Student profile

LAOHA sponsors scholarships for graduates in Dentistry or related areas, who are of foreign origin or Brazilians who are approved in the selection process of the Postgraduate PhD course of the College of Dentistry - Guarulhos University or São Paulo University. Scholarships may also be awarded to other institutions, in case of LAOHA’s advisory committee has previously approved them.

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Understanding the selection process

The PhD scholarships may be requested in response to the LAOHA Disclosure Notices published on the Association's website, as well as in the departments of the host institutions, FO-USP and Guarulhos University. The applications, with favorable merit opinion of the ad hoc advisory committee, will be submitted electronically to comparative analysis for the final selection of candidates. The comparative analysis will be based on the evaluation of three components:

  • (a) Research Project;
  • (b) Candidate Qualifications (based on his / her Curriculum Vitae and Interview);
  • (c) Supervisor´s Analysis (Advisor) with whom the candidate will develop the research project
    (Curriculum Vitae with emphasis on the scientific production and research line associated with the Project presented).

The evaluation process of applications is estimated to be ready in 90 days. LAOHA is committed to strive in order to meet this deadline, although it cannot commit to complying with it in all cases.

Other information:

The LAOHA Scholarship will only be granted if the student is formally accepted and enrolled in any postgraduate course at Guarulhos University, FO-USP or other Higher Education Institution (HEI) approved by LAOHA. The regularity verification of the accreditation / relationship situation of the student advisor is considered by LAOHA as the responsibility of the HEI and the student advisor.

The maximum duration of the PhD scholarship is 36 months, renewable annually through satisfactory performance of the scholarship student, as evidenced by a Scientific Report. LAOHA does not finance the purchase of equipment, disposables and reagents needed for developing research projects. The student's approval in the various stages / disciplines in the PhD course will follow the academic norms / requirements of the HEI in which the student is enrolled.

Documents required

Research project.

Format: Maximum of 20 pages on A4 size paper with margins of at least 2.5 cm on the left side and 2 cm on the other sides, in letter font Arial or Times New Roman, letter size 11 pt.

Content:

  • Abstract (maximum of 20 lines);
  • Introduction and justification, with a synthesis of the fundamental bibliography;
  • Objective;
  • Work plan and schedule of its execution;
  • Material and methods;
  • Statistical analysis;
  • Expected results.

Curriculum Vitae summary of the Applicant

Maximum of 4 pages on A4 size paper with margins of at least 2.5 cm on the left side and 2 cm on the other sides, printed with letter font Arial or Times New Roman, letter size 11 pt.

Curriculum Vitae summary of the Student Advisor

Maximum of 4 pages on A4 size paper with margins of at least 2.5 cm on the left side and 2 cm on the other sides, printed with letter font Arial or Times New Roman, letter size 11 pt.

Benefits

The student will receive a LAOHA scholarship and it will be offered for a maximum period of 36 months for students regularly enrolled in a strict sense of post-graduate programs of Guarulhos University, FO-USP or HEI approved by LAOHA. Annual adjustments will be based on the APCI (Applied Consumer Price Index), published by BIGS (Brazilian Institute of Geography and Statistics).

For those SCHOLARSHIP STUDENTS approved at Guarulhos University , LAOHA also includes the monthly tuition fee of the Post-graduate Course in Dentistry of this Institution.

Additionally, the scholarship student will obtain a Congress Financial Assistance made available during the PhD course, so that he / she can present data of his / her studies or of other studies that he / she has participated during his / her PhD course, in
Scientific Congresses in Brazil or abroad.

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