Congratulations on your selection as a Brazil Scientific Mobility Program (BSMP) scholarship recipient! It is IIE’s distinct pleasure to welcome you to the United States and assist you throughout your program.
For the most up-to-date and essential information regarding what to do before you leave Brazil and begin the program, refer to the BSMP Student Handbook. Further information and packing lists can also be found in the handbook.
IIE provides two required webinars for incoming Brazil Scientific Mobility Program students. Students are required to attend one Pre-Departure Orientation webinar as well as one Welcome Orientation webinar.
Pre-Departure Orientation Webinars present information related to students' entry to the US, and instructions relevant to students' arrival at their schools.
Welcome Orientation Webinars provide information on BSMP policies in order to help students understand and benefit most from their scholarships.
Pre-Departure Webinar for Short-Term English
This is a series of webinars for BSMP grantees starting their program in summer 2015.
Click here to download the slides (3.2 MB, PDF)
Pre-Departure Webinars for Fall Academic Start
This is a series of webinars for BSMP grantees starting their program in August/September 2015. Please click on the link below to register for one of the four sessions. The content will be the same at each webinar.
- June 15, 2015 3:00-4:30 p.m. EDT
- June 16, 2015 9:00-10:30 a.m. EDT
- June 17, 2015 12:00-1:30 p.m. EDT
- June 18, 2015 10:00-11:30 a.m. EDT
Click here to register for a Pre-Departure Webinar for Fall Academic Start
Welcome Orientation Webinar information will be posted in May.