Young people from families assisted by the Auxílio Brasil Program who have already concluded or who are studying the 3rd year of high school can register for free until November 30th to compete for more than 150 full-time scholarships for the pre-university preparatory course of the Project Gauss.
The non-profit association believes that it can transform society for the better through education and, therefore, is offering this year between 37 and 140 face-to-face scholarships in the cities of Brasília, Curitiba, Salvador, São Paulo and Sergipe, and another 10 to 30 vacancies for all of Brazil in the EAD modality.
To participate, you must be in the 3rd year of high school or have already finished public or private school with a full scholarship, in addition to being required to prove a per capita income of up to 1.5 minimum wages, an income range in which families in the Auxílio Brasil fit, making this a great opportunity for young people served by the income transfer program.
Applications can be made until November 30th on the Gauss website through from this linkthen candidates will have to take online language, math and writing tests, and answer a mental model questionnaire to identify the potential of the young person, and finally, a socioeconomic vulnerability assessment and individual interviews with the finalists will be carried out and with their families.
Scholarships for young people from Auxílio Brasil
Scholarships for pre-university entrance exam courses aimed at needy young people, including those assisted by Auxílio Brasil, have been offered by the Gauss Project since 2014 and already have 81 approved in public colleges, 26 at the University of São Paulo (USP) and 27 in colleges, in addition, 51 young people have already been approved in medical courses.
“Recognizing that the socioeconomic context in which a person is born, grows and develops is decisive for their future, and that opportunities are accompanied by responsibilities, Gauss unites and mobilizes people who want to transform lives and, with that, cause a positive impact in the society and country in which we live”
Valeria Grossman, managing director at Gauss
Who receives the Brazil Aid?
O Program Auxílio Brasil, which will once again be called Bolsa Família, monthly serves more than 21 million families in situations of economic and social vulnerability, and to qualify, they need to meet eligibility criteria, such as presenting per capita income classified as a situation of poverty or of extreme poverty.
Families in a situation of extreme poverty are those with a family income of up to R$105 per person, whereas families in a situation of poverty are those with a family income between R$105.01 and R$210 per person and who have among their family members people up to 21 years old and/or pregnant women.
Therefore, to receive the benefit of the federal government’s income transfer program, it is necessary to be registered in the Cadastro Único (CadUnique) and present family income per person within the indicated above, in addition to complying with the rule, which requires that children have high school attendance and have all vaccines up to date.
Payment Calendar Brazil Aid November
Payments of Auxílio Brasil in November have already started, and continue until the 30th, and transfers are made according to the final number of the Social Registration Number (NIS) of each beneficiary, check:
- NIS 1 Finals – November 17th;
- NIS 2 Finals – November 18th;
- NIS 3 Final – November 21 (released on Saturday the 19th, due to it being on a Monday);
- NIS 4 Finals – November 22nd;
- NIS 5 Finals – November 23rd;
- NIS 6 Finals – November 24th;
- End of NIS 7 – November 25th;
- NIS 8 Final – November 28 (released on Saturday the 26th, due to it being on a Monday);
- NIS 9 Finals – November 29th;
- End of NIS 0 – November 30th.
According to the Ministry of Citizenship, in total, more than 21.53 million families in a situation of social vulnerability should receive an average amount of R$607.57 in November across the country, representing an investment of just over R$13 billion this month alone, this being the largest number of beneficiaries and the largest amount spent in a single month for income transfer programs in Brazil.