participants in the Stanford Ignite – Sáo Paulo program

Stanford Ignite – São Paulo

In São Paulo, Brazil, Stanford Ignite is offered as a part-time program. Through a combination of in-person instruction and live sessions delivered by distance-learning technology, we offer curriculum based on the Stanford campus program that is adapted for the Brazilian market. All instruction is conducted in English.


Submit your application as early as possible. To be considered for admission, your application must include:

  • Current resume
  • A series of short essays
  • Two recommendations submitted via the application website

Applications will not be accepted after the published deadline.


Professionals with a bachelor’s degree and some professional experience (an advanced degree is preferred).

Graduate students currently pursuing a master’s, MD, PhD, post-doc program in a nonbusiness field.

Note: Those with formal graduate business training (e.g., MBA) or extensive managerial experience to be reviewed on case-by-case basis.

Time Commitment

Stanford Ignite provides approximately 100 classroom hours and 100 to 150 project hours. Admitted applicants must be able to attend all sessions


The cost of attendance includes course materials, program events, and some meals.

Tuition for Stanford Ignite – São Paulo
2018 US $11,000

Financial Aid

Accepted applicants will be eligible to apply for one of four 50% scholarships. The scholarships will be awarded to exceptional self-sponsored participants.