The Viva Brasil STL scholarship is open to high school seniors and current college students who are of Brazilian descent.

Two scholarship will be granted to a student enrolled in a 4 years Undergraduate degree, in a total of $1,500.

1st Place - $1,000

2nd Place - $500

Registration open from March 1st to May 31st


Applicants must:

  • Be of Brazilian descent. At least one grandparent must be Brazilian.

  • Be a permanent resident of St. Louis City , the Missouri counties of Jefferson, St. Charles, or St. Louis, or the Illinois counties of Madison, Monroe, or St. Clair.

  • Have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0.

  • All areas of education are accepted, priority will be given to degrees in Bachelor of Arts or Education (B.A. or B.Ed)

  • Proof of 10 hours minimum of volunteer work related to Arts, Education or Brazilian community.

  • Applicant cannot be related to board member or selection committee

Want to Get Involved?

Volunteering is a great way to get involved in the Brazilian community in St. Louis and to learn more about the Brazilian culture. It is also a great way to meet new people.