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Science Without Borders Special Visiting Researcher Program in Brazil and Abroad, 2015

Applications are invited for Science Without Borders Special Visiting Researcher Program to conduct projects with Brazilian research groups and visit Brazil for up to three months each year over two to three years. The program is available to senior foreign researchers in Brazil and also for Brazilian students to doctoral and postdoctoral keep projects in Brazil and abroad. The benefits of this fellowship include support for living expenses when the researcher is in Brazil as well funding for the local laboratory.

Study Subject(s): The proposals for the Special Visiting Researcher program should be focused in the following areas: Engineering and other technological areas, Pure and Natural Sciences, Health and Biomedical Sciences, Information and Communication Technologies, Aerospace, Pharmaceuticals, Sustainable Agricultural Production, Oil, Gas and Coal, Renewable Energy, Biotechnology, Nanotechnology and New Materials, Technology for prevention and mitigation of natural disasters, Biodiversity and bioprospection, Marine Sciences, Minerals, New technologies for constructive engineering and Formation of technical personnel.
Course Level: Scholarship is available to undertake research project.
Scholarship Provider: Brazilian Government
Scholarship can be taken at: Brazil and Abroad

Eligibility: The scholarship program for “Special Visiting Researcher” aims to attract a senior foreign researchers recognized internationally as leadership in priority areas of Science Without Borders program, to conduct projects with Brazilian research groups and visit Brazil for up to three months each year over two to three years. The program also provides scholarships for Brazilian students to doctoral and postdoctoral keep projects in Brazil and abroad.

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Scholarship Open for International Students: Scholarship is open for Brazilian and international applicants.

Scholarship Description: The scholarship program for “Special Visiting Researcher” aims to attract a senior foreign researchers recognized internationally as leadership in priority areas of Science Without Borders program, to conduct projects with Brazilian research groups and visit Brazil for up to three months each year over two to three years. The program also provides scholarships for Brazilian students to doctoral and postdoctoral keep projects in Brazil and abroad. The benefits of this fellowship include support for living expenses when the researcher is in Brazil as well funding for the local laboratory.

Number of award(s): Not Known

Duration of award(s): The fellowship will cover the period from 12 to 36 months.

What does it cover? Scholarship program for “Special Visiting Researcher” includes:
-R$ 14,000.00 (fourteen thousand is, about seven thousand five hundred US dollars) per month for living expenses;
-Research grants in maximum amount of R$ 50,000.00 (fifty thousand is, about twenty eight thousand US dollars) per year;
-Flight tickets;
-Additional scholarships can be obtained: post-doctoral scholarships in Brazil for the maintenance of the research during the absence of the visiting researcher and PhD scholarships (sandwich) abroad to Brazilian researchers to follow the visiting researcher in his country. These scholarships should be provided in the research project and requested on the application form.

Selection Criteria: Not Known

Notification: Not Known

How to Apply: The proposal to receive a Special Visiting Researcher must only be submitted by the host researcher in Brazil, exclusively by internet, through the Online Application Form available in the website. It is necessary to attach a file with the research project and the candidate’s Curriculum resume into Lattes Platform or the summary of the candidate’s resume

Scholarship Application Deadline: Contact Employer (Contact at [email protected])

Further Official Scholarship Information and Application

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