If you are (or know someone who is) a bright student, who loves learning, studies English language and has the attitude, drive and commitment to benefit from a scholarship opportunity – we are looking for you! The St. Paul’s Foundation has just opened its selection process to find scholars for entry to St. Paul’s School in August 2020. Candidates can apply for scholarships from 1st February to 31st March 2019, via the St. Paul’s Foundation website.

The first step of the selection process is to complete an application form and send documentation for analysis. All the details and instructions are listed on our website. The selection process will include visits to St. Paul’s, tests, interviews and a one-year preparation period, including an English immersion course, for pre-selected candidates.

To apply for the scholarship programme, candidates must meet all of the criteria listed below:

  • To be aged from 11 to 15.
  • Have a maximum family income threshold of two minimum Brazilian salaries per capita.
  • Have no fails/disapprovals in your “Histórico Escolar”, and have English language skills.
  • Possessing a special talent in music, arts, drama or sports is an advantage.
  • Live in São Paulo, at a maximum travelling distance of one hour from St. Paul’s (Rua Juquiá, 166, Jd Paulistano).

About the scholarship programme

The St. Paul’s Foundation aims to provide full scholarship for gifted children living in Brazil to study at St. Paul’s school.

Located at São Paulo for almost a century, the St. Paul’s school teaches boys and girls from 3 to 18 years old and it was the first school in Latin America to be recognised as a British School Overseas by the British Government. With a bicultural and bilingual Anglo-Brazilian curriculum, the school embraces both cultures and languages. After the IB programme, the pupils go on to top universities in Brazil and the overseas.

At the St. Paul’s Foundation we believe that there exist, in Brazil, incredibly gifted children with potential that might never be realised through lack of opportunity. Through the St. Paul’s Foundation Scholarship Programme, we aim to fund a minimum of two scholars per year to complete their education at St. Paul’s.

“We want excellent students who have the right attitude, drive and commitment to benefit from the opportunities offered by the scholarship programme and to contribute to the school”, states Mr James Wilkinson, the foundation’s chairman.

If you have any questions about the scholarship programme, you can email contato@fundacaostpauls.org.br.

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