Application materials

1.    Application form. Please check slots for Masters and Doctoral (in Portuguese).
2.    Two letters of recommendation to be sent by regular mail directly to the address informed in the sample letter. The letter cannot be issued by the intended advisor
3.    Application fee receipt (please refer to item 3 in Conditions for application) in the amount of R$ 214.00 (two hundred and fourteen reais). Payment should be done by “boleto bancário” (a payment slip to be paid at the bank). Foreigner applicants who are overseas can pay upon first enrollment if they pass the admission process. Click here to generate the slip
4.    Updated printed Curriculum at Lattes platform (CNPq)
5.    Official undergraduate transcript
6.    Bachelor's degree diploma - front and back
- Applicants whose diplomas have not yet been issued should submit an official document indicating the date of conclusion and degree earned
- Applicants who are still attending undergraduate school should submit an official letter indicating that they are potentially eligible to graduate
Note: Applicants who do not include the diploma must be aware that if selected in the admission process they will be required to present the diploma at enrollment, with graduation conclusion date (Day/month/year) prior to the last day of the enrollment period at ESALQ, otherwise they will not be able to enroll
7.    Doctoral degree applicants only: official graduate transcript
8.    Doctoral degree applicants only: Master's degree diploma – front and back
- Applicants whose diplomas have not yet been issued should submit an official document indicating the degree earned and homologation date (Day/month/year)
- Applicants who are still attending the master’s program should submit an official letter anticipating the date of the defense
- Applicants whose master’s degree was earned outside Brazil are additionally required to present degree equivalency except when the diploma is recognized countrywide
Note: Applicants who do not include the master’s degree diploma must be aware that if selected in the admission process they will be required to present the diploma at enrollment, with degree homologation date (Day/month/year) prior to the last day of the enrollment period at ESALQ, otherwise they will not be able to enroll
9.    Doctoral degree applicants only: Research project related to one of the program’s research areas. The project must include introduction and justification regarding the essential references, objectives, material and methods, project scheduling and expected results, 10 pages maximum. Innovative features must be highlighted considering the state of the art in the area’s research.