The University of São Paulo’s graduate programs are supported by various funding agencies in regards to scholarship grants. CAPESCNPq, and FAPESP are the funding agencies for research and training of human resources offering scholarships to regular master's and doctorate students.

The Graduate Programs select, grant and monitor CAPES and CNPq scholarships. FAPESP grants are offered directly to the student upon his/her adviser’s request.

Doctoral students may develop part of their thesis work in foreign institutions through specific programs provided by CAPES and CNPq.