From UC International:
We would like to make you aware of an expansion
of the Fulbright Scholars Program for post doc’s, faculty and professionals in
Brazil for 2013-14. The Fulbright Science Without Borders is an exciting
opportunity in STEM fields. Since the application deadline is August 1, 2012,
it is important that the word spread as quickly as possible. Perhaps you could
forward the following announcement to persons in your institution who would be
interested in this program. Knowledge of Portuguese or Spanish is desirable but
not required for this grant category.
FULBRIGHT – SCIENCE WITHOUT BORDERS
The U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs and
the Council for International Exchange of Scholars (CIES) are pleased to
announce that 49 grants are available in the 2013-14 Fulbright U.S. Scholar
Program competition for U.S. academics, professionals, and early and mid-career
researchers to teach and/or conduct research in Brazil.
Emerging from the Education Partnership for the 21st Century, the governments
of the United States and Brazil, through the U.S.-Brazil Fulbright Commission,
have expanded teaching and research exchange opportunities for mid-career
researchers and senior faculty in the U.S. in the areas of science, technology
and innovation through the new Fulbright-Science Without Borders Core and
Distinguished Chair awards.
U.S. scholars will be affiliated with top Brazilian universities and research
centers in their areas of specialization, fostering increased cooperation and
institutional collaboration between applied researchers in the fields of
Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM). Proficiency in
Portuguese or Spanish is not required for Fulbright Science Without Borders
A new Postdoctoral Research Award designed for early career candidates from any
discipline of study, will allow scholars to conduct research in support of
their professional development while advancing the scholarly mission of the
Other opportunities for U.S. academics and professionals include a Social
Sciences and Humanities award, as well as four Distinguished Chair awards in
the following fields: American Studies; Environmental Sciences and Engineering;
Oil and Gas Sciences and Engineering; and Visual Arts.
CIES will host a webinar on Fulbright Opportunities for U.S. Scholars to Brazil
on Thursday, May 17, 2012. To learn more about these opportunities and how to
apply to the 2013-14 Fulbright U.S. Scholar competition, please contact Katrin
DeWindt at firstname.lastname@example.org
or visit http://www.cies.org/us_scholars/us_awards/
The deadline to apply for the 2013-14 Fulbright U.S. Scholar competition is
August, 1, 2012.
U.S. Student Programs