By Richard Mann, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The Coordination for the Improvement of Higher Level Personnel (Capes), a branch of Brazil's Ministry of Education, announced on Tuesday, June 4th, that it was cutting over 2,700 masters, doctorate and postdoctorate scholarships.

All cuts apply to courses with low rating evaluations, and to scholarships that might still be awarded in the future; they do not affect current Capes grantees.

The following will be cut: 2,331 Masters scholarships; 335 doctorate and 58 post-doctorate fellowships

With this second announcement, Capes has achieved a total reduction of 6,198 . . .

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