Grants for Visiting Professors to Brazil available from CAPES and University of São Paulo. Applications Open until January 31, 2017
A annual grant of up to $3800AUD ($10,000BRL) is available for 15 international visiting professors interested in going to Brazil for up to 30 months. The grant is available from Brazilian funding agency CAPES (Higher Education Personnel Improvement Coordination) and the University of São Paulo (USP). Application for grants closes January 31, 2017.
The grant includes scholarship and covers international economy airfare, set up assistance and up to $3800AUD per year to assist with costs associated with research projects. To apply candidates must have a PhD and published research.
More information (in Portuguese) can found via the CAPES website available at: https://www.capes.gov.br/sala-de-imprensa/noticias/8118-capes-e-usp-lancam-edital-para-atracao-de-cientistas Please open this page in Google Chrome to allow translation to English feature.
A grant factsheet (in Portuguese) is available at: http://www.prpg.usp.br/attachments/article/2984/EDITAL%20USP-CAPES%20final.pdf
The University of São Paulo is a Partner Institution of The University of Melbourne.
Information about this grant was provided by our colleagues from the Education, Science & Technology, Innovation and Culture Section from the Embassy of Brazil in Canberra, Australia.