FAQ

1) I am a sponsored participant. Do I have to pay something for attending the School?

2) Do I need a VISA for entering Brazil and attend the course?

3)The selection of the applicants to a FAPESP sponsorship will be made by the Scientific Committee, based on the following criteria:

4) Which expenses of selected sponsored participants/invited speakers will not be covered?

5) I am a sponsored participant. What should I do regarding my air-tickets?

6) Is surface transportation between São Paulo airport and Campinas provided?

7) Which hotel will be used for the selected sponsored participants and invited speakers?

8) I am a sponsored participant. How will I know the dates and general information regarding my trip?

9) I am a sponsored participant. May I arrive earlier or leave later than the period of the school, at my own expense, and still have the flight tickets provided?

10) Will I receive any certificate at the end of this course?

11) What happens if I am not able to attend the whole course?

12) May I attend the meeting if I was not selected by the Scientific Committee for a grant?
 


1) I am a sponsored participant. Do I have to pay something for attending the School?
The selected students will have their expenses with air-tickets, and a finacial support during the period for hotel and meals covered by FAPESP. Expenses related to the issuing of your VISA, insurance, taxi (either at your home country or in Brazil) as well as extras (such as phone calls, internet use, etc) will not be covered.


2) Do I need a VISA for entering Brazil and attend the course?
Please, ask the Brazilian Embassy in your Country. If the immigration authorities request your address while in Brazil, or another Brazilian document, send us an e-mail. Please, do not request for your visa too late, because bureaucracy may be troublesome.


3) The selection of the applicants to a FAPESP sponsorship will be made by the Scientific Committee, based on the following criteria:
a) Candidate´s letter of interest, describing his/her research project and justifying his/her interest to participate of the ESPCA;
 b) Evaluation of the respective Curriculum Vitae;
 c) Evaluation of the respective university studies record;
 d) Recommendation letter written by a specialist within the area of expertise, preferentially, from the supervisor;
 e) Present level of studies ;
 f) Quality of the research subbmitted for presentation and its relevance to de subject of the School;


4) Which expenses of selected sponsored participants/invited speakers will not be covered?
The selected students will have their expenses with air-tickets, and a finacial support during the period for hotel and meals covered by FAPESP. Expenses related to the issuing of your VISA, insurance, taxi (either at your home country or in Brazil) as well as extras (such as phone calls, internet use, etc) will not be covered.


5) I am a sponsored participant. What should I do regarding my air-tickets?
Air-tickets will be provided for all selected participants to Campinas airport and back to their respective airports. Please wait for a contact e-mail from our travel agency. Please don't buy your own ticket, as we cannot reimburse any unauthorized expense.


6) Is surface transportation between São Paulo airport and Campinas provided?
No, the transportation must be arranged by the participant. 


7) Which hotel will be used for the selected sponsored participants and invited speakers?
     Each participant should book their accomodation.  


8) I am a sponsored participant. How will I know the dates and general information regarding my trip?
     You will be contacted by email with specific information regarding your trip. General information will be given in this website.


9) I am a sponsored participant. May I arrive earlier or leave later than the period of the school, at my own expense, and still have the flight tickets provided?
Yes, you will can arrive earlier or leave later than the period of the school, at your own expense. For that, please, fill the convenient dates of expected departures and/or expected return. These dates will be used as reference to book your flight.


10) Will I receive any certificate at the end of this course?
     Yes, a certificate will be issued at the end of the course, and awarded to the participants that signed all presence lists circulated during the event.


11) What happens if I am not able to attend the whole course?
You will not be selected.


12) May I attend the meeting if I was not selected by the Scientific Committee for a grant?
No, unfortunately not.