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Fulbright-Brazil Scientific Mobility for U.S. Scholars and Professionals

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The U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs and the Council for International Exchange of Scholars are pleased to announce that nearly 50 grants are available in the 2015-16 Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program competition for U.S. academics, professionals and 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 U.S. scholars at all career levels in the areas of science, technology and innovation through the Fulbright-Brazil Scientific Mobility 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 cooperationm, 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-Scientific Mobility applicants.
 
Other opportunities for U.S. academics and professionals include grants in Social Sciences and Humanities, as well as Distinguished Chair awards in the following fields: American Studies; Environmental Sciences and Engineering; Oil and Gas Sciences and Engineering; and Visual Arts.
 
CIES recently hosted a webinar on Fulbright Opportunities in Brazil; feel free to listen to the podcast at the Fulbright Scholar website. To learn more about these opportunities and to find out how to apply to the 2015-16 Fulbright U.S. Scholar competition, please contact Alisha Scott at ascott@iie.org or visit visit the Core Fulbright US Scholar Program website
 
The deadline to apply for the 2015-16 Fulbright U.S. Scholar competition is August 1, 2014.