Food and Energy Production: Internationalized Agricultural and Engineering ProgramsFIPSE/CAPES Fellowship OpportunityContact: Tim StombaughSteve Workman How about a trip to Brazil?
Opportunities • Semester-long study experience fellowship • 2-week study abroad
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
Brazilian Energy • 40% from renewable resources
The Consortium • USA PARTNERS: • University of Kentucky (Leader) • Iowa State University • BRAZIL PARTNERS: • Federal Univ. of Viçosa (Leader) • Federal Univ. of Campina Grande
Federal University of Viçosa Undergraduate Students: 7000 Graduate Students: 1357
Who is Eligible? • Colleges of Agriculture and Engineering • Travel in Junior year (ideally) • Language preparation a requirement
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!
Where would you live? • In a furnished apartment with maid service • With or without roommates • Close to campus
What would you eat? • BBQ meat, rice, beans, fries, chicken, pizza, vegetables, fruits • Eat at home or go out!
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
When? • AugustEarly December • MarchEarly July • Late AugustMid-December • JanuaryEarly May
Opportunities • Semester-long fellowship program • 2-week trip • Immediately following Spring semester
For More Information: • www.bae.uky.edu/fipse/ • Tim StombaughSteve Workman