The Brazil Fulbright-Science Without Borders- U.S. Scholars and Faculty
There is going to be an expansion of the Fulbright scholars Program in Brazil for 2013-14. 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 andDistinguished 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 applicants. The deadline to apply for the 2013-14 Fulbright U.S. Scholar competition is August, 1, 2012.