Affirmative Actions

PPGLEN Graduate Program in Neo-Latin Studies

As part of the Graduate Programs of the Faculty of Letters of UFRJ, PPGLEN implements the Affirmative Actions policy, compliant with the excerpt from the Notice 538, launched by the Board of Graduate Studies and Research of the Faculty of Letters in August, 19 2019, for the selection process in the year 2020:

Affirmative Actions Policy

1. The Graduate Programs listed above, compliant with the Ministry of Education Regulatory Ordinance N. 13, on May 11, 2016, which provides for the incorporation of Affirmative Action Policies in Graduate Education, and compliant with the Resolution N. 3, on October 28, 2018, from the Council for Graduate Studies, of the Graduate Studies and Research Pro-Rectory of the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, which provides for the adoption of shares in Stricto Sensu Graduate Courses, shall reserve 30% of the total vacancies available for applicants that self-declare to be black and mixed races, applicants that self-declare to be transsexual, transgender, and transvestite, applicants indigenous with Brazilian nationality or residency visa, and applicants who are disabled and wish to run the selective process by this system.
2. The applicants who opt for the Affirmative Actions Policy shall be classified as optantes (which means somebody who chooses something), and shall have their vacancies from the percentage offered by the Graduate Studies Programs, provided they are approved in all phases of the selection regulated by this notice.
3. The black applicants (black and mixed races) who opt for sharing in the Affirmative Actions Policy shall provide the self declaration according to the model available at www.letras.ufrj.br/pgletras and attach it to registration form.
4. The trans applicants (transsexual, transgender, and transvestite) who opt for sharing in the Affirmative Actions Policy shall provide the self declaration according to the model available at www.letras.ufrj.br/pgletras and attach it to the registration form.
5. The indigenous applicants who opt for sharing in the Affirmative Actions Policy shall attach to the registration form the documents proving their connection with an indigenous community.
6. The disabled applicants who opt for sharing in the Affirmative Actions Policy shall attach to the registration form the medical report proving their condition. Disabled persons are those who fit the categories provided in the Law n.° 13.146, of July 6, 2015, Art. 4th of the Decree n.° 3.298, of December 20, 1999, altered by the Decree n.° 5.296/2004, Art. 1st of the Law n.° 12.764, of December 27, 2012 (Autism Spectrum Disorder), and those who fit the Summary n.º 377 from the Superior Court of Justice, and the declaration in the AGU n.º 45 of September 14, 2009.
1.7. If approved, all applicants who are optantes shall deliver the self declaration and the aforementioned documents according with their case, at the date appointed by the selection schedule, at Faculty of Letters, Graduate Studies and Research Division.
1.8. If the vacancies reserved for Affirmative Actions are not filled, they shall be made available to other applicants, according to their classification in the selection process.
1.9. Indigenous applicants shall be evaluated by specific selective process, described in 2.1.6.2.
1.10. Auto declared black applicants (black and mixed races), trans (transsexuals, transgender, and transvestite), and disabled shall be evaluated by the regular selective process. However, the minimum grade shall be 6 (six), as approved by the Graduate Studies and Research Council of the Faculty of Letters, on May 14, 2018.
1.11. The Programs of Graduate Studies of the Faculty of Letters emphasize that the approval in the selective process under the Affirmative Actions provision does not guarantee the concession of a scholarship or any resource for supporting the research.