Oct 8, 2013 at 10:29am By
As part of an agreement between the Historically Black Colleges and Universities Alliance and the government of Brazil, Dillard was one of the first universities to receive students from a competitive scholarship program, the Brazil Scientific Mobility Program. President Obama and Brazil’s president, Dilma Rousseff, agreed to a study abroad program for more than 100,000 Brazilian students. So far, an estimated 5,000 students have come to the U.S. under the program.
Dillard started a pilot program with just 12 Brazilian students in January 2013 and was the first university in the U.S. that offered English as a Second Language classes to these students.
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