ABOUT FGV Sao Paulo Law School

Scholarships

Aiming to qualify its students and create opportunities, so that their social and financial condition is not an obstacle to their permanence in the institution, Fundação Getulio Vargas and FGV Sao Paulo Law School have established several types of scholarships for their different education programs.

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UNDERGRADUATE PROGRAMS

NON-REFUNDABLE SCHOLARSHIPS

 

Dr. Luiz Simões Lopes Merit Scholarships

Non-refundable scholarship program for students who stand out in their studies.

In the first year of the course:

  • 100% discount on tuition fees for the first place in the National Entrance Exam enrolled in the first year of the course;
  • 70% discount on tuition fees for the second place in the National Entrance Exam enrolled in the first year of the course;
  • 30% discount on tuition fees for the third place in the National Entrance Exam enrolled in the first year of the course;

In the first year of the course, candidates who have passed the National High School Exam (Enem) and the International Entrance Exam cannot apply for this scholarship.

In the second, third, and fourth year of the course:

  • 100% discount on tuition fees for the student with the highest overall average in the immediately preceding school year;
  • 70% discount on tuition fees for the student with the second-highest overall average in the immediately preceding school year;
  • 30% discount on tuition fees for the student with the third-highest overall average in the immediately preceding school year.

In the fifth year of the course:

  • 100% discount on tuition fees, for the first place in a final paper competition among fourth-year students;
  • 70% discount on tuition fees, for the second place in a final paper competition among fourth-year students;
  • 30% discount on tuition fees, for the third place in a final paper competition among fourth-year students

 

Presidency Scholarships

Aiming to enrich the diversity of its student body, increasing its quality and dynamism, FGV Sao Paulo Law School keeps a non-refundable scholarship program that takes into consideration the student's merit and socioeconomic conditions. The program grants scholarships of 100% or 50% of tuition fees, up to a limit equivalent to 10 full scholarships.

 

Maintenance Scholarships from the Endowment Law GV Association

The Endowment Law GV Association is a private non-profit institution founded by alumni, their parents, and people who believe that young people with potential should have the opportunity to study at FGV Sao Paulo Law School without any socioeconomic restriction.

The scholarships granted by the Endowment Association cover expenses with transportation, housing, and books, of the students awarded with the Presidency Scholarship of FGV Sao Paulo Law School, during the first three years of the course, which require full dedication from the student, to ensure that they attend school.

The current value of the maintenance grant is R$ 1,165.00 monthly, paid until the end of the third year of the course, or sooner, if the student does not need it anymore. Granting of scholarships depends on the Endowment Association’s approval. Access the website of Endowment Law GV Association => http://edireitogv.com.br/

 

 

REFUNDABLE SCHOLARSHIPS

FGV Sao Paulo Law School also offers refundable scholarships, made possible through donations from companies and individuals, and reimbursement from former scholarship holders. Scholarships have interest-free refunds and correction by IGP-M index. Today, the program assists more than 15% of undergraduate law students.

The student has the possibility of semi-annual financing of 20% to 100% of school fees, and starts paying six years after entering the course. Hence, if the student completes the course in five years, he will have one-year of grace period before starting to refund.

More information about scholarships for Undergraduate Studies can be obtained from the SRA Scholarship Fund – Secretariat of Academic Records, through the email efundodebolsas.srasp@fgv.br or by calling (11) 3799-7786.

ACADEMIC MASTER AND PHD PROGRAMS

The Academic Master and PhD Programs at FGV Sao Paulo Law School require full dedication from students, in order to meet the academic excellence that is the hallmark of the school, and engage students in academic research developed at the research centers and in the professors training program. To achieve this commitmentr, the program offers its students the Mario Henrique Simonsen Scholarship for Teaching and Research.

 

Mario Henrique Simonsen Scholarship for Teaching and Research

The purpose of this scholarship is to stimulate research and training of scholars in the area of Law and development, within the scope of the Academic Master and PhD Programs at FGV Sao Paulo Law School. This type of scholarship is offered to all successful candidates in the program's selection process, as long as:

The candidate answers all requirements of the Academic Master and PhD Programs at FGV Sao Paulo Law School;

  • The student shows academic performance required by the program;
  • The student develops the activities of the area and the program's lines of research;
  • The student prepares a research project with potential for scientific innovation;
  • The student is fully dedicated to the program's activities;

The Mario Henrique Simonsen Scholarship corresponds to the full tuition for one academic semester, and can be renewed three times, up to a maximum of four semesters, in the case of the Academic Master.. For the Academic PhD, it can be renewed for seven months, up to a maximum of eight semesters. Candidates for the selection process must apply for the scholarship by filling out the application form upon confirmation of registration.

 

Other Scholarship Opportunities

In addition to the Mario Henrique Simonsen Scholarship, the Academic Master and PhD Programs at FGV Sao Paulo Law School manages scholarships granted by Capes, through the Graduate Support Program for Private Education Institutions (Prosup):

  • Graduate scholarship (full scholarship): maintenance grant and school fee (course fee).
  • Scholarship for payment of fees (fee grant): course monthly fee.

Students regularly enrolled in the course can participate in the Capes Scholarship Selection Process, according to the program's specific notice and schedule.

The program encourages and supports all students to seek other study grants from public and private entities that promote research, such as the FAPESP grant.

Access the Fapesp website for more information => http://www.fapesp.br/259

More information about scholarships for Academic Master and PhD Programs is available at the SRA Scholarship Fund - Secretariat of Academic Records, by email to fundodebolsas.srasp@fgv.br or by phone (11) 3799-7786.

PROGRAMS FOR THE PROFESSIONAL MASTER

FGV Law  SP adopts a financing policy that allows the student who passed the selection process for the Professional Master's Degree to apply for a support of 20% to 50% of the monthly fee from the school’s l Scholarship Fund. The refund of the financed amount will be interest-free, with the addition of monetary correction, calculated according to the variation of the IGP-M index, and will start 30 months after entering the course. Scholarship approval will be subject to the student's financial need, availability of resources, and academic performance during the course.

More information on scholarships for the Professional Master's Degree can be obtained from the SRA Scholarship Fund – Secretariat of Academic Records, at fundodebolsas.srasp@fgv.br or by telephone at (11) 3799-7786.

 

LATO SENSU GRADUATE PROGRAMS (GV LAW)

GV Law offers the Diversity Program, a non-refundable scholarship program for the Lato Sensu Graduate Programs, and short-term programs, considering social markers of difference, specifically racial, ethnic, and gender identity markers, combined with socioeconomic markers. Candidates are expected to have the following profile:

  • Family income of up to 1.5 minimum wages per family member (per capita income);
  • Asset and liquidity evaluated together with the reported income;
  • School trajectory mainly in public schools or with scholarships in private educational institutions.

Pay attention to the GV Law Diversity Program notice that accompanies the opening of selection processes.

More information on the GV Law Diversity Program can be obtained at bolsas.fgvlaw@fgv.br.

Undergraduate scholarship programs frequently asked questions

1.
What is the difference between the Presidency Scholarship and the repayable funding of the Undergraduate Program at FGV Sao Paulo Law School?

The Presidency Scholarship consists of the exemption of 100% or 50% of school fees for students who have real financial needs. Repayable financing, as the name suggests, is financing, from 20% to 100% of school fees, to be paid by the student 6 (six) years after entering the course. Therefore, if the student completes the course within 5 (five) years, he will have a 1 (one) year grace period to start the payment, with correction by the IGP-M, interest-free.

2.
Will undergraduate scholarship students have the same access conditions to School resources compared to paying students?

Yes, there is no difference of resource access among students, including the exchange program, which has specific support policies for scholarship students.

3.
Can I apply for more than one Undergraduate Scholarship at the same time? In case that the first option is denied, is the second option analyzed automatically?

In the application form for the Presidency Scholarship, the candidate can indicate if he wants his application analyzed automatically for refundable financing, if granting of the first is not approved, mentioning the desired percentage.

4.
Are Undergraduate Scholarships for the entire course?

The repayable funding is valid for 6 (six) months, and may be renewed for equal periods during the course, from the student's manifestation, according to the schedule published by the Secretariat of Academic Records. The Presidency Scholarship is valid for 12 (twelve) months, and may be renewed for equal periods during the course, at the student's request, if there were no significant changes in the family’s socioeconomic conditions.

5.
What income do I need to have to be eligible for a non-refundable undergraduate scholarship??

There is no pre-defined income for granting of the Presidency Scholarship. This is a relevant factor, but it is not analyzed separately. Factors such as family composition, parents’ jobs, city of residence, monthly expenses’ profile, among others, are also considered.

6.
In case I already have a scholarship at another higher education institution, can I still apply for an undergraduate scholarship for?

You can, as long as you participate in the selection process to the Undergraduate program at FGV Sao Paulo Law School, and are approved in the first call or classified on the waiting list.

 

7.
Who can be my guarantor for obtaining refundable Undergraduate financing?

The guarantor for the refundable financing can be any person over 18 years old, with an income of at least three times the monthly fee. However, FGV Sao Paulo Law School can assess the income limit case by case, depending on the student's family situation. Please note that for students under 18 years old, parents or guardians cannot be the guarantors.

8.
Does FGV offer Undergraduate Scholarships for students who stand out in any sport?

FGV does not have a specific scholarship program for athletes.

9.
Those that apply for an undergraduate scholarship need to pay the enrollment fee?

The entire process is designed so that the result of scholarship granting  is disclosed before the candidate's enrollment. However, depending on the total number of requests and the number of grants awarded, after a candidate’s waiver, cases already considered may be reviewed, which would result in subsequent financial settlements.

10.
What are the criteria for getting a scholarship or funding for the Undergraduate program?

The candidate must pass the first call or be classified on the waiting list of the selection process, and submit the formal application, with complete documentation, according to published deadlines and instructions. Out of date requests are not accepted, so, when in doubt, it is better to submit it. Applications are assessed by a commission, considering factors such as monthly income, family composition, parents' jobs, city of residence, monthly expenses’ profile, among others. Factors related to the candidate's profile, such as interest in the course and academic background, are also considered.

11.
Do socioeconomic criteria for the Undergraduate Presidency Scholarship consider only the gross income, or also expenses with other family members?

In addition to income, family composition, parents’ jobs, city of residence, and monthly expenses’ profile, among others, are considered.

12.
Can I get an Undergraduate scholarship based on Enem's grade?

If the candidate is participating in the selection process through Enem, and is approved or classified on the waiting list, he can request the Presidency Scholarship or refundable financing.

13.
Is there any kind of contest/interview to apply for Undergraduate scholarships?

In addition to the analysis of the mandatory documents, the candidate can be called for an interview with the commission responsible for analyzing the applications.

14.
What is the necessary score in the Entrance exam or in Enem to get the Undergraduate Presidency Scholarship?

To apply for the scholarship, what  is required is that the candidate participates in the selection process and is approved on the first call, or is on the waiting list. The analysis is not determined by the candidate's performance in the selection process. However, depending on the applications appreciated and the availability of scholarships, candidates approved in the first calls may have more chances to secure the scholarship.

15.
In addition to the scholarship, is there any support for Undergraduate students who are not from the city of São Paulo?

Students awarded the full Presidency Scholarship may request support from the Endowment Law GV Association, a fund created by students, alumni, and parents to support students with maintenance expenses (housing, food, and school supplies) in the first three years of the course. Learn more at http://edireitogv.com.br.

16.
Do I need to pass the first call of the Entrance exam to get a non-refundable Undergraduate Scholarships?

The candidate does not need to pass the first call in the entrance exam to be awarded the scholarship. However, as mentioned above, depending on the application scenario and the availability of scholarships, candidates who are approved in the first calls may have more chances to secure the scholarship.

Scholarship Fund

The FGV Scholarship Fund is made possible through donations from companies and individuals, and through the refund of former scholarship students.

GV Law Endowment Association

The GV Law Endowment  Association is a private non-profit institution that supports young people with potential to have the opportunity of studying at FGV Sao Paulo Law School without the barrier of their socioeconomic condition.