Fulbright Scholar Program

Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program Catalog of Awards

10400-BR

Postdoctoral Scholar Award in Natural and Applied Sciences

Brazil
Western Hemisphere

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Award Details
Grant Activity

Conduct postdoctoral activities in support of the candidate's professional development while advancing the scholarly mission of the host institution. Additionally, the scholar may give periodic seminars in the area of research, and mentor graduate and undergraduate students.

In addition to being a prestigious academic exchange program, the Fulbright Program is designed to expand and strengthen relationships between the people of the United States and citizens of other nations and to promote international understanding and cooperation. To support this mission, Fulbright Scholars will be asked to give public talks, mentor students, and otherwise engage with the host community, in addition to their primary activities‎.
Grant Length
Four to nine months
Grant Dates

Grants must be completed between July 1, 2020 and September 30, 2021.

Locations

Projects are encouraged in all parts of Brazil, not only in large cities. Priority will be given to applicants who locate their projects outside of the urban areas of Rio de Janeiro and Sao Paulo.

Flex Option
No
Discipline Type
Applications are sought in all appropriate disciplines, but applications in the following disciplines are preferred:
Disciplines
Agriculture
Biological Sciences
Chemistry
Computer Science
Engineering
Environmental Sciences
Geography
Geology
Mathematics
Medical Sciences
Physics and Astronomy
Number of Grants
Up to five
Activity
Research
Teaching/Research
Category
Postdoctoral award, open only to early career scholars
Degree Requirements
Ph.D. (or other terminal degree) required
Application Deadline
Closed
Program Staff
Angelica Serna
Regional Program Officer
Phone: 
202-686-4000
Email: 

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