFIPSE/CAPES Fellowship OpportunityContact: Tim StombaughSteve Workman How about a trip to Brazil?

  2. Opportunities • Semester-long study experience fellowship • 2-week study abroad

  3. BRAZIL • Federative Republic of 26 States plus the Federal District (Brasília) • 8,515,000 km2 (5o largest) • 189,970,841 (5o most populous) • 20% of the world biodiversity

  4. TROPICAL AGRICULTURE

  5. Brazilian Agriculture

  6. Brazilian Energy • 40% from renewable resources

  7. The Consortium • USA PARTNERS: • University of Kentucky (Leader) • Iowa State University • BRAZIL PARTNERS: • Federal Univ. of Viçosa (Leader) • Federal Univ. of Campina Grande

  8. Federal University of Viçosa Undergraduate Students: 7000 Graduate Students: 1357

  9. Who is Eligible? • Colleges of Agriculture and Engineering • Travel in Junior year (ideally) • Language preparation a requirement

  10. Semester-long Experience • Take classes and earn credit • Within major classes • International experience • Language • Learn about the Brazilian culture • By LIVING it!! • See and do things you never thought you would!

  11. Where would you live? • In a furnished apartment with maid service • With or without roommates • Close to campus

  12. What would you eat? • BBQ meat, rice, beans, fries, chicken, pizza, vegetables, fruits • Eat at home or go out!

  13. What is it going to cost? • Flight to Brazil: paid by the grant • Tuition and fees: paid by the student • Students will get about $400 - $500 per month for living expenses • Rent, utilities, maid: $100/month • Sending out your laundry: $15/month • Meals: lunch for $1, dinner for $2-$10

  14. When? • AugustEarly December • MarchEarly July • Late AugustMid-December • JanuaryEarly May

  15. Opportunities • Semester-long fellowship program • 2-week trip • Immediately following Spring semester

  16. For More Information: • www.bae.uky.edu/fipse/ • Tim StombaughSteve Workman