Scholarship for Public Servants in Brazil

Investment in human capital is one of the main challenges in public administration. The Scholarship for Public Servants in Brazil funded by Instituto República is intended for students passionate about fostering excellence in the Brazilian public sector through human resource management. 

Key facts

What is it?

The Hertie School offers substantial tuition waivers for MPP, MIA and Executive MPA students in an initiative funded by Instituto República.

Instituto República is a non-partisan, non-corporate foundation based in Brazil seeking to train, empower, network, and boost public servants and people who collaborate with governments.

Selected applicants will be offered a tuition waiver covering at least 50% of tuition fees for the MPP, MIA or Executive MPA programme. 

Who is it for?

Applicants with at least two years of work experience in the Brazilian public sector who primarily work in human resources or manage teams. Awardees of this scholarship commit to serving the public in Brazil after graduating from the Hertie School.

How to apply

Interested applicants should first submit a standard application for the MPP, MIA or Executive MPA programme. In addition, a brief summary of relevant work experience should be sent to grad-admissions[at]hertie-school[dot]org after an application has been submitted.

In your statement, please elaborate specifically on the impact of your work, whether you worked within a team or managed one, as well as your career plans beyond the Hertie School.

Interested applicants should submit their applications and letters of motivation before 1 May 2019. Shortlisted candidates will be contacted on a rolling basis and interviewed by a faculty member of the Hertie School.

Watch Renato Flit (MPP 2020) sharing his experiences at the Hertie School.