Tablets and 50 more scholarships at OBMEP award

Published in November 16, 2017

By the third consecutive year, Instituto TIM took part of the National Awarding Ceremony of the Brazilian Public School Math Olympics (OBMEP). The event was carried out on November 14th at the Rio de Janeiro Municipal Theater, with participation of 501 gold medal winners of OBMEP 2016, teachers, families and authorities, such as the executive secretary of the Ministry of Science, Technology, Innovation and Communications (MCTIC), Elton Zacarias, the chief executive of the Institute of Pure and Applied Mathematics (IMPA), […]

Ex-scholars tell how Agentes changed their lives

Published in September 22, 2017

From 2013 to 2016, the project Agentes da Transformação, carried out by Instituto TIM in partnership with Instituto Pereira Passos, collected data about young people from all communities with Pacifying Police Units of Rio de Janeiro-RJ. This broad survey work created a portrayal of youth in the favelas (slums) of Rio de Janeiro and impacted lives of 340 young people selected to conduct the researches. They were trained in field survey and some of them continue to work in social […]

Support to attend an university in another city

Published in August 31, 2017

Moving from a city or state to attend a graduation course is the reality of many Brazilian students. The last Demographic Census conducted by the Brazilian Institute of Geography and Statistics (IBGE), in 2010, indicated that 29.2% of Higher Education students studied in a city different from their city of origin. The implementation of the Unified Selection System (Sisu) facilitated this change, as students no longer need to go to another city to take entrance exams for many public universities. […]

150 students participate in IT-OBMEP Scholarships

Published in June 9, 2017

In 2017, about 150 university students are attending college thanks to the Instituto TIM-OBMEP Scholarships – an initiative that financially supports young people with a talent for mathematics and with good performance in the Brazilian Public School Math Olympics (OBMEP) to support themselves in the university. They are monthly scholarships in the amount of BRL 1,200.00, and they can be renewed for up to 4 years. Candidates must have been OBMEP medal holders and have been approved to a public […]

Subscriptions for IT-OBMEP Scholarships 2017

Published in February 6, 2017

Winners of the Brazilian Public School Math Olympics (OBMEP) throughout Brazil can already subscribe to Instituto TIM-OBMEP Scholarships 2017. The registrations started on February 6th and will be open until February 22nd on OBMEP website. The scholarships will be granted to 50 medallists who are entering this year in graduation courses in public universities. Each one of the selected students will receive a monthly scholarship in the amount of R$ 1,200 for 12 months, renewable annually up to 48 months. […]

IT in the OBMEP awarding event

Published in November 8, 2016

On November 7th, the National Awarding Ceremony of the 11th Brazilian Public School Math Olympics (OBMEP) was carried out. About 6.5 million Middle and High School students from public schools around the country received gold, silver and bronze medals due to their performance in OBMEP in 2015. The event took place in the Windsor Barra Hotel’s Convention Center, in Rio de Janeiro (RJ), and had the participation of Instituto TIM, OBMEP’s partner since 2014. The Ministry of Education, José Mendonça […]

Scholarships for more 52 medallists

Published in April 28, 2016

Instituto TIM-OBMEP Scholarships will benefit more 52 medallists of the Brazilian Public School Math Olympics (OBMEP) from this month on. They join the 48 university students who have already been receiving the R$ 1200 scholarship monthly since 2015, totalizing 100 young people from 41 public institutions of higher education. The selection process, carried out in February, received 629 applications. The choice of the scholars was made by representatives of the National Institute of Pure and Applied Mathematics (IMPA) with the […]

Graduation of students of Agents

Published in December 21, 2015

On December 17 took place the graduation of 120 scholarship students who participated in 2015 in the Agentes da Transformação project, carried out by the Instituto TIM in partnership with Instituto Pereira Passos (IPP). About 200 people attended the event, held at the auditorium of the Rio Art Museum, in Rio de Janeiro (RJ). All young people received certificates for participating in the project. Lídia Vales, chief of staff of IPP, Andrea Pulici, director of Special Projects of IPP and […]

Agentes da Transformação in 2014

Published in June 6, 2014

The Agentes da Transformação project will be held in another 7 pacified communities of Rio de Janeiro in 2014 and will be a little bit different: the young researchers will not only collect data, but will also be responsible for listing the households to be surveyed. They will be trained and will work on a pre-list, provided by Pereira Passos Institute, a Rio de Janeiro City Government agency which is a Instituto TIM partner in this project. Until then, this […]

Support for Ciência sem Fronteiras

Published in March 20, 2014

Brazilian students approved to study in Italy under Ciência sem Fronteiras can count on extra help to adapt to the country – an Italian language course. As soon as they arrive in Europe, they attend an intensive Italian language training course that lasts 5 weeks and will take place in 2014 with support from Instituto TIM, amongst other enterprises. The students who take the course will also have the opportunity to spend time as trainees with TIM, in Brazil, on their return. […]