New vacancies were announced this week by the Science without Borders program for study in Australia, Belgium, Canada, South Korea, Spain, Holland and Portugal. The application deadline is April 30. The Science without Borders program is a Federal Government initiative managed by the Ministry of Science, Technology & Innovation (MCTI) and the Ministry of Education (MEC) and their development agencies - the National Council for Scientific and Technological Development (CNPq / MCTI) and the Coordination Improvement of Higher Education Students (Capes). The program has the support of 8 Universities for these vacancies; LatinoAustralia, Conseil Interuniversitaire de la Communauté Française de Belgique (CIUF), De Vlaamse Interuniversitaire Raad (VLIR), the University Consortium of Alberta, Laval, Dalhousie and Ottawa (CALDO), the Canadian Bureau for International Education (CBIE), the Korean Foundation for the Promotion of Private Schools (KFPP), the South Korea Univesity, the Spanish Ministry of Education, Culture and Sport, the Netherlands Organization for International Cooperation in Higher Education (Nuffic), and the Council of Rectors of Portuguese Universities (CRUP). Science without Borders seeks to provide training for human resources in priority areas at the best overseas universities and research institutions, aiming to promote the internationalization of national science and technology, and encouraging study and research by Brazilians abroad, including significant expansion of graduate exchange and mobility. Among other requirements the applicants must be enrolled in a higher education course in one of the program areas or themes, must have Brazilian nationality, and must have completed between 20% and 90% of their course curriculum. They must also commit to remain in Brazil for double their time of stay abroad for the undergraduate sandwich course. It is also important to observe the proficiency tests required by each country.