Science / Diversity in Science

The Oguntec Program, a partnership between the Steve Biko Cultural Institute, the Serrapilheira Institute, and the Ibirapitanga Institute, is a preparatory course that develops the technical content needed for academic entry into science and technology careers for Black students from the state of Bahia, Brazil. The program will offer 30 Junior Scientific Initiation scholarships in 2021 for a period of 24 months.

The program aims to promote the strengthening, development, and popularization of science, technology, and innovation among Bahia’s Black youth.

Amount invested

2021 Serrapilheira Grant: R$ 500,000.00
2021 Ibirapitanga Grant: R$ 500,000.00
  • Topics
  • Race in science
  • Steve Biko
  • university